Planning to watch ‘Downton Abbey’ but confused about where to stream it? Well, we have some answers for you.
The popular series ‘Downton Abbey’ offers plenty for people who enjoy period dramas. The complicated lives of the Crawleys and their staff that unfolds in their high society family are enough to keep you entertained. So, whether you wish to binge-watch ‘Downton Abbey’ for the first time or tenth time, we bring you answers on where you can watch the show.
- Is ‘Downton Abbey’ on Netflix or Hulu?
- How to watch ‘Downton Abbey’ online?
- What is ‘Downton Abbey’ about?
Downton Abbey’ has been marked as one of the most successful British costume drama series since 1981’s ‘Brideshead Revisited’. Not only did the series manage to receive critical acclaim, but it also received numerous awards that included the prestigious Golden Globes and the Emmys
Is ‘Downton Abbey’ on Netflix or Hulu?
If the quarantine period has got you searching for the best place to stream ‘Downton Abbey’, then we have some answers for you.
If you thought streaming giant Netflix has managed to capture the highly successful drama series, then we hate to burst your bubble. Despite its magnanimous library of original and classic shows, Netflix hasn’t been able to capture ‘Downton Abbey’. It was available for a certain time period, but not anymore. However, it is rumoured to return on Netflix in the coming years.
Surprisingly, another popular streaming channel, Hulu, also doesn’t showcase ‘Downton Abbey’ despite its outstanding lists of content to watch. Earlier Hulu used to carry the first two seasons of ‘Downton Abbey’. Currently, it offers no seasons of the show even with Hulu Plus. But don’t be disheartened, there are other ways through which you can stream ‘Downton Abbey’.
How to watch ‘Downton Abbey’ online?
Amazon Prime Video has all the 52 episodes of ‘Downton Abbey’ available. You can avail its 30-day free trial. Amazon Prime charges $12.99 for every month. If you plan to binge-watch other popular TV shows and movies too, you can go ahead with an annual subscription for which you will have to pay $119.
Another option to watch ‘Downton Abbey’ is via PBS’s Passport. Passport can easily be used on the computer as well as on smartphones. You can enable it through various TV applications like Roku, Amazon Fire, or Apple TV. However, you will have to purchase the Thirteen Passport for a minimum donation of $5 or $60 a year. The payment will recur every month unless you notify them of your wish to cancel. If you wish to gain access for repetitive viewings of the show then you can buy the entire series from Amazon, Fandango Now, Vudu, and Apple iTunes.
One of the most critically acclaimed English-language TV shows, ‘Downton Abbey’ stretched up to six seasons and further delighted fans by releasing a movie in 2019
What is ‘Downton Abbey’ about?
One of the most critically acclaimed English-language TV shows stretched up to six seasons and further managed to delight fans by releasing a ‘Downton Abbey’ movie in 2019. The classic British historical drama television series left viewers enchanted since the beginning of its release in 2010.
A re-creation of the early 20th century England, the series revolved around the interpersonal affairs of the aristocratic Crawley family and their household staff. It has been created and co-written by Julian Fellowes. The series featured the Yorkshire country estate of Downton Abbey between the years 1912 and 1926. Every season of ‘Downton Abbey’ managed to portray some of the most crucial historical events such as the outbreak of World War 1, sinking of the Titanic, the Spanish Influenza pandemic, the Irish War of Independence and its effect on the Crawley family.
Hugh Bonneville and Elizabeth McGovern are the Earl and Countess of Grantham respectively. Both of them have three daughters but wish to add a male heir to inherit Downton. Matthew Crawley, who is a distant cousin, matures as the next in line to the estate. He develops a makeshift romantic relationship with the Earl’s daughter Michelle Dockery. Much of the entertainment in ‘Downton Abbey’ comes from its domestic staff that lives downstairs. It includes footman Thomas Barrow, new valet Mr Bates, Lady’s maid Miss O’Brien, and the Earl’s butler Carson.
‘Downton Abbey’ has been marked as one of the most successful British costume drama series since 1981’s ‘Brideshead Revisited’. Not only did the series manage to receive critical acclaim, but it also received numerous awards that included the prestigious Golden Globes and the Emmys.
So, are you planning to watch ‘Downton Abbey’ for the first time or are you looking to binge-watch it again? Let us know in the comment section below!