The Downton Dish©

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Welcome to The Downton Dish©!

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Do you imagine yourself living like a Crawly? Do you await the dressing gong  each night before dinner? (Who doesn’t?)  If you love all things Downton Abbey then you have found your kindred spirits right here with The Downton Dish! 

Welcome to  The Downton Dish©, the new web-series that dishes about all things Downton!  Join hosts, Marlise Boland and Elyse Ashton as they don their best Downton-esque fashions and enjoy the latest Downton gossip over a nice hot cuppa.

Special Guest interviews have included Julian Fellowes, Laura Carmichael, Lesley Nicol, Joanne Froggatt, Allen Leech, Tom Cullen, Matt Barber. James Faulkner and more! Weekly fan giveaways and fun locations! Grab your favorite 20’s inspired headdress and join us for the dish each Monday at 9AM only on The Anglophile Channel!

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Dressing Downton at MUZEO!

It was only a year ago when we bid farewell to our favorite aristocratic family and their loyal servants at Downton Abbey. Now their iconic fashions are on tour for everyone to love and appreciate, up close and personal. Downton Dish host, Elyse Ashton was on hand at the only West Coast appearance of the Dressing Downton exhibit at the MUZEO Museum and Cultural Center in Anaheim, CA with SPECIAL GUEST, Mrs. Patmore herself, Lesley Nicol. Enjoy our coverage: 


The Downton Dish:

A Farewell to Downton Abbey 

Originally Streamed: April 19, 2016

NOMINATED LA Press Club – Southern California Journalism Award

“Best Entertainment Feature”

Downton Tea at Rose Tree Cottage

We didn’t want to see it end. Saying goodbye to Downton Abbey has been like saying goodbye to old friends. Downton Dish co-host, Elyse Ashton lamented her farewells in the article, Down in the Downton Dumps

Rose Tree Cottage graciously played host to our Farewell to Downton Abbey in a elegant afternoon tea that would make the Dowager Countess proud!  Enjoy:

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Downton Dish
Downton Abbey Season 6: Episodes 4 & 5

Originally Streamed: January 31, 2016

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Downton Abbey Season 6: Episodes 2 &  3

Originally Streamed: January 17, 2016

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Downton Abbey Season 6: Episode 1

Originally Streamed: January 3, 2016

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Downton Dish Re-Caps

DOWNTON ABBEY Season 5

 

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Downton Dish Premiere Episode

The Downton Dish Premiere, hosted by Marlise Boland and Elyse Ashton. In our Season opener we dish about the long awaited debut of  Downton Abbey Season 5 and give away a special Downton Abbey treat to one of our lucky viewers!

 

 

This week’s Fan Giveaway! 

Downton Abbey Teas by Republic of Tea

Don’t forget to enter!

Tweet us @AnglophileTV #DowntonDish OR Email us your entry at: DowntonDish@TheAnglophileChannel.com

 

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Three delicious teas to enjoy while watching Downton Abbey Season 5, and The Downton Dish!

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Downton Dish Episode #2 & 3

Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes chats with our Dish hosts and leaves them with a special cherished gift!  In this episode we dish about Downton Abbey Season 5, Episode 2  and 3!

 

Thank you to Julian Fellowes for chatting with Downton Dish! We shall cherish our signed teapot forever!

It was a complete honor and joy to dish with Mr. Fellowes!

It was a complete honor and joy to dish with Mr. Fellowes!

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A Downton Abbey signed teapot. A special gift from Mr. Downton himself, Julian Fellowes!

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Thank you to BAFTA/LA for inviting us to the

Awards Season Tea!

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 Tweet of the Week!
@abritloverinMD

“Loved #TheDowntonDish today! I enjoyed my Yorkshire tea during the show. Loved the interview with Mr. Fellowes!”  

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Congratulations to Last Week’s Downton Dish Winner:

Tiffany Lobner!

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This week’s Fan Giveaway! 

