British period drama Downton Abbey to end after sixth series

  • Downton Abbey will end production after its sixth series.

    The successful period drama’s next season will be the concluding one, its makers said.

    Gareth Neame, the ITV show’s executive producer, said there is a time when “all shows should end and Downton Abbey “is no exception.”

    The British television series, which revolves around an aristocratic family in the second and third decades of the 20th century, has won several awards including Golden Globes, Baftas and Emmys.

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