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Chat Transcript: Downton Abbey Season Finale

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

We spent the final Downton of the year in the company of our fellow Abbeyfiles as we live-chatted the finale. Read the transcript of our chat below.

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Memeton: Indulging Your Downton Abbey Obsessions

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

If zingers from the dowager countess or lamps from the set of Downton Abbey hold your attention long after the broadcast has ended, you are not alone. A guide to the best memes across the interwebs.

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Downton Abbey: Cocktails with the Crawleys

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

A saga with such color, such intrigue deserves a cocktail named after everyone in it, upstairs and downstairs: The Dowager Countess (crème de violette and lemon juice), O'Brien's Revenge (whiskey and bitters) ...

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Why is Downton Abbey So Popular?

Friday, January 20, 2012

June Thomas, culture critic for Slate and host of the new Slate podcast The Afterword, discusses why "Downton Abbey" is a runaway hit for U.S. audiences.

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Leonard Lopate talks to Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern and Joanne Froggatt

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Downton Abbey stars Hugh Bonnevillle and Elizabeth McGovern (who play Lord and Lady Grantham), and Joanne Froggatt (who plays Anna the downstairs maid) discuss the Emmy-winning series.

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Downton Abbey: To Watch Or Not To Watch

Friday, January 20, 2012

John Schaefer wrestles with the viewer suggestion that he should start watching Downton Abbey.

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Guest Picks: Dan Stevens

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Dan Stevens plays Matthew Crawley on the hit series "Downton Abbey," on PBS's Masterpiece Classic. He tells the Leonard Lopate Show what he's been reading and watching recently -- as well as his love of Indian food!

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Dining After 'Downton Abbey': Why British Food Was So Bad For So Long

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Dining was a very, very big deal in Edwardian England — and the food, it turns out, was pretty sophisticated. So why was British food derided as boring, tasteless fare for much of the 20th century? Here's the story.

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Oscar Nominees for Best Score, and the Musical Urgency of 'Downton Abbey'

Saturday, January 12, 2013

Host David Garland is joined by Slate.com film critic Dana Stevens to present music from these scores.

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Revisiting Downton Abbey

Thursday, February 14, 2013

There are quite a few "Downton Abbey" fans here at the show, and we're pretty excited to watch the end of Season Three. In preparation for Sunday's finale, you can listen back to Leonard's conversation with Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern, and Joanne Froggatt. (You may know them better as Lord and Lady Grantham and Anna Bates.) They were on the show at the beginning of Season Two. You can also read Dan Stevens's Guest Picks!

Downton Abbey Cast Members on the Lopate Show

WNYC will be live-chatting during Sunday's finale, which starts at 9 pm. Join us!

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