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Downton Abbey: first teaser trailer released

The long-awaited Downton Abbey was filmed this past autumn and we’ve already got our first look at a trailer.. The trailer doesn’t give too much away but everything’s something more fancy than it was on the original series, with a brand new rendition of the show’s iconic theme playing. There’s even a list of all the characters … >

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Downton Abbey: movie adds Imelda Staunton and more

The long-rumoured, now-official Downton Abbey movie is formally going into production in September with the addition of new cast members Imelda Staunton and Geraldine James. Staunton and James join David Haig, Tuppence Middleton, Kate Phillips, Stephen Campbell Moore, and Simon Jones as the rather well-heeled Crawley family takes to the big screen. They’ll join series stalwarts Hugh … >

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The Crown season 2 was “unfair” to Prince Philip, says Downton Abbey creator

Lord Julian Fellowes, the creator of Downton Abbey, has said that The Crown season 2 was “unfair” to His Royal Highness Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. Speaking on the Katie Couric Podcast, Fellowes chatted in a fair bit of detail about his thoughts and feelings surrounding The Crown, and the general practice of writing dramas about living people. … >

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Downton Abbey creator has a new period drama coming

Whilst speculation continues about the Downton Abbey movie, that’s finally expected to start filming later this year, the show’s creator has now had another TV series greenlit. Julian Fellowes has been developing The Gilded Age for the best part of half a decade, with the show charting New York City in the 1880s. It’ll deal … >

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ITV wants to open a theme park in London

Here’s one we didn’t see coming. ITV is looking into opening a mini theme park in the middle of London, to allow people to “experience” its TV shows. It sounds like the project is being fast-tracked too, with the network looking for a launch in 2018. Shows such as Downton Abbey, Victoria, The Voice and, … >

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