NEWBURY, England (Reuters) – Mr Carson, the much-loved butler in hit period drama “Downton Abbey”, has lived through the tales of love and tragedy that have beset the British household during its six series on television screens.
Now he will recount his memories of serving the Crawley family in a concert next month at the Highclere Castle venue, where the award-winning series set in the early Twentieth Century and its upcoming movie adaptation were filmed.
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With the show’s composer John Lunn on piano, the Chamber Orchestra of London will perform “Music From Downton Abbey” on June 22, some three months before the highly-anticipated “Downton Abbey” film is released. Actor Jim Carter, who plays Carson, will host the concert in character.
“The (concept) is that Lord Grantham has asked him to reminisce about his time at Downton Abbey,” he told Reuters in an interview, referring to the series’ patriarch, also known as Robert Crawley.
Loves - Lives - Disasters - Tragedies - Fun
“So he goes back and we talk about the loves, the lives, the disasters, the tragedies, the fun of the whole six series, which is linked together by the music.”
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