The beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the king and queen of England soon unleashes scandal, romance and intrigue — leaving the future of Downton hanging in the balance.
Director: Michael Engler
Budget: $13–20 million
Box office: $194.3 million
When: Monday 9th September 2019
Where: Cineworld, Leicester Square, London
Los Angeles Premiere
When: Monday 16th September 2019
Where: Alice Tully Hall, New York City, NY
When: Saturday 19th October 2019
Where: Rome, Italy
- Brian Percival (who directed some episodes of the TV series) was originally set to direct the film adaptation but later stepped down from the project.
- Costumes were designed by Anna Mary Scott Robbins and John Bright.
- The characters Lady Rosamund Painswick, Miss Denker and Spratt are the only chapters from the TV series who didn’t star in the film.
- The gay club scene was filmed in a warehouse next to Keighley railway station in West Yorkshire. A real warehouse was used based on the fact that gay clubs were illegal in 1920s England.
- The film picks up in 1925, around a year and half after the events of the final TV series episode.