This Morning fans all have the same complaint about Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield’s ‘obsession’ on today’s show
THIS Morning fans moaned about Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield’s ‘obsession’ with Downton Abbey today.
They took to Twitter and aired their frustrations over the daytime programme plugging the movie multiple times.
One person said: "For crying out loud! Aaaarrrrgggghhhh! @thismorning Not everyone watches Downton flaming Abbey you know! I'm proud to say that I've never watched a single episode 😁 #ThisMorning"
Another raged: "Is there a new Downton Abbey film out this week? It would be good of #ThisMorning to tell us if there is."
And a third ranted: "Oh f**k of with your f******g f******g f******g Downton abbey obsession."
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Holly and Phil have been raving about the second Downton Abbey movie all week.
On Monday they spoke to the franchise's newcomer Hugh Dancy, while yesterday they feartured a Downton fashion segment.
Meanwhile Georgia Toffolo has been presenting a competition segment from one of the movie's locations.
Lead actress Michelle Dockery explained the apeal of the franchise at the movie's premiere this week, saying Downton Abbey fans have followed it for 12 years as they find it "comforting" and the new film will be like "seeing old friends again".
The actress, who plays Lady Mary, is reprising her role for the upcoming film sequel Downton Abbey: A New Era alongside series stalwarts including Dame Maggie Smith and Hugh Bonneville.
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The highly-anticipated cinematic return of the period drama will see the beloved characters go on a grand journey to the South of France to uncover the mystery of the Dowager Countess' newly inherited villa as they try to escape a film crew at Downton.
Dockery told the PA news agency on the red carpet for the film's world premiere in central London that she thinks the period drama's appeal came down to "lots of things".
She said: "I feel like I have a different answer for it every time but ultimately I think people find it really comforting.
"I think it's like seeing old friends again."
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Downton Abbey began life as a TV series, airing on ITV from 2010 to 2015 and following the fortunes of the aristocratic Crawley family and their downstairs servants at a Yorkshire country estate.
The first film, released in 2019, followed a royal visit to the Crawley family and Downton staff.
The new Downton Abbey film will also see Laura Carmichael and Joanne Froggatt reprise their roles, while Dominic West, Laura Haddock and Hugh Dancy are new additions to the cast.
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