Fourth Downton season confirmed

Last updated 10:37 26/11/2012

Relevant offers

TV & Radio

Review: Doctor Who - Revenge of the Swarm, Mask of Tragedy and Signs and Wonders Video Vault: Corngate, Erebus and 80s Bowie Philip Hinchcliffe Presents Doctor Who Delta Goodrem joins Neighbours' 30th birthday party Why Netflix leaves me underwhelmed Can we save Cliff Huxtable from Bill Cosby? Live blog: The Amazing Race The bold and the beautiful Winston Peters' daughter Bree joins Shortland Street Zinzan Brooke to narrate grandfather's WWI story

British television channel ITV has confirmed that hit drama Downton Abbey will return for a fourth season.

Filming of eight new episodes for the award-winning period series will begin in southern England's Highclere Castle and London's Ealing Studios early next year.

ITV said that as before, the opening and closing episodes will be feature-length, and that the series will continue the story of the Crawley family and their servants in the 1920s.

The channel said that an extended special episode for next Christmas is also planned.

Downton Abbey has won fans worldwide and an average of 11.9 million viewers in Britain watched its third season, which finished last week on Prime.

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Comments

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content