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‘Downton Abbey’ Cast Hits a Period of Quiet Anticipation Near Finale

HIGHCLERE, England — On a recent afternoon, the skies over Highclere Castle were a brilliant blue more reminiscent of Southern California than the Hampshire countryside, but

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Twilight of the Toffs: ‘Brideshead Revisited’

Like Downton Abbey and Upstairs Downstairs, Brideshead Revisited can be considered a requiem for the days of Empire and the unyielding class structure that governed British life pre-World War II.

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Feeling at House in Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey is the How the Other Half Lives of period dramas. But rather than inside/outside, upstairs/downstairs emerges as the central division.

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