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Live Chat With Hugh Bonneville (Lord Grantham)

Cybele Lange - Sunday, January 29, 2012 - 6:12pm

Ask the Earl! Hugh Bonneville will take questions about his character and Season 2 of the international hit series Downton Abbey. Chat with Hugh Bonneville Monday, January 30, 2012 at 1pm ET

Wounded

Cybele Lange - Sunday, January 29, 2012 - 6:06pm

The wounded figured prominently this week. Physical, emotional, fatal, scarring wounded all around Downton. Let’s start with the war wounded. The shot of William and Matthew on the field together after being wounded...

Mr. Pamuk

The True Story That Inspired the Sex Scandal

Cybele Lange - Friday, January 27, 2012 - 4:24am

I stumbled across this tidbit of information and thought I'd share it with you: The True Story That Inspired Mary's Sex Scandal With Mr. Pamuk Reminder, you can still register to win one of our weekly drawings for an...

The Show Must Go On

Cybele Lange - Monday, January 23, 2012 - 9:23am

I hope Mrs. Crawley wasn’t too surprised by being bested in her power struggle with Cora. After Mrs. Crawley’s behavior last week, I think we all expected it! If she’d been smarter, she would have worked with Cora to...

English Crown Tea Set

This Week's Contest Winner

Cybele Lange - Sunday, January 22, 2012 - 11:44am

Congratulations to this week’s GPB Downton Abbey Contest winner Virginia Williams!   Check out the contest page at http://www.gpb.org/blogs/desperate-for-downton/contest to see how you can win a English Crown Tea Set or...

The Fashion of Downton Abbey

Cybele Lange - Friday, January 20, 2012 - 7:00am

Have you noticed how the style of the costumes has changed this season? I found this great article that explains why. The Fashion of Downton Abbey Don't forget to enter our weekly drawings!

The Cult Of The English Country House

Cybele Lange - Thursday, January 19, 2012 - 6:04am

A quick read concerning the popularity of great houses in literature and film. The Cult Of The English Country House

Season Two Screening Party

Cybele Lange - Wednesday, January 18, 2012 - 3:22am

Here is a video from our Downton Abbey Season Two screening party. You'll hear from fans and see how the evening went. Enjoy! Don't forget to enter the drawing for a tea set this week and a later drawing for a...

Occupations, Secrets, Breakdowns, Engagements

Cybele Lange - Sunday, January 15, 2012 - 3:32pm

Well, Mrs. Crawley is certainly enjoying bossing everyone around Downton Abbey! Watching her setting up the house for recuperating soldiers was like watching a virus move through an elementary school. I think she'd...

English Crown Tea Set

This Week's Contest Winner

Cybele Lange - Friday, January 13, 2012 - 4:00pm

Congratulations to this week’s GPB Downton Abbey Contest winner Lenore Wells!   Check out the contest page at http://www.gpb.org/blogs/desperate-for-downton/contest to see how you can win a English Crown Tea Set or...

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