Schama, Fellowes, and the ‘cultural necrophilia’ row that would make Lady Grantham grimace.

Schama on Downton Abbey:

Downton serves up a steaming, silvered tureen of snobbery,” Schama claimed. “It’s a servile soap opera that an American public desperate for something, anything, to take its mind off the perplexities of the present, seems only too happy to down in great, grateful gulps.

Love it! Well, Fellowes is a neo-Tory!