This weeks episode is the reason I say Downton Abbey is really nothing more than a glorified soap opera.
Many Brits feel that Downton Abbey is a load of hokum, especially the second series - laughable scripts, soulless characters, stiff acting.
Both ZDF programme director Dr. Claus Beling and Rosamunde Pilcher were awarded the British Tourism Award in 2002 for the positive effect the books and the TV versions had on Cornwall and Devon tourism within the UK.
In the post-Sandy blackout in NYC, my sister read Wodehouse to her husband and kids, actually I think it was a Blandings story she was reading. By candlelight. The kids loved it. Why stop now, mismi
I wish real life was more like that....