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Dominic West looks every inch the ladies’ man as he drives speedboat and Porsche for new wine show

His amorous performance with Lily James in Rome has shown he can be convincing as a ladies’ man. 

Now, Dominic West, 51, seems determined to prove he has more attributes to be the next James Bond.

West, who starred in The Affair and Les Miserables, gives an 007-worthy performance in a video to promote Amazon Prime’s The Wine Show, which will be broadcast next week.

The Yorkshireman pilots a speedboat along the river Douro in Portugal, then drives a Porsche to the Quinta Do Noval vineyard and enjoys a glass of wine — not shaken or stirred, one hopes.

Dominic West’s (pictured) amorous performance with Lily James in Rome has shown he can be convincing as a ladies’ man

No wedding ring in sight, yet the film was made long before his Roman holiday.  

Yesterday the MailOnline revealed that Dominic‘s wife, Catherine Fitzgerald, had taken her own trip – flying solo to Ireland ‘for on a work trip’ after her husband’s Rome getaway with Lily James.

The Irish landscape gardener has gone to stay with her mother Olga Fitzgerald at the family’s ancestral seat of Glin Castle, Co. Limerick, that they run as a £6,000-a-night events venue.

The 49-year-old mother-of-four flew into Shannon airport in county Limerick in recent days and travelled to her family castle 50 miles away, MailOnline understands.

The next James Bond? The Yorkshireman, 51Porsche to the Quinta Do Noval vineyard and enjoys a glass of wine —

The next James Bond? Dominic West pilots a speedboat along the river Douro in Portugal

No wedding ring in sight! The clip, shot on the river Douro in Portugal, was filmed before his trip to Rome with Lily James however he did not appear to be wearing the gold band

No wedding ring in sight! The clip, shot on the river Douro in Portugal, was filmed before his trip to Rome with Lily James however he did not appear to be wearing the gold band

Not shaken or stirred: The Yorkshireman, 51, pilots a speedboat along the river Douro in Portugal, then drives a Porsche to the Quinta Do Noval vineyard and enjoys a glass of wine

Not shaken or stirred: The Yorkshireman, 51, pilots a speedboat along the river Douro in Portugal, then drives a Porsche to the Quinta Do Noval vineyard and enjoys a glass of wine

Although she hasn’t been seen in the nearby village, a local source confirmed she was ‘holed up’ at the castle, attempting to escape the attention on her private life.

Catherine will have to self-isolate at home for 14 days after arriving from the UK, due to Ireland’s quarantine regulations. It is not thought that her husband will be joining her.

After those pictures of West and Lily, 31, putting on a very cosy display in Rome when they he was pictured whispering into her ear during an alfresco lunch, the actor and Catherine put on a awkward display of unity for the media outside their Cotswolds home.

The Anglo-Irish aristocrat looked slightly uncomfortable as she clutched a tissue and a piece of paper that boasted: ‘Our marriage is strong and we’re very much still together. Thank you.’

She then gave her husband a long lingering kiss and he smirked at the camera.  

A source told MailOnline that she had travelled to see her mother ‘get some rest’ following the incident. 

The source, in the Co. Limerick area, said: ‘She’s here. She’s just trying to get some rest, totally understandably after what she’s been through.

‘We had photographers here last week but there’s strictly no admittance to the castle grounds and she’s not coming out anyway. The Gardai [police] moved them on.

‘This is her home, her favourite place in the world and she feels safe here. It’s natural that she’d come home to her mother. It must be hell what she’s going through.’

They added: ‘She is absolutely devastated at those pictures and their story will inevitably have a sad ending’.

The Wire actor West today confirmed that his wife had gone to Ireland alone.

He said: ‘She’s on a work trip. She’s gone by herself.’

When asked if they are still together, West laughed and said: ‘Of course we are, very much together. Our relationship is fine.’

When asked about his trip to Rome, West replied: ‘It’s nobody’s business.’

His wife is staying with her mother Olda Fitzgerald, who lives at the castle which is available for exclusive hire starting at £6,000 per night.

Dominic cut a forlorn figure on Saturday as he was seen watching his son Francis, 11, play football in Exeter.

A mutual friend of the couple says Catherine has thanked friends for their support over the past week, but hasn’t revealed where she is staying to them.

‘I should imagine she just wants to go to ground for a bit,’ he said.

‘Dom may be at ease with the showbiz life but Catherine is underneath it all is quite reserved.’

After those pictures of West and Lily, 31, putting on a very cosy display in Rome when they he was pictured whispering into her ear during an alfresco lunch, the actor and Catherine put on a awkward display of unity for the media outside their Cotswolds home.

The Anglo-Irish aristocrat looked slightly uncomfortable as she clutched a tissue and a piece of paper that boasted: ‘Our marriage is strong and we’re very much still together. Thank you.’

She then gave her husband a long lingering kiss and he smirked at the camera.

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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