Recommended Film of the Week: Downton Abbey (PG)

The Downton Abbey film is released in September

The Downton Abbey film is released in September - Credit: Archant

The television series Downton Abbey followed the lives of the Crawley family and the servants who worked for them at the turn of the 20th century in an Edwardian English country house.

Over its six seasons, the series garnered three Golden Globe Awards, 15 Primetime Emmy Awards, 69 Emmy nominations in total, making Downton Abbey the most nominated non-US television show in the history of the Emmys - even earning a apecial BAFTA award and a Guinness World Record for the highest critically rated televion show.

An all-star cast returns, including Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Brendan Coyle, Michelle Dockery, Kevin Doyle, Joanne Froggatt, Matthew Goode, Harry Hadden-Paton, David Haig and Geraldine James and Maggie Smith.