About the Production
Historical period drama Downton Abbey made its way into the hearts of audiences around the world, with record-breaking viewing numbers and garnering of many accolades and awards. Over six television series, originally airing from 2010-2016, it depicts the high dramas of the aristocratic Crawley family and their domestic servants. Created by Julian Fellowes it stars actors Hugh Bonneville, Dame Maggie Smith, Penelope Wilton, Jim Carter, Elizabeth McGovern and Laura Carmichael as well as many other famous faces. The television series is to be followed by a film, due for release in 2019 by Carnival Films.
Big Screen Live is the lead producer on the official Downton Abbey Live concert which is hosted by Jim Carter, as his character Mr. Carson, with series’ composer John Lunn at the piano . The première was staged with the Chamber Orchestra of London in an outdoor concert at Highclere Castle, Hampshire – the “real” Downton Abbey – in June 2019.
Music from Downton Abbey is a Live Nation promotion in association with NBC Universal and Carnival Films. Big Screen Live hold the international sales license for Downton Abbey Live.
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Hugh Bonneville, Dame Maggie Smith, Penelope Wilton, Jim Carter, Elizabeth McGovern and Laura Carmichael
Highclere Castle, Hampshire, June 2019
Chamber Orchesta of London conducted by Alastair King