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Masterpiece: Downton Abbey Season 1 (U.K. Edition) <b>DVD</b> ~ Hugh Bonneville
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I first watched Downton Abbey on PBS and enjoyed it so much I could hardly wait for a continuation of the story. I ordered this first series from Amazon, and proceeded to watch it all over again! That's how good it is. It's an 'Upstairs Downstairs' kind of story, set in the period just before World War 1, with the implications of all the changes that will bring to people's lives, both above and below stairs. War has just been announced at the end of this series, so presumably in Series 2 the implications will become realities. The characters are terrific - you really care about them in both walks of life. The acting is wonderful. There are no weak links. I would single Maggie Smith out in… Read more