ARTICLES RELATING TO DOWNTON ABBEY

Downton Abbey cast working on Christmas album

2014-10-04 10:00

Downton Abbey are reportedly planning to release a Christmas album, which will include festive songs performed by the actress, Elizabeth McGovern.

Julian Fellowes: George Clooney in Downton was great privilege

2014-09-20 12:00

Julian Fellowes has praised George Clooney for starring in a Downton Abbey charity special, admitting it was a "great privilege" for the Hollywood actor to agree to be in the programme.

Downton Abbey: Spot the historical inaccuracy

2014-08-18 09:25

Promotional images have been released for season 5 of the period drama. Yet one of them, is a bit, let’s say, off.

Downton Abbey creator wants Brit drama shown sooner overseas to avoid spoilers!

2014-05-30 05:00

If Downton Abbey’s creator Lord Julian Fellowes gets his wish, South African viewers will get to see the highly-addictive British period drama much sooner on BBC Entertainment.

Downton Abbey draws record audience for season debut

2014-01-07 18:00

Downton Abbey drew a record-breaking audience of 10.2 million viewers for Sunday's much-anticipated season four premiere.

Kanye West wants Downton Abbey replica mansion

2013-11-25 16:20

Kanye West is reportedly keen to build a full-size replica of the mansion from Downton Abbey for himself and Kim Kardashian because he is a huge fan of the show.

Downton Abbey fans rejoice as series is renewed for another season

2013-11-11 13:48

ITV has announced it has commissioned a fifth series of Downton Abbey, following stellar ratings for the latest series.

Online series makes Emmy history

2013-07-18 15:52

Netflix's House of Cards has made Emmy history with a top drama series nomination, the first time that TV's top awards have recognised online shows.

Family Guy plans to spoof Downton Abbey

2013-03-25 19:23

Downton Abbey actor Brendan Coyle has revealed that the hit US adult animation Family Guy is planning to spoof the British period drama in a number of forthcoming episodes.

Gwyneth Paltrow wants role on Downton Abbey

2013-01-25 17:20

Gwyneth Paltrow is reportedly tired of starring in movies and is said to be focussing her sights more and television and landing a role in the British drama Downton Abbey.

Downton Abbey to return for 4th season

2012-11-26 20:23

The popular period drama Downton Abbey has been renewed for a fourth season, and will feature eight new episodes plus a feature-length Christmas special.

Downton Abbey to get Asian character

2012-11-06 21:40

Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes has said that he would like to introduce an Asian character to the show, if it were to return for a fourth season.

Downton Abbey: Decade's best TV show

2012-10-31 11:18

Downton Abbey has been voted the best new TV show for the last decade in a poll by the UK's biggest television service.

Maggie Smith may leave Downton Abbey

2012-07-24 20:35

Dame Maggie Smith is set to leave popular British series Downton Abbey after failing to sign up for the fourth season of the period drama.

Interview: Downton Abbey's Dan Stevens

2012-02-20 10:00

We chat to one of the stars of Downton Abbey, the award-winning British period drama currently on BBC Entertainment.

 

Stephen Fry says Downton Abbey is a horrible series

2014-10-13 19:00

Stephen Fry has confessed he thinks Downton Abbey is a horrible series because of its "ghastly snobbery".

Downton Abbey star to embark on first US tour with her band

2014-09-29 14:48

Downton Abbey won't be the only place fans can see Elizabeth McGovern this winter: The show's star is heading on a tour with her folk-rock band in December.

Downton Abbey banned from staging fire at Highclere Castle due to alleged curse

2014-09-02 18:00

Downton Abbey bosses were banned from staging a blazing fire at Highclere Castle for scenes from the upcoming first episode of the fifth series.

Joanne Froggatt in Downton Abbey shock

2014-08-16 16:00

Joanne Froggatt has admitted she was 'moved' and 'very touched' by the letters she received from Downton Abbey fans. (WARNING: Article could contain spoilers)

George Clooney thinks he'd never get Downton role

2014-02-14 21:00

George Clooney thinks he'll never secure a role in Downton Abbey because his English accent isn't good enough.

The best of TV in 2013

2013-12-19 21:00

Downton Abbey, House of Cards and, of course, Breaking Bad among the best on TV in 2013

Anjelica Huston wants Downton Abbey role

2013-11-12 20:00

Oscar-winning actress Anjelica Huston is keen to secure a role in Downton Abbey because she gets "very involved" in the programme when she is watching it.

Get the Downton Abbey servants quarter look

2013-08-06 12:49

Downton Abbey fans can now bring the post-Edwardian look into their own homes after the paint used on set of the hit series went on sale.

Which Downton Abbey stars made the cut?

2013-06-21 16:08

Downton Abbey’s creator Julian Fellowes finally reveals which cast members will appear in the fifth season of the popular British drama.

Sesame Street to break YouTube record

2013-02-15 07:55

Nearing 1 billion views on YouTube, the popular children's show Sesame Street, will become the first US children's non-profit media outlet to reach this milestone.

Downton Abbey star joins WikiLeaks film

2012-12-21 22:35

Downton Abbey's Dan Stevens will play a hacker in Bill Condon's upcoming drama about WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Michelle Obama 'obsessed' with Downton Abbey

2012-11-14 09:28

Michelle Obama is so hooked on British TV series Downton Abbey she asked the UK broadcaster to send her DVDs of the latest episodes ahead of the US premiere.

Downton Abbey hit with booze ban

2012-11-02 18:52

Producers on Downton Abbey have banned alcohol from the set of the popular TV drama, blaming insurance.

Greek TV cuts gay kiss on Downton Abbey

2012-10-19 14:10

A row has erupted over Greek state broadcaster ERT's decision to cut a scene showing two men kissing from the season 1 premiere of UK drama Downton Abbey.

South Africa loves Downton Abbey

2012-02-23 07:14

The first episode of the high-quality British drama has made BBC Entertainment the number one international TV channel on DStv in the 20:30 timeslot on Sundays.

BBC brings Downton Abbey to SA screens

2012-01-11 15:29

DStv's BBC Entertainment has secured the rights to air the award-winning British drama Downton Abbey in South Africa from February.

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