“I Don’t Care A Fig About Rules” Tea Towel!

Don’t forget to enter!

 

Tweet us @AnglophileTV #DowntonDish OR Email us your entry at: DowntonDish@TheAnglophileChannel.com

Lady Mary has some of the best quips!

Lady Mary has some of the best quips!

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Downton Dish Episode #4

Allen Leech chats with The Dish! What happened on Downton Abbey this week? Join The Downton Dish for a fun chat, fan giveaways and SPECIAL guests! This episode reviews Downton Abbey Episode 4!

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Downton Dish Episode 4!

 

 

Thank you to Allen Leech for stopping to chat with the Downton Dish!  You were delightful! 

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Allen Leech gives us some Dish on Downton Season 5…but not too much 😉

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Thank you to BAFTA/LA for inviting us to

The Britannia Awards

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Tweet of the Week!

@LHGarrison2

“No episode of DowntonAbbey is complete until I’ve enjoyed TheDowntonDish!”

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Congratulations to Last Week’s Downton Dish Winner: 

Martha Leith

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This week’s Fan Giveaway! 

Downton Abbey Marmalade

Don’t forget to enter!

Tweet us @AnglophileTV #DowntonDish OR Email us your entry at: DowntonDish@TheAnglophileChannel.com

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In honor of Hugh Bonneville’s appearance in Paddington! Who loves marmalade? We do!

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Downton Dish Episode #5

What was Simon Bricker doing in Cora‘s bedroom? What happened to Miss Bunting? What did the inspector say to Anna? Did YOU win last week’s Dishy giveaway? Join The Downton Dish© to find out!

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Tweet of the Week!

@elinoriane

“I stop to watch #DowntonDish every Monday! I’m addicted!”

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Congratulations to Last Week’s Downton Dish Winner:

Helen Tranam!

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This week’s Fan Giveaway! 

Lord Grantham Breakfast Blend Tea!

Don’t forget to enter!

Tweet us @AnglophileTV #DowntonDish OR Email us your entry at: DowntonDish@TheAnglophileChannel.com

As tasty and bold as Lord Grantham himself!

As tasty and bold as Lord Grantham himself!

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The Flour Is Going to Fly on This Week’s Downton Dish!

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Downton Dish Episode #6

This week’s Downton Dish takes on a new twist! We go “downstairs” to dish about Downton Abbey and do some baking! The flour is going to fly….

Who survives "Downstairs"?

Who survives “Downstairs”?

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Tweet of the Week!

@DockerJo

“Awake at 3am. I’ll watch #downtondish Keep on dishing girls…LOVE THE DISH! LOVE THE OUTFITS!”

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Congratulations to Last Week’s Downton Dish Winner: 

Laura Grabowski!

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This week’s Fan Giveaway! 

Downton Abbey Scone Mix

Don’t forget to enter!

Tweet us @AnglophileTV #DowntonDish OR Email us your entry at: DowntonDish@TheAnglophileChannel.com

Delicious scone mix!

Make your own Downton scones!

All Downton Dish Giveaways Sponsored by Anglophile Channel Productions

 

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Downton Dish Episode #7

The Downton Dish celebrates TWO engagements this week! Plus a chat with Lord Sinderby actor James Faulkner, and OUTTAKES from the “downtstairs” episode and more!~

 

 

 Thank you to James Faulkner for stopping to dish with The Downton Dish! 

Lord Sinderby dishes with the Downton Dish ladies!

Lord Sinderby dishes with the Downton Dish ladies!

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Tweet & Comments of the Week!

@fibergal3  

“You girls are so much fun to watch & production values are exquisite!”

“You ladies are sooo entertaining!  Love it.  A perfect Monday companion to Sunday nights spent with Downton!” (Stacy Glover)

“You guys crack me up!  I love watching Downton Dish!  Talking about one of my favorite shows and having so much fun doing it!” (Jennifer Matteson)

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Congratulations to Last Week’s Downton Dish Winner:

Edi North!

