Breaking news for fans of highly strung period drama, Downton Abbey‘s Lesley Nicol, who plays the cook¬†Mrs Patmore in the ITV1 show, has signed up for a guest role in ABC’s Once Upon A Time.
According to¬†TVLine, Nicol’s character will have a “special connection” to the Snow White family.
Prince Charming star Josh Dallas, tweeted, “As a huge #DowntonAbbey fan I’m very excited @lesley_nicol is coming to #OnceUponATime!”
Once Upon A Time¬†Season 2 returns to ABC 6 January 2013. Season 1 is out now on DVD,¬†buy it for ¬£24.99 from Amazon.co.uk.