Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

12/3/2011

The Downton delusion: We love dramas about upstairs, downstairs life, but real Edwardian England saw a pampered few exploiting the poor majority

Fans will be delighted to know that there is another series of Downton Abbey coming up in the autumn.

They are filming it at Highclere, the stately pile also used for the Jeeves And Wooster TV series as the fictional Totleigh Towers, home of the awful Madeline Bassett — one of the young women to whom Bertie Wooster finds himself unintentionally engaged and who drippily believed that the stars are ‘God’s daisy chain’. for more click here

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