Post-Downton Julian Fellowes turning his talents to ‘Doctor Thorne’

With the Downton Abbey body not even warm yet, news comes that writer/creator Sir Julian Fellowes’ next project for ITV, Doctor Thorne is already in the works. Adapted from the Anthony Trollope novel, Doctor Thorne tells the story of the penniless Mary Thorne, the niece of Doctor Thomas Thorne, who grows up with her rich […]

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Does Julian Fellowes have a point re: Downton Abbey 5?

Historically, from a Doctor Who broadcast standpoint, the concept of same day transmission has long been the subject of what has sometimes been a rather heated debate over the years. While this wasn’t even in the wheelhouse in the pre-Internet days, with today’s over the top social media fascination with the likes of Facebook, Twitter […]

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'Downton Abbey' cast guess what's in Julian Fellowes' mind palace

Less than a month removed from the final episode of series 4 of Downton Abbey, separation anxiety has set for most of the U.S. With filming for series 5 of the all-time British period drama favorite in full swing and everyone trying to figure out just what is in Julian Fellowes’ mind palace, it’s kinda […]

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Surprise! NBC, Julian Fellowes to create U.S. 'Downton Abbey'

Bill Carter of the New York Times is reporting this week that US broadcast network NBC is partnering with Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes in the development of a new period drama set in New York during the 19th century. Fellowes will write and produce The Gilded Age, which will recreate New York society in […]

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Fancy a tour of Julian Fellowes’ Historical Houses in 2013?

Forget the obligatory countdowns that are beginning to surface with regards to how many shopping days until Christmas, etc. The real countdown is that, in the States on PBS, we are exactly 9 weeks from today away from the premiere of the new season of Downton Abbey – (insert a public thank you to all […]

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Julian Fellowes to pen Downton prequel

Julian Fellowes, the writer behind the hit series Downton Abbey, says writing a prequel which follows how the Earl and Countess of Grantham first met is something that he’s working on in that brilliant writing brain of his. Seems as though, however, he has most of it written already based on his recent comments at […]

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