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This week’s Fan Giveaway! 

Spotted Dick and A Downton “dish”!

Don’t forget to enter!

Tweet us @AnglophileTV #DowntonDish OR Email us your entry at: DowntonDish@TheAnglophileChannel.com

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Try a much misunderstood British pudding: Spotted Dick!

Your dish will come signed by hosts, Marlise Boland and Elyse Ashton!

Your dish will come signed by hosts, Marlise Boland and Elyse Ashton!     (Replica of Downton Abbey/Highclere Castle not included)

All Downton Dish Giveaways Sponsored by Anglophile Channel Productions.

Downton Abbey china available at World Market

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Downton Dish Episode #8

Sponsored by The Rose Tree Cottage

 On this week’s Downton Dish we chat with Downton Abbey actors Tom Cullen and Matt Barber, PLUS we celebrate a Downton wedding with a special visit to Rose Tree Cottage…but does everyone get to enjoy the “upstairs” experience?? 

The Downton Dish enjoys a visit to Rose Tree Cottage. When we say "enjoys".....

The Downton Dish enjoys a visit to Rose Tree Cottage. When we say “enjoys”…..

 

 Thank you to Matt  Barber and Tom Cullen for stopping to dish with The Downton Dish! You were both as dashing and charming as we expected you to be!

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It’s Lord Gillinham! Tom Cullen shares his thoughts on WHY Lady Mary dumped Tony! Oops!

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Matt Barber as Atticus, a perfect mate for Lady Rose!

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Tweet & Comments of the Week!

@Robinbird79 

“Cracked up at the end of #DowntonDish! Glad I wasn’t drinking anything! Still laughing. Y’all are great! Love the show.”

“You ladies are sooo entertaining!  Love it.  A perfect Monday companion to Sunday nights spent with Downton.” (Stacy Glover)

“Today I found your GREAT SHOW!! and as we often say in Texas “What a hoot the two of you are! Keep on dishing!” (Cathy Womack)

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Congratulations to Last Week’s Downton Dish Winner: 

Dianne Lindsay!

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This week’s Fan Giveaway! 

Downton Abbey Apron

Don’t forget to enter!

Tweet us @AnglophileTV #DowntonDish OR Email us your entry at: DowntonDish@TheAnglophileChannel.com

You can pretend to be Mrs. Patmore! Don't forget to enter!

You can pretend to be Mrs. Patmore! Don’t forget to enter!

Special Thanks to our Sponsor: The Rose Tree Cottage in Pasadena, CA.

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For more information on how to visit the Rose Tree Cottage for Afternoon Tea:

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Downton Dish Episode #9
The Christmas Finale

Sponsored by The Rose Tree Cottage

It’s hard to believe Downton Abbey Season 5 is already coming to a close.  In this episode we chat about the brilliant season finale…and Miss Elyse has an ‘unusual’ dream. Plus MORE giveaways!

We can't believe it's already time to dish about the Downton Abbey Christmas special!

We can’t believe it’s already time to dish about the Downton Abbey Christmas special!

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Tweet  & Comments of the Week!

Oh, my ladies! This was so hysterical. You two just out do yourselves each episode. Poor Elyse, sent to the side servant entrance through the horse pile. Ha! Elyse works hard to get fired. Love you ladies. (Deb Sexton)

“you girls so funny i love you please keep doing this” (Debra Galen)

“You two are a crack up! Thank you for putting a smile on my face! Now I am off to watch Downton Abby!” (Kathy Grainger)

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Congratulations to Last Week’s Downton Dish Winner:

Pam Eubanks!

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Our FINAL Fan Giveaways! 

Downton Abbey Christmas Ornament

Downton Abbey Season 5 DVD Set Downton Abbey

Afternoon Tea for Two at Rose Tree Cottage in Pasadena, CA

Don’t forget to enter…there shall be three winners!!

