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Explore Downton Abbey

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Downton Abbey as seen on Masterpiece on PBS.

**Whilst we wait with bated breath for Series 4 you can download this app for just 99c**

The official Explore Downton Abbey app is your companion to season 3 on Masterpiece on PBS, offering you the opportunity to explore Downton Abbey and the characters that live there. Using interactive 3D floor plans, you will discover in-depth historical context and full character profiles, learn more about the Grantham family, the staff and their lifestyles with insight from the actors and writer, Julian Fellowes.

Get sneak peeks of scenes from upcoming episodes and watch behind the scenes video from season 3 as well as deleted scenes from the first two seasons.

‘Explore Downton Abbey’ opens the doors to Downton:

• Watch behind the scenes video from season 3 and deleted scenes from the first two seasons (WIFI connection required)
• Explore 3D floor plans of Downton Abbey – basement, ground floor and first floor – to discover more about the characters and their lifestyles
• Read in-depth historical context and full character profiles from the official Downton Abbey books by Jessica Fellowes, with unseen photos.
• The official Downton store with links to purchase all things Downton
• Tweet from the app to your friends to let them in on this exclusive and official exploration of Downton Abbey

What's New in Version 1.21

Comes with the latest content
Fixed social media sharing capabilities
PBS Masterpiece branding


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Customer Reviews

Exciting and Engaging

I was very nervous to purchase this app after reading all the reviews mentioning performance woes, but decided to jump in and give it a shot (and support PBS in their efforts to bring Downton into the social media age). I was not disappointed. I ran this app on my iPad Mini and found no lag issues or crashes of any kind. The video played flawlessly after I allowed the buffer to fill the entire play length (as I do also with the Movie Trailers app). I also especially loved the sound and the overall look of the app. Haven't explored it enough to really say I have experienced all the content made available, but this is exactly what I wanted it to be. It will be a long wait till Season 4! Enjoy exploring the most incredible estate on television!

Unexpected letdown

I was able to watch the season three preview, but whenever I tried to play any of the deleted scenes, my screen would freeze up and return to the home screen :( and when I try to open the app again, it takes me back to the main menu as if I hadn't tried watching any of the videos! I love the show and cant wait for the season 3 premiere but im kind of disappointed, please fix this problem!! :)

Amazing App, Essential for the True Fan

Great app, very enjoyable and seamless in use. I didn't experience any video issues as described in other reviews. I love all the behind the scenes content and the app itself is gorgeous and very user friendly. This is exactly what I needed to tide me over until series 3!

Explore Downton Abbey
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • $0.99
  • Category: Entertainment
  • Updated: Dec 12, 2012
  • Version: 1.21
  • Size: 177 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: NBC Universal, Inc.

Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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