Downton Downtown?

Downton Abbey is coming back! Well, sort of. The show isn’t returning but an exhibition based on the beloved series opens in New York next week for a limited engagement. Then the exhibit makes its way across the US, maybe even to your town (I’ve not seen any tour dates but fingers crossed it will come to North Carolina).

Here’s a description based on Masterpiece promotion:

The first-ever fully immersive Downton Abbey experience is coming stateside! Downton Abbey: The Exhibition will make its US debut in New York City on Saturday Nov. 18, before traveling throughout the US. Tickets are now available to purchase at Continue reading


Another Win For Downton!

The 2016 Screen Actors Guild Awards were held Saturday night and Downton Abbey received an award for Outstanding Performance By An Ensemble In A Dramatic Series. Fans of the show know the award is well-deserved. The Downton Abbey cast certainly is nothing short of outstanding, so it’s nice to see them recognized by peers.

If you missed the festivities, here’s the acceptance speech graciously delivered by Lesley Nicol aka Mrs. Patmore. (And may I say, for the record, I’ll never get used to seeing some of these wonderful actors out of period garb; it’s just a bit disconcerting.)