Downton Denial

Posted on January 3, 2016

by April S

Downton Abbey’s sixth season is upon us and I’m a bit in denial. If you’re a die-hard Downton fan like myself, then you’re probably feeling the same way right about now. Perhaps you’re excited to see what the season will bring, but you’re probably also a little sad to think about the reality – this is the last and final season – say it isn’t so. The only thing to do right now is enjoy it while it lasts. Once the final season wraps up, you may be in pursuit of something a little Downton-esque to fill the void, and your local library can help.


Jane Eyre (BBC film starring Mia Wasikowska) Testament of Youth (movie) Restless (Acorn) Summer In February (movie)
Castles in the Sky (movie) Madame Bovary (2014 movie) Gosford Park (Film directed by Robert Altman) Anzac Girls (movie, Acorn)

Television Shows and Miniseries

Miss Fishers Murder Mysteries (Series 1) Poldark (complete first season, starring Aidan Turner) Death Comes to Pemberley (Masterpiece Mystery) Lark Rise to Candleford - Season One (BBC)
The Paradise (Season Two, BBC) Indian Summers (PBS, Season 1) Outlander (Season One, Volume One) The Village (Series One, 1914-1920)
Call the Midwife (Season One, BBC) Home Fires (Masterpiece) Upstairs Downstairs (Season One, BBC) The Manners of Downton Abbey (PBS Masterpiece)

Featured Image Credit: Highclere Castle (April 2011) by Richard Munckton via Wikimedia Commons, published under a Creative Commons license.

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