Author Topic: Counting Down to the End of....Downton Abbey  (Read 153483 times)

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Re: Have you been watching Downton Abbey?
« Reply #140 on: December 06, 2012, 11:21:53 am »

http://insidetv.ew.com/2012/11/25/downton-abbey-renewed-dan-stevens/

Nov 25 2012
06:34 PM ET







'Downton Abbey' renewed for fourth season

by James Hibberd

 

British broadcaster ITV announced that cross-continental hit Downton Abbey has been renewed for a fourth season.
 
Season three of the Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning drama hasn’t yet premiered in the United States, but has aired in the UK (and garnered its best ratings yet). PBS will debut season three on Jan. 6. Season four will start shooting in February and will bow in the UK in the fall.
 
According to ITV, the fourth season will continue the story of the Crawley family and their servants in the early 1920s, with feature-length episodes for the premiere and finale. “Viewers can look forward to more drama, comedy, love, hatred, jealousy, rivalry, ambition, despair and romance,” the network promised in a release.
 
The Daily Mail is reporting that actor Dan Stevens, who plays Matthew Crawley, is not returning to the show for a fourth round. This is not confirmed by ITV, however. The report cites an anonymous source: “He will probably do the first episode of the fourth series, but that will be it.” The actor is currently appearing on Broadway and was recently quoted as saying he might not return to the show. A spokesperson for ITV gave this non-denial on the matter: ” We do not discuss cast contracts nor do we discuss future storylines.”
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Re: Have you been watching Downton Abbey?
« Reply #141 on: December 06, 2012, 02:16:36 pm »
Good to know. Without giving anything away,everything seemed finalised by the end. They will have to create new sub stories.  Actually I have fallen in love with Dan Stevens  :D so hope he returns and stays.
I would like to discuss the gay valet but will need to leave it until you have all seen it. I nearly did not watch anymore after the very first episode when the villain was gay. It is unusual for NZ to see shows before most of the rest of the world, we are usually last. Downton series 3 will not air in Australia until next year so I cannot discuss it with my sister. :(

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Re: Have you been watching Downton Abbey?
« Reply #142 on: January 07, 2013, 12:12:09 pm »
My instant review of the Series 3 premiere: Matthew and Mary: radiant! Mr. Bates: heroic! The Earl: excellent as a man caught between eras. Daisy and Mrs. Patmore: wonderful! Getting tired of Edith and Sir Anthony's tepid relationship and the clash between Martha and Violet was anticlimactic. Tom and Sybil's arrival from Ireland shakes things up well. The development of the financial crisis was rushed, IMO, and depressing. Downstairs is definitely more interesting than upstairs.
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Re: Have you been watching Downton Abbey?
« Reply #143 on: January 07, 2013, 04:00:39 pm »
Love Downton,we are quite a bit ahead here,so I will keep my lips sealed.
 Anna has recently got married in real life.My bosses wife is best friends with her from University days,so they got an invite to the week-end long bash,in Oxfordshire. Saw some pics and it looked amazing,she is a very pretty girl.
Seemed so odd to see Hugh Bonneville et al all there in modern day garb.

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Re: Have you been watching Downton Abbey?
« Reply #144 on: January 14, 2013, 12:12:48 pm »
Hi friend, so good to see you here! Thanks for not spilling the plot beans. As I watch DA, I keep thinking that Anna looks so much like Evanna Lynch, who played Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter films.
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Re: Have you been watching Downton Abbey?
« Reply #145 on: January 14, 2013, 02:48:08 pm »
Hi friend, so good to see you here! Thanks for not spilling the plot beans. As I watch DA, I keep thinking that Anna looks so much like Evanna Lynch, who played Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter films.

There is a character in the Harry Potter movies called Luna Lovegood?  ???

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Re: Have you been watching Downton Abbey?
« Reply #146 on: January 14, 2013, 03:42:40 pm »
I have not been watching Downton Abbey, in fact, I have yet to see Moonlighting.
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Re: Have you been watching Downton Abbey?
« Reply #147 on: January 14, 2013, 10:02:37 pm »
There is a character in the Harry Potter movies called Luna Lovegood?  ???

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Re: Have you been watching Downton Abbey?
« Reply #148 on: February 27, 2013, 10:37:12 am »
Downton fans, I learned something from this morning's newspaper that you all might find interesting.

Theo James, the Adonis who stars in the new show Golden Boy, played the Turkish diplomat who died while in bed with Lady Mary.

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Re: Have you been watching Downton Abbey?
« Reply #149 on: February 27, 2013, 11:14:25 am »
Downton fans, I learned something from this morning's newspaper that you all might find interesting.

Theo James, the Adonis who stars in the new show Golden Boy, played the Turkish diplomat who died while in bed with Lady Mary.

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