The Downton Abbey movie has been described as “delightful fun" by the BBC’s Caryn James. She goes on to say “The movie is so sumptuous and enticing... It fulfils the longing not just for a lost age, but for a television show brought back to life."
You may have heard that the Crawley family are graced with a visit from King George and Queen Mary, which sends the family upstairs and their faithful team downstairs into a flurry of activity and anticipation. No detail is overlooked and even the temperamental British weather doesn’t hinder the preparations…as befits a royal visit.
Surprisingly, the royalist versus republican discussions are not limited to below stairs and the new cast members add their own distinct flavour to the Downton Abbey story.
We are always guaranteed the starring role of Highclere Castle, adding the splendour and magnificence required of such a drama. From the scenes set in the plush red velvet of the library to the stunning grounds and imposing cedar trees, the Highclere setting is so wonderfully familiar that it’s quite easy to imagine yourself sipping champagne in the drawing room before enjoying a sumptuous dinner in the dining room.
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