BAFTA Celebrates Downtown Abbey
BAFTA Celebrates Downton Abbey is a star studded TV event hosted by Jonathan Ross. This one off special is the definitive insight into the world’s most popular drama with unprecedented behind the scenes access from cast and crew.
Highlights include exclusive access on set at Highclere castle and in the studio during the final episodes of the series. In addition, Julian Fellowes talks on stage about the shows creation and its many secrets; Hugh Bonneville and Dame Maggie Smith will take part in a specially written sketch on stage; Dame Kiri Te Kanawa performs ‘O Mio Babbino Caro’; Julian Ovenden performs ‘My Heart Stood Still’; What Downton Abbey means to me – talking heads from stage and screen and royalty will talk about the show and what it means to them; and Dame Julie Walters presenting the BAFTA Special Award to Julian Fellowes and the entire Downton Abbey cast, as part of a tribute that celebrates the outstanding global success of the program.