Film of the Day: Downton Abbey: A New Era

Downton Abbey - A New Era

Written by Julian Fellowes and directed by Simon Curtis, Downton Abbey: A New Era is the much-anticipated cinematic return of the global phenomenon that brings out the inner snob and grovelling serf in all of us.

The cast of the much-loved ITV period drama reunite for a second daliance on the silver screen as they go on a grand journey to the South of France to uncover the mystery of the Dowager Countess’ newly inherited villa.

Much like the current day royals, Downton is old hat and out of touch, but it delivers a needed fantasy escape for those seeking a more rose-tinted view of the past and the chance to switch off the real world for a couple of hours.

Stars Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Raquel Cassidy, Brendan Coyle, Michelle Dockery.

Downton Abbey: A New Era

Available from New Year’s Day on Sky Cinema and Now.

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