Downton Abbey To Run For Ten Years According To Producer

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  • Downton Abbey’s executive producer reveals he plans to see the show continue for another decade

    Downton Abbey’s appeal is showing no signs of slowing down and it appears those responsible for making the drama such a hit want to see its success last a decade. Show bosses have hinted that it could well have a life span as long as many popular soap operas.

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    Executive producer Gareth Neame told New York Daily News that he’d like to see Downton Abbey continue over many years but only on one condition.

    ‘I think it is going to go on for a while. Right now the show is still growing in the US and it would be awful to think of the show ending,’ Gareth said. ‘I would rather let the show run between four and ten years, I imagine.’

    Although this promise was conditional and creativity was still valued over profit, Gareth added: ‘I would rather that we picked the right year [to end] and that in 20 years’ time the show was loved, rather than we went on a season too long and people fell out of love with it.’

    We’re not sure that could ever happen!

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