A Place in the Present Where History Meets Fiction

Here's to You, Mrs. Levinson

January 7, 2013

Tags: Downton Abbey, Shirley MacLaine, Edwardian, Lord Crawley, Maggie Smith

"Downton Abbey" is back.
This is good news. Things did seem a bit soapier in the first two hours of the new season. And they sure threw a lot of plot at us. But in the next few months of Sundays, we can look forward to more doomed love affairs, more worlds colliding amidst Edwardian splendor, more personal drama driven by the relentless turn of history’s wheel, more crises large and small, upstairs and downstairs, more great lines for Maggie Smith. (more…)