Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Call of WILDLING

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Call of WILDLING

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Scottish actress Rose Leslie has packed a lot into her 12-year career, including a BAFTA for her role in 2009 BBC drama New Town as well as a spell in Downton Abbey. More recently she's bagged high-profile roles in Game of Thrones and the legal drama The Good Fight.

Her early life was high-flying too.

Rose hails from a family born of two noble Scots clans and, as well as being a descendant of King Charles II, she is related to historian William Dalrymple.

Leslie was brought up in a 700-yearold castle in Aberdeenshire with her four siblings and, after attending schools both locally and in Somerset, studied at London's Royal Academy of Music and Dramatic Art before fame beckoned. Castles cost a lot to run and Rose's family home - Lickleyhead Castle - is available to rent via home sharing website Airbnb. …

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