10 Facts about Downton Abbey

Tuesday, November 15th 2016. | Entertainment

If you are interested to know more about the British-American historical TV series, check Facts about Downton Abbey.  The Carnival Films and Masterpiece co-produce the drama. Julian Fellowes is the creator of Downton Abbey. Downton Abbey is aired not only in United Kingdom, but also in United States. On 26 September 2010, ITV aired Downton Abbey for the first time. On 9 January 2011, it was aired in United States. Let us check other interesting facts about Downton Abbey below:

Facts about Downton Abbey 1: the setting of time and place

The setting of time of Downton Abbey took place in 1912-1925 post Edwardian periods. The setting of place was located in fictional Yorkshire country estate of Downton Abbey where the TV series got its name.

Facts about Downton Abbey 2: the story

The story of Downton Abbey is centered on the life of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants. Their life changed due to the great events, which took place in the history. It also changed their social hierarchy in Britain.

bampton library

bampton library

Facts about Downton Abbey 3: the great events

Some great events described in Downton Abbey. In the first series, you may spot the depiction of the RMS Titanic’s sinking.

Facts about Downton Abbey 4: the second series

The second series featured the depiction of the Marconi scandal, the Spanish influenza pandemic and the First World War.

churchgate house

churchgate house

Facts about Downton Abbey 5: the events in the third and fourth series

The fourth series depicted the Teapot Dome scandal. On the other hand, you can watch the Irish War Independence in the third series.

Facts about Downton Abbey 6: the fifth series of Downton Abbey

In the fifth series, the audiences will realize the great events like the Beer Hall Putsch, the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre and the British general election of 1923. Get facts about Doctor Who here.

facts about downton abbey

facts about downton abbey

Facts about Downton Abbey 7: the final season of Downton Abbey

The rise of the working class was depicted in the final season of Downton Abbey. The event played a major impact on the British aristocracy’s decline.

Facts about Downton Abbey 8: the awards

Downton Abbey is considered as a wonderful historical period TV drama series. It has received a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Miniseries or Movie and a Golden Globe Award for Best Miniseries or Television Film.

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byfleet manor

Facts about Downton Abbey 9: the final episode of Downton Abbey

On 25 December 2015, the final episode of Downton Abbey was aired for the Christmas special. Check facts about Donnie Darko here.

Facts about Downton Abbey 10: the plan

The rumors related to the film adaptation of Downton Abbey are on the air. However, there are no plans about it today.

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