Sorry forgot all my links so I am reposting! Diane

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Our Sunday night obsession is back and I, for one, could not be happier.  Written by Julian Fellows of Gosford Park fame, the award winning “Downton Abbey” series is addictive.  The compelling tale centers upon a British aristocratic family living in a spectacular manor house refrered to only as “Downton.”  The story begins in the Edwardian years 0f 1901-1910 before the first World War and follows the family and their staff through harrowing years of the war and beyond.

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The series has a” downstairs upstairs” aspect to it as well.  While we watch the family interact at formal dinners served by liveried footmen in white tie, we also follow the conversation of the loyal staff as they take their meals around the kitchen table downstairs.  All of them are proud to be in service to the Lord and Lady Grantham and their three daughters, Lady Mary, Lady Edith…

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