Drama and Design

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The critically acclaimed PBS show "Downton Abbey" examines issues of class, money, and romance through the lens of English aristocracy. On today’s show: three of the show’s stars—Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern, and Joanne Froggatt—talk about the second season of the Emmy-winning series. Playwright-performer Gerard Mannix Flynn talks about “James X.” Navina Haidar, curator in the Metropolitan Museum’s department of Islamic art, discusses the museum’s newly renovated Galleries for the Art of Arab Lands. And we’ll have our latest Backstory segments.