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Downton Abbey: A New Era

Luxurious locations. Excessive banquets. Maggie Smith’s delicious put-downs. Downton’s cinematic return celebrates what it does best, while injecting new life into its fine-tuned formula with the arrival of the talkies. Once more, the Crawley’s and their staff must contend with a rapidly-modernising era and their place in it.


  • Simon Curtis


  • Julian Fellowes


  • Hugh Bonneville
  • Michelle Dockery
  • Maggie Smith
  • Tuppence Middleton
  • Dominic West


The extended Crawley family journey to the French Riviera to explore the Dowager Countess’ (Maggie Smith) newly inherited villa, courtesy of a brief dalliance. While Lady Mary (Michelle Dockery) supervises the arrival of a film crew, making a silent movie at Downton.