Allen Leech finds a happy home at ‘Downton’

January 3, 2015 1:05 PM

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The Irish-born actor employs his native brogue in portraying Tom Branson, the former chauffeur who’s become a landed-family insider on the PBS series. But moviegoers hear a Scotch lilt from Leech’s Second World War code breaker in The Imitation Game.

And, for an audience of one, Leech seals his adroitness with an impish take on the posh English tones of Downton Abbey creator and writer Julian Fellowes.

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