Katie Broadbent

OldVenue, TV

The End of an Era: an emotional farewell to Downton Abbey

The sixth and final series of Downton Abbey is well underway, bringing the Crawleys into the mid 1920s. 1925 was a year of great change politically, (the introduction of the ‘Administration of Estates Act’ and the return of the ‘Gold Standard’) and technologically (the first use of TV transmission and hairdryers). It seems appropriate that…