Tweet us @AnglophileTV #DowntonDish OR Email us your entry at: DowntonDish@TheAnglophileChannel.com

A beautiful replica of Downton Abbey!

A beautiful replica of Downton Abbey!

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Tea for Two at the Rose Tree Cottage...a quintessential British experience!

Tea for Two at the Rose Tree Cottage…a quintessential British experience!

Afternoon Tea for Two sponsored by Rose Tree Cottage in Pasadena, CA. 

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All other Downton Dish Giveaways Sponsored by Anglophile Channel Productions

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Downton Abbey Announces Season Six will be its FINAL Season! How did the Downton Dish ladies take the news?

 

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The Downton Dish goes into early mourning after hearing the news that Downton Abbey will end after Season 6…

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Full mourning for The Downton Dish as Downton Abbey calls it quits after Season 6.

 

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The Downton Dish Special

Sponsored by The Queen Mary

Filmed Aboard the historic Queen Mary, plus our thoughts on the Downton Abbey news!

The Downton Dish ladies react to the news that Downton Abbey Season 6 will be its last! Plus, we go on location to the historic Queen Mary in Long Beach, CA to chat about Downton Abbey Season 5 and explore what ocean-liner travel would have been like for the Crawleys. 

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What a privilege to film aboard the historic Queen Mary!

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Channeling our inner Rose of “Titanic”

 

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 Thank you to Commodore Everette Hoard and to the staff and crew of the beautiful Queen Mary for hosting The Downton Dish and for Sponsoring our final episode!

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Commodore Everette Hoard talks about what ocean liner travel would have been like for the Crawleys.

The Downton Dish chats with Commodore Hoard aboard the historic Queen Mary!

The Downton Dish chats with Commodore Hoard aboard the historic Queen Mary!

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 Tweet of the Week!

  @LHGarrison2 

“Craved the DowntonDish each week! Thanks for the juicy recaps, Ladies. Looking fwd to OutlandDish! Cheers!”

“Enjoyed watching The Downton Dish especially this last Ep 9; loved Elyse’s dream sequence so hilarious I was laughing out loud. Please make more of the Downton Dish next season, love your insightful commentary!” (Mostly Sky)

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CONGRATULATIONS  to our

Downton Dish Special Fan Giveaway WINNER!

Gail Crawford

A Year In The Life of Downton Abbey by Jessica Fellowes

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Thank you to St. Martin’s Press for sponsoring this giveaway! For more information on Jessica Fellowes and how to order her books visit: https://jessicafellowes.wordpress.com/

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 Thank you to the Queen Mary and Commodore Hoard for the special surprise Fan Giveaway and for Sponsoring The Downton Dish!

A special surprise giveaway for the Downton Dish fans!

A special surprise giveaway for the Downton Dish fans!

Tickets to Diana: Legacy of a Princess exhibit sponsored by The Queen Mary.

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All other Downton Dish Giveaways Sponsored by Anglophile Channel Productions

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Thank you for joining us on 

The Downton Dish!

Join us next season as together we journey through the FINAL season of our favorite British drama, Downton Abbey!

Downton Abbey: Owned and Copyright © Carnival Film & Television Ltd.

One more season to go...then what shall we do?

One more season to go…then what shall we do?

Downton Abbey Season 5 available on DVD at: http://www.amazon.com/Masterpiece-Downton-Abbey-Season-5/dp/B00MO21WAY/ref=sr_1_2?s=movies-tv&ie=UTF8&qid=1426790550&sr=1-2&keywords=downton+abbey+season+5

2 Responses to The Downton Dish©

  1. Pam Eubanks says:

    Wonderful season Marlise and Elyse!!! Well done to you both!! The Queen Mary is beautiful! Can’t believe DA ending after just one more season though!! I’m with Elyse,.. Boo Hoo!! 😦

  2. Bonnie Miles says:

    The Downton Dish helps me enjoy the drama in an extra way. Marlise & Elyse find humor no matter how bleak things may seem. Their enthusiasm is so appreciated.

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