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Downton Abbey - Series 3 [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Hugh Bonneville
Downton Abbey - Series 3 [DVD] DVD ~ Hugh Bonneville
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great escapism, 3 Mar 2013
I always look forward to British costume dramas and greatly anticipated Season 3 of Downton. I enjoyed it overall but found it less engaging than the first two Seasons. A search to find out if there would be a Season 4 uncovered that there would be but without a key character. This in turn led me to the Christmas Special (Christmas in the Highlands) which I then bought and viewed. I was not aware of the importance of these specials having just thought they were "fluff" pieces and did not realise they significantly continued the storylines!!!! This explained why I was a bit confused at the start of Series 2 because I had not bought the Christmas Special. I feel that this aspect of… Read more
Upstairs Downstairs - Series 2 [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Keeley Hawes
2 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Going Up!, 1 Jun 2012
I was disappointed in Season One but still chose to buy the second season and was very pleased with it. The scripts were more interesting and the performances more confident. I hope there will be a Season Three to build on the work the cast have done to significantly lift the standard of the series.
Downton Abbey - Series 1 [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Hugh Bonneville
Downton Abbey - Series 1 [DVD] DVD ~ Hugh Bonneville
5.0 out of 5 stars Superb, 14 Mar 2011
This series was exceptional in its production and in its performances. My husband does not usually engage with period dramas but even he was drawn into watching this! We hope that there is at least a series two on the way.