A lavish look at the real world--both the secret
history and the behind-the-scenes drama--of the spellbinding Emmy
Award-winning Masterpiece TV series Downton
April 1912. The sun is rising behind Downton Abbey, a
great and splendid house in a great and splendid park. So secure
does it appear that it seems as if the way it represents will last
for another thousand years. It won''t.
Millions of American viewers were enthralled by the world of
Downton Abbey, the mesmerizing TV drama of the
aristocratic Crawley family--and their servants--on the verge
of dramatic change. On the eve of Season 2 of the TV
presentation, this gorgeous book--illustrated with sketches and
research from the production team, as well as on-set photographs
from both seasons--takes us even deeper into that world,
with fresh insights into the story and characters as well as
the social history.