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Downton Abbey Season 3

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Book interview

Post by princess garnet » Wed November 21st, 2012, 12:58 am

Here's an interview with Jessica Fellowes about the new The Chronicles of Downton Abbey companion book.
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Post by rebecca » Wed November 21st, 2012, 3:07 am

[quote=""Mythica""]I never liked the Bates in jail scenes but overall, I didn't have a problem with the season. The Dowager had some brilliant quotes, as ever.
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Oh you can't fault Maggie, she steals the show! Loved the 'Butler' quote. I also forgot to mention Branson and I found his character believable, although I didn't agree with some of his actions, but I liked the fault line in his nature and the way he stands his ground.

I think there are things to look forward to in Season 4 such as Anna and Bates....Matthew and Branson and I like the blooming of Edith and what happens there...I am not looking forward to the irritating 'flapper girl' at all. And I agree the Thomas VS O'Brien will be very interesting. I also felt sorry for him even though I detest the character, he's just so nasty!...So hopefully there will be a season 4 with Maggie Smith included or the show won't the same.

Bec :)

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Post by Mythica » Wed November 21st, 2012, 9:36 am

[quote=""rebecca""]Oh you can't fault Maggie, she steals the show! Loved the 'Butler' quote. I also forgot to mention Branson and I found his character believable, although I didn't agree with some of his actions, but I liked the fault line in his nature and the way he stands his ground.

I think there are things to look forward to in Season 4 such as Anna and Bates....Matthew and Branson and I like the blooming of Edith and what happens there...I am not looking forward to the irritating 'flapper girl' at all. And I agree the Thomas VS O'Brien will be very interesting. I also felt sorry for him even though I detest the character, he's just so nasty!...So hopefully there will be a season 4 with Maggie Smith included or the show won't the same.

Bec :) [/quote]

I've heard it's Matthew who is in danger of not returning to the show!

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/tvan ... anger.html

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Post by rebecca » Wed November 21st, 2012, 11:56 pm

[quote=""Mythica""]I've heard it's Matthew who is in danger of not returning to the show!

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/tvan ... anger.html[/quote]

I heard that Maggie Smith had a recent heart scare. I don't know if that was correct? As for Matthew, he is kind of meh for me...But I don't know how they are going to write him out? Back in those days divorce was unheard of...But now comes the long wait for Season 4 :rolleyes: and there is SO little to watch on the TV! It's awful!

Bec :)

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Post by Madeleine » Fri November 23rd, 2012, 8:23 pm

And Series 4 has just been confirmed!
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Post by rebecca » Sat November 24th, 2012, 1:34 am

[quote=""Madeleine""]And Series 4 has just been confirmed![/quote]

Oh good! And I shall be buying the DVD of it on pre-order via Amazon UK come November 2013. :D

Bec :)

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Post by Vanessa » Sat November 24th, 2012, 10:48 am

Great stuff!
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Post by Madeleine » Sat November 24th, 2012, 11:29 am

2 hour Christmas special on Christmas Day.
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Programming note: US

Post by princess garnet » Sun November 25th, 2012, 9:11 pm

For US members, PBS is doing "Downton Abbey: Revisited" tonight. Check your local PBS station listings!

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Post by donroc » Mon November 26th, 2012, 11:27 pm

Saw it, enjoyed it, and Angela looked wonderful.
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Bodo the Apostate, a novel set during the reign of Louis the Pious and end of the Carolingian Empire.

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXZthhY6 ... annel_page

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