April 23, 2021

Downton Abbey an instant PBS classic

PBS brings us Downton Abbey, an absolutely riveting depiction of the upper and servant classes at Downton Abbey on the brink of World War I. The series is reminiscent of “Upstairs/Downstairs” but with stunning cinematography. The incomparable Maggie Smith, a radiant Elizabeth McGovern and the stately Hugh Bonneville grace the cast.  Julian Fellowes, the Oscar-winning writer of “Gosford Park” is the creator. This instant classic series has 4 episodes with more now in production. Viewers can catch current episodes and obtain purchase information at:  www.pbs.org

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