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Film review: Downton Abbey

In 2015, after six seasons and a few Christmas specials, Downton Abbey came to an end, with Victoria subsequently replacing it as ITV’s big period drama. But of course, we have a real difficulty letting things go in this day … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey: That’s All, Folks (Well, Almost)

A warning to any Americans reading this: spoilers! For the past eight Sundays, I’ve been faithfully watching the sixth series of Downton Abbey – which also happens to be the last ever series, aside from the upcoming Christmas special to … Continue reading

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Update: landing on a comet and reaching 25,000 words

On Philae I spent Wednesday constantly checking for updates on the progress of the Philae comet lander, with the BBC happily setting up a live feed to make it easy. It was a day of tense moments: first we had to … Continue reading

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Has Downton Abbey lost its charm?

So, the fifth series of Downton Abbey is now two episodes in. I’ve been faithfully watching it, and will continue to do so – but for the most part, it’s been confirming what I suspected after Series 4: this show’s best … Continue reading

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