Why we love Lily James
If you’re a fan of uptight, upper-class Victorian ladies spilling out of their petticoats as they breathlessly succumb to the sins of the flesh, then we heartily recommend you check out Lily James as Lady Rose in Downton Abbey. And if you can’t bear to sit through any of ITV’s period-drama mega-hit – even if it does mean you get to see Lily flare her nostrils in a pent-up sexual manner – then you may prefer to revisit The Secret Diary Of A Call Girl, in which Lily played Poppy, a character who wasn’t in the same ‘line of business’ as Billie Piper’s Hannah, but had her fair share of steamy scenes nonetheless.
And if you prefer fire-breathing dragons to bodice-ripping sex scenes – you big ol’ geeky weirdo – Lily also puts in an appearance as Korrina in Hollywood blockbuster Wrath Of The Titans. Is there any period of history – fictional or otherwise – that she can’t look fit in?
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