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Downton Abbey

<p>Set in the fictional Lord Robert Grantham's Yorkshire country estate of Downton Abbey, the British mini-series depicts the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the post-Edwardian era—with the great events in history having an effect on their lives and on the British social hierarchy. Such events depicted throughout the series include news of the sinking of the RMS Titanic in the first series; the outbreak of the First World War, the Spanish influenza pandemic, and the Marconi scandal in the second series; the interwar period and the formation of the Irish Free State in the third series; the Teapot Dome scandal in the fourth series; and the United Kingdom general election of 1923 and the Beer Hall Putsch in the fifth series.</p>

Released:
September 28, 2019

Cast:

Hugh Bonneville
Elizabeth McGovern
Michelle Dockery
Laura Carmichael
Jessica Brown Findlay
Maggie Smith
Allen Leech
Dan Stevens
Penelope Wilton
Samantha Bond

Director:
Julian Fellowes

Producer:
Julian Fellowes, Gareth Neame, Rebecca Eaton

Written by:
Julian Fellowes