ITV's new costume drama series, Downton Abbey, written and created by Oscar-winning writer Julian Fellowes and made by Carnival Films for ITV will star Dame Maggie Smith as Violet, the Dowager Countess of Grantham, Hugh Bonneville as Robert, Earl of Grantham and Elizabeth McGovern as Robert�s wife, Cora, Countess of Grantham. They will lead an all-star cast, which also includes: Penelope Wilton, Dan Stevens, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter, Phyllis Logan, Lesley Nichol, Siobhan Finneran, Rob James Collier, Joanne Froggatt and Rose Leslie. Set in an Edwardian country house in 1912, Downton Abbey will portray the lives of the Crawley family and the servants who work for them.
Julian Fellowes' hit drama Downton Abbey returns to DVD for a second series with all the regular cast including Dame Maggie Smith, Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern, Brendan Coyle, Joanne Froggatt and Dan Stevens. Returning to Downton Abbey in 1916, we see the effects of The First World War on the lives of the Crawley family and the servants who work for them. The new series sees the return of all the much loved characters whose intertwined lives are rendered more complicated by wartime and its impact on the great house itself. And when the storms of war have finally cleared, will the way of life known by all the inhabitants of Downton have changed forever?
This third instalment of the Golden Globe and six time Emmy award-winning series sees the return of all the much-loved characters in the sumptuous setting of Downton Abbey. As they face new challenges in the 1920s, the Crawley family and servants who work for them, remain inseparably interlinked, their lives rendered even more complicated by a turbulent wartime. Now the storms of war have finally cleared, will the way of life known by all the inhabitants of the great house have changed forever?