Downton Abbey

A stand-alone movie based on the smash-hit TV series about inter-war aristocrats

The setting is 1927, and the grand house is all of a flutter (upstairs and down) with news that King George V and Queen Mary will be coming to stay the night and make a military inspection of local troops.

But the downstairs staff are enraged when the monarch brings all his own royal servants who pull rank on them, some silver pieces around the house go missing and a mysterious military chap takes a room in a pub with a view overlooking where His Majesty will stand on the village green.

A-list talent in the film includes Maggie Smith (as the dowager Countess of Grantham), Hugh Bonneville (as Lord Grantham) and Imelda Staunton (as the Queen’s lady-in-waiting, Lady Bagshaw).