Another fun Gala Event!

The Essex Resort & Spa and Essex Cinemas
Essex, Vermont
Jan 3-4, 2015


Vermont PBS recently hosted an Evening Inspired by Downton Abbey – a spectacular early winter extravaganza celebrating the premiere of Masterpiece Classic’s Downton Abbey, Season 5!

Viewers got a sneak peek at the premiere episode on the big screen at the T-Rex Cinema – then enjoyed an evening of great food, great music with the Vermont Jazz Ensemble, great camaraderie and great fun!

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Green-screen photos for free from our Vermont PBS Flickr site (photography courtesy of Doug Goodman)


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Photos available for purchase (from event photographer Stephen Mease)


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Some more Downton fun!

Season 5 Episode 1 available to watch online now!

Season 5 of the international hit finds the Crawley family and the staff struggling with responsibilities and choices as they adjust to life in the Roaring Twenties. The beloved ensemble cast includes Dame Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern, Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter, Joanne Froggatt and others. Written and created by Julian Fellowes. 



Want to see what your favorite Downton Abbey cast members look like in real life?  Check out this recording from MASTERPIECE and PBS exclusive live webcast featuring Downton Abbey cast members from Dec 9, 2014. 

Join Hugh Bonneville (Robert), Laura Carmichael (Edith), Robert James-Collier (Thomas), Phyllis Logan (Mrs. Hughes), Lesley Nicol (Mrs. Patmore) and Downton Abbey Executive Producer Gareth Neame for this unforgettable evening!  Will Edith ever find happiness? Are Mrs. Hughes and Mr. Carson inching towards romance? See what the cast has to say about Season 5 and the hit series in this live panel/fan Q&A!




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