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Hugh Bonneville's latest venture post-Downton Abbey might surprise you somewhat

He’s most famous for playing Dowtnon Abbey’s Lord Grantham so Hugh Bonneville’s next venture might surprise you.

Perhaps inspired by the picturesque surroundings of Downton, Hugh must be at one with natures as he is releasing an album comprised entirely of music and poetry inspired by the Sussex countryside. 285 more words

Music

Downton Abbey Creator Turns to Trollope with "Doctor Thorne"

Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes has returned to delight audiences with another tale of “love, envy, lust and greed, of arrogance and vanity, and false values, but mainly of love.” 643 more words

Arts / Entertainment

The Costumes of Downton

Oh, sweet goodness – the anticipation was worth the wait! 

Months after the expertly seamed conclusion of one of my all-time favorite television series, I was finally able to feel the grandeur of Downton Abbey’s exquisite costuming at Chicago’s Dreihaus Museum’s exhibit, … 264 more words

Adventure

Edith Crawley: Ask Lydia

MARCH / APRIL 2012: BY LYDIA M.

Everyone always seems to expect growing up with sisters to be like Little Women, all sweet games and playing in the attic. 1,243 more words

Downton Abbey

A Modern Woman: Sybil Crawley

MARCH / APRIL 2012: BY HANNAH KINGSLEY

There are several kinds of female characters in books and movies, perhaps more reflective of real women than we would like to admit. 672 more words

Hannah Kingsley

Social Distinctions: The World of Downton Abbey

MARCH / APRIL 2012: BY RISSI C.

One of the things that has survived through the ages, and is still a major social issue in politics today, is the distinction between the “upper class” and those who are considered “middle class.” 1,160 more words