Downton Abbey: The Philosophy of the Dowager Countess

Sign up for Skillshare: | The Dowager Countess (Maggie Smith) is not just Downton Abbey’s most memorable character — she’s also a defender of the past and the staunchest fighter AGAINST the future. Through her, what is Downton Abbey telling us about tradition and the show’s own ambivalent love affair with the past? If you like this video, subscribe to our channel or support us on Patreon:


Historical Drama