Downton Abbey: The End Is Near For The Series But The Real Mansion Is Forever

Singer Lyle Lovett is such a big fan of Downton Abbey that he was itching to be a guest on Manor of Speaking, the Houston Public Media-produced show that dissects every episode of the PBS hit series. "I always watch Manor of Speaking, so I just hit

I mean, over with. What do I mean?” She burst out laughing and turned back into the actress Michelle Dockery, who plays Lady Mary on “Downton Abbey.” Allen Leech, who plays her brother-in-law, Tom Branson, stepped in to help, “She wants to get it over 

“With regards to Lady Mary, I wanted to really show that she is this woman working in a man's world, so I looked at men's suits of the period and took that as an angle, and had some fun with her tailoring. We aimed for that kind of androgyny that is

"Downton Abbey" returns to PBS' "Masterpiece" for a sixth and final season on Sunday, Jan. 3 Courtesy of (C) Nick Briggs/Carnival Film & Television Limited 2014 for "Masterpiece". Travel Deals. $399 — Caribbean 7-Night Cruise over Easter, Save $200.

While American Downton Abbey fans settle in Sunday for the beginning of the end of their addiction, they can always get a fix of another kind even after the phenomenally popular series closes with season six: Visit the real castle. Highclere Castle