Update on Downton Abbey binge .. and the bit I got wrong!

Matthew Crawley and Lady Mary Crawley in that famous scene. Image courtesy PBS. In my previous post about Downtown Abbey, I wrote – wrongly – that there had been no explanation of how Matthew Crawley came to be the heir to Lord Grantham. Well, I only had to wait until Season 3 – I had forgotten that Matthew explained it to Martha Levinson (played by … Continue reading Update on Downton Abbey binge .. and the bit I got wrong!

Downton Abbey: Best binge watching during lockdown?

I’ve seen others write about their favourite binge watching during the Covid-19 lockdown – so here’s mine: Downton Abbey. I just love it. Sumptuous setting and costumes; good acting (who can go past Maggie Smith as the Dowager Countess – she has the best lines); and a storyline that keeps you engaged (most of the time). And here I must make a confession: the Downton … Continue reading Downton Abbey: Best binge watching during lockdown?