Downton Abbey in hot water over bottle blooper | Television & radio | theguardian.com

Downton Abbey promotional picture for fifth series, with modern bottle of water on mantelpiece. Photograph: @downtonabbey/PA A promotional picture for the new series of Downton Abbey caused an online sensation when a sharp-eyed fan of the show noticed the very modern bottle of water on the mantelpiece behind Hugh Bonneville and Laura Carmichael. Downton Abbey in hot…

  The period drama, which has yet to see its fourth-run debut stateside, will be back on PBS’ “Masterpiece Classics” in America and ITV in the U.K. “Downton Abbey” Downton Abbey still stands. The Emmy-winning drama from Julian Fellowes has been renewed for a fifth season — make that series, for fans in its native…

Book reviews roundup: Servants: A Downstairs View of Twentieth-century Britain and Heartbreak Hotel | Books | The Guardian

Book reviews roundup: Servants: A Downstairs View of Twentieth-century Britain and Heartbreak Hotel | Books | The Guardian Lethbridge’s book charts the ‘halting escape of women from servitude’. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images “Money might not buy happiness but it certainly sponsors battiness. Waldorf Astor only liked milk from his own herd, so whenever the Astors went…