WHO’S IN IT?
Hugh Bonneville (Paddington), Elizabeth McGovern (Ragtime), Michelle Dockery (The Sense of an Ending), Laura Carmichael (A United Kingdom), Maggie Smith (The Lady in the Van), Penelope Wilton (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel), Allen Leech (Bohemian Rhapsody), Jim Carter (Shakespeare in Love), Robert James-Collier (Spike Island), Phyllis Logan (Secrets & Lies), Brendan Coyle (Me Before You), Joanne Froggatt (Filth), Lesley Nicol (East Is East), Kevin Doyle (The Libertine), Sophie McShera (Cinderella), Raquel Cassidy (Before You Go), Michael C. Fox (The Ark), Matthew Goode (The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society), Harry Hadden-Paton (About Time), Douglas Reith (The Queen), Max Brown (That Good Night), David Haig (Two Weeks Notice), Geraldine James (Beast), Simon Jones (12 Monkeys), Tuppence Middleton (Fisherman’s’ Friends), Stephen Campbell Moore (Goodbye Christopher Robin), Kate Phillips (The Little Stranger), Imelda Staunton (Vera Drake), Philippe Spall (Allied)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Michael Engler (The Chaperone), director; Julian Fellowes (Gosford Park), writer, producer; Gareth Neame (film debut) and Liz Trubridge (From Time to Time), producers; John Lunn (Electricity), composer; Ben Smithard (Blinded By The Light), cinematographer; Mark Day (Ex Machina), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In 1927, King George V (Jones) and Queen Mary (James) are due to visit the estate of Downton Abbey, causing a stir among the Crawleys and their various staff members…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
The worldwide costume drama phenomenon returns with an all-new feature-length continuation that picks up right where Julian Fellowes’ multi-award winning series left off.