Product Information of Downton Abbey Season 1 DVD Boxset
|Language: English||Boxed Set: Yes||Discs: 4 pcs|
|Release date: 2010||Condition: New||Weight: 0.40kg|
|Format: Support both NTSC & PAL||No. of Season: 1|
|Region: Region Free - You can enjoy it wherever you are|
Cast and Crew
Creator: Hugh Bonneville,Jessica Brown-Findlay,Laura Carmichael,Brendan Coyle,Michelle Dockery,Joanne Froggatt,Rob James-Collier,Elizabeth McGovern
Summary of Downton Abbey Season 1 DVD Boxset
Downton Abbey dvd is set in follows the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants early in the reign of King George V. The series spans the two years prior to the Great War, commencing with news of the sinking of the Titanic, an event that triggers much of the plot.
Highclere Castle in Hampshire was used as Downton Abbey, with the servants' living areas constructed and filmed at Ealing Studios.
The village of Bampton in Oxfordshire was used for filming the outdoor scenes, most notably St Mary's Church and the village library, which became the entrance to the cottage hospital. Series characters often refer to the North Yorkshire towns of Malton, Easingwold, and Kirby; Ripon and Thirsk have also been mentioned. However, the Downton estate is centred on the fictional village of Downton, a place name in several English counties but not in Yorkshire.
The first series cost an estimated 拢1 million an episode. It is also the most successful British period drama since Brideshead Revisited, with British ratings exceeding 10 million viewers.Similarly, the series enjoyed successful ratings in the United States, averaging over 6 million viewers per episode.