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‘Downton Abbey’ App Brings the Dowager Countess to Your Phone


"First electricity, now telephones. Sometimes I feel as if I’m living in an H.G. Wells novel."
Image: PBS/Downton Abbey

Are you a fan of the popular and acclaimed British period drama TV series Downton Abbey? Then you might want to check out the series’ new official iOS app.

Called Downtonisms, the app in question is a soundboard app featuring more than 160 memorable lines from the series, as uttered, enunciated and proclaimed by Violet Crawley, Lady Mary, Mr. Carson, and nine other Downton Abbey characters:

Re-live your favourite one-liners, or “Downtonisms”, from Seasons 1 4 of Downton Abbey again and again, share them with your friends and remind yourself of those memorable Downton moments with this new soundboard app from the makers of the award-winning television series.

The app also features a quiz that challenges you to match “Downtonisms” to the characters who said them.

Optimized for iPhone and iPod touch running iOS 7.0 or later, Downtonisms is available now on the App Store for $0.99.

Published by NBC Universal, the parent company of Downton Abbey producer Carnival Films, Downtonisms is developed by The Project Factory.

The Project Factory is also the studio behind another iOS app based on another popular British TV series: the Sherlock: The Network app based on BBC’s Sherlock.

Both Downton Abbey and Sherlock are aired in the U.S. on PBS’ Masterpiece.

This article originally published at AppAdvice

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