‘Downton Abbey’ is, without a doubt, one of the most loved shows there is. The show last aired on December 25, 2015. As such fans have been demanding a new season and they have come up with possible plot theories that writers can work around for the show’s renewal. Let’s explore these theories.
Who wouldn’t want ‘Downton Abbey’ to come back and drown us in its familiar comfort? While there has been no confirmed news about a new season, it hasn’t stopped fans from theorising around the plot. It only goes to show how desperately they want the show back.
- What makes the show so popular?
- What is the show about?
- ‘Downton Abbey’ Season 7 plot theories
Fans believe that the maker of the show Julian Fellowes, in a cryptic interview, has hinted towards a ‘Downton Abbey’ Season 7. While there is no certainty to the reports, it has gotten fans super excited. Is there even a need for season 7? If yes, then how good is it to be true?
What makes the show so popular?
Well, ‘Downton Abbey’, even today, is one of the most searched series on Google. As such, there have been frequent trends on social media demanding a return of the show.
The series advanced itself to the big screen with the ‘Downton Abbey’ film that released last year. The Abbey film was a global hit and did exceedingly well, triggering the fans’ expectation for a season 7 even more.
What is the show about?
Established in the early 20th century, the series is set in the fictional Yorkshire country estate of Downton Abbey. The timeline is roughly between 1912 and 1926. The show details the aristocratic lives of the Crawley family and their domestic helps in the post-Edwardian era.
Great events in history have a direct effect on their lives and on the British social hierarchy. Events illustrated throughout the show’s run include the drowning of the Titanic, the onset of World War I, and the outbreak of the Spanish influenza epidemic in season 1.
Season 2 draws lights on the infamous Marconi scandal, the glorious Irish War of Independence culminating to the creation of the Irish free state in season 3. The Teapot Dome Scandal in season 4; the General Elections of Britain in 1923, and the failed coup by the Nazi Party of the Beer Hall Putsch in season 5.
Season 6 constitutes of the rise of the proletariat class during the “between the wars” period (end of WWI in 1918 and the advent of WWII in 1939), particularly hinting at the gradual decline of the British nobility.
‘Downton Abbey’ Season 7 plot theories
Fans have multiple theories about which part of history makers can illustrate if there is a ‘Downton Abbey’ Season 7.
The most supported idea is that season 7 can comprise of events in the post World War II era to modern times.
‘Downton Abbey’ has been praised by many for showing the events of the past and placing the facts in an unbiased and accurate manner. There is no doubt that an announcement of ‘Downton Abbey’ Season 7, will leave fans excited.
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