Downton Abbey series 5!

After the roaring success of Downton Abbey both here and over the pond, a fifth series has been announced tonight by ITV and makers Carnival Films.

©ITV

©ITV

The fifth series will once again be written by Julian Fellowes and Executive Produced by Gareth Neame, the Managing Director of Carnival, together with Liz Trubridge and Fellowes.

Carnival’s Managing Director Gareth Neame said:

“Audiences have enjoyed their regular Sunday evening visits back to Downton once again this autumn and we are thrilled to produce a new series of the show next year. We promise all the usual highs and lows, romance, drama and comedy played out by some of the most iconic characters on television. All the actors and makers of the show continue to be humbled by the extraordinary audience response and want to take the show from strength to strength next year”.

ITV’s Director of Drama Commissioning, Steve November responded.

“We are enormously happy to have Downton Abbey on ITV and we are delighted to be announcing this new series. With Julian writing and Gareth and Liz producing we know it will be as warm, witty, romantic and dramatic as previous series and we can’t wait to catch up with our favourite characters again.”

But in case you are alright missing the fabulous wonder that is Downton Abbey, the series four DVD will be out tomorrow morning – November 11 – and viewers can look forward to the Christmas Special on Christmas Day!

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Posted on November 10, 2013, in Downton Abbey, Press Releases and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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