Brendan Coyle has agreed to offer himself up for auction to benefit the Origin Theatre Company in New York.
It's not going to be your usual celebrity meet & greet either. It is one lucky fans chance to give Mr Bates some TLC. The winner gets to read poetry to him in a horse drawn carriage ride in Central Park and then take him to a fancy dinner at Per Se all the while waiting on him hand and foot, making sure his every need is provided for. Sign me up is all I can say!
NY evening with BRENDAN COYLE from DOWNTON ABBEY
The actor Brendan Coyle, who plays the ill-fated butler Bates on Masterpiece Theatre's mega hit Downton Abbey has agreed to let himself be waited on hand and foot by a super lucky auction bidder.
The winner of the table-turning prize will read poetry to Coyle in a horse-drawn carriage ride in Central Park, and then take Coyle to dinner at the super fancy Per Se at the Time Warner Center, all the while making sure that Coyle's every need is taken care of. The bidder will offer to share their dessert with Coyle, and, after dinner will make sure Coyle gets home safely by depositing him in a cab and shutting the door for him. Coyle will then let the bidder know that he has arrived safely at his hotel.
Special Instructions *This Prize is available on TUESDAY MAY 22nd ONLY
Want to give Mr Bates the VIP treatment? Place your online bids HERE. You can bid online until Sunday May 20, then the auction will be going to a live event on Monday May 21.
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