Culture Journal Ireland

Downton Abbey shines on a bigger screen

As a TV series it has enthralled audiences all over the world and won countless awards since it debuted in 2010. Now the saga of the Grantham family comes to the big screen with all the opulence and grandure magnified on to the big the big screen. The plot of this latest encounter revolves around the visit to Downton Abbey of King George V and Queen Mary of Tek. At first the staff and residents of Downton are both delighted and daunted at the prospect of trying to bring the great old residence up to standard for their royal visitors. In the meantime Branson’s head is turned and his loyalties…

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