ENGLAND - Behind the Scenes at Downton Abbey: The Official Backstage Pass to the Set, the Actors and the Drama - Emma Rowley and Gareth Neame

Behind the Scenes at Downton Abbey: The Official Backstage Pass to the Set, the Actors and the Drama, the official season 4 tie-in book and complete with never-before-seen photos, is written by Emma Rowley with a forward by series Executive Producer, Gareth Neame (see About the Authors below).

As America awaits the season 4 premiere on January 5, 2014 on PBS' Masterpiece series, this book will delve into the inspiration behind the details seen on screen, the choice of locations (including Highclere Castle), the music and much more. Catch a glimpse of the secret backstage world, visit the hair and make-up truck and step inside the props cupboard. Yes, that is a blender that invades Mrs. Patmore's kitchen in season 4 but, it was actually a really old vintage one from the twenties ordered from ebay!

In-depth interviews and exclusive season 4 photos give insight into the actors’ experiences on set as well as the celebrated creative team behind the multi award-winning drama. Straight from the director’s chair, this is the inside track on all aspects of the making of the show. A definite must have addition to your Downton Abbey library collection.

Get ready for the January 5, 2014 series 4 premiere on your local PBS station with this sneak peak. And learn more about some of the new characters coming to Downton.

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  • Condition: New in New dust jacket. Glued binding. Paper over boards
  • Edition: First Edition - Published October 29, 2013
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press / New York
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-250-04790-8
  • ISBN-10: 1-250-04790-0
  • Pages: 288
  • Rating:★★★★ (See FAQs)
  • EMMA ROWLEY works as a journalist for The Telegraph.

    GARETH NEAME is the executive producer for the award-winning television series Downton Abbey.

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