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6 September 2012

Watch: the new Downton Abbey trailer

Tears, bridal veils, dowagers.

By New Statesman

The new Downton Abbey trailer has been released, and it’s got something for everyone. Branson, the Earl and Thomas are all crying, Ethel Parks is wearing lipstick in a doorway, (which is, I suspect, code for “she became a prostitute”), a rent bridal veil falls from a stair case (has Julian Fellows, previously accused of nicking material from Little Women and Mrs Minniver, gone full Jane Eyre?), and Edith and Sir Anthony Strallan are an item. Here’s  the clip:

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