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Downton's Fellowes: 'I proposed after 20 minutes'

It was love at first sight for Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes when he spotted Emma at a party. He was nearly 40 and she was 15 years younger.

After just 20 minutes of chatting Emma up, he asked for her hand in marriage. What happened next?

Julian Fellowes speaks to Kirsty Young on Radio 4's Desert Island Discs on Sunday 18 December at 11:15 GMT, repeated Friday 09:00 GMT. Listen online or browse the extensive Desert Island Discs archive.

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