Downton Abbey Marathon at Beatley Central Library

Cheers! Television's most popular aristocrats in the PBS drama series, Downton Abbey, will be featured this month at Beatley Central Library for a marathon of seasons one and two. Set in the early 20th century, the grandeur lifestyle of the fictitious noble Crawley family include romance, comedy and the woes that one may expect from owning a luxurious Yorkshire country estate filled with servants. The series has fancied the hearts of viewers across the globe, earning the British soap opera six Emmys. Whether you're a Downton Abbey fan or newbie to the series, our screenings will allow you to watch all episodes before season three airs on January 6.  Screenings will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. Dec. 26, 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. Dec. 27 and 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Dec. 28. Tea and biscuits will be served.

Here's a snippet from last year of what Downton Abbey cast members had to say about the show and it's success.