Created by Julian Fellowes, the Downton Abbey series has run, to date, for six seasons and two theatrical releases. Distributed by Focus Features, the latest film, A New Era, hit U.K. theaters in April 2022 and U.S. theaters in May 2022, adding a bit of a meta experience to the famous home as a film crew came to Downton. If you weren’t able to get to the theater to reunite with the Crawleys, A New Era is coming home thanks to Universal Pictures Home Entertainment with a bonus filled collector’s edition. Courtesy of UPHE, EoM has been gifted two (2) Blu-ray editions of A New Era to giveaway. If you’d like to add Downton Abbey: A New Era to your collection, enter via the form before time runs out.
It’s time to return to Downton in Downton Abbey: A New Era, available to own with bonus content on Digital June 24, 2022, and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray™ and DVD on July 5, 2022 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Earning an “A” CinemaScore and celebrated by critics as “fun and heart in equal measure” (Screenrant), the Collector’s Edition arrives just in time for a summer movie night in with exclusive and exciting featurettes to give viewers a more in-depth look behind the scenes with fan-favorite stars.
The motion picture will also be available in a Limited-Edition Gift Set, featuring the Blu-ray Disc, DVD, and Digital Code, presented in exclusive packaging along with vintage-style postcards, a photo book and a collectible Downton Abbey branded stainless steel tea strainer with a velvet bag. Available only while supplies last, this special offering is the must-own gift for any Downton Abbey fan or to add to your own collection.
Giveaway runs until Monday, July 4th, at 11:59 PM EDT.
The much-anticipated cinematic return of Downton Abbey follows the Crawleys and their staff as they welcome a movie crew and their glamorous stars to Downton for the filming of a new silent movie, while other members of the family go on a grand adventure to a villa in the south of France to uncover a mystery about the Dowager Countess and her past.
Available on digital June 24th, 2022.
Available on 4K UHD, Blu-ray, and digital July 5th, 2022.
For more information, head to the official Downton Abbey: A New Era webpage.
Downton Abbey: A New Era Bonus Features:
- Good To Be Back – The cast is happy to be back at the estate and making their next film. Hear what it was like for them to see one another again and learn about their character’s continuing story arcs.
- Return to Downton Abbey: The Making-of A New Era – A production as large as Downton Abbey: A New Era takes incredible preparation, people, and craftsmanship. This in-depth making-of piece delves into the work that each department contributed to bring this film to life.
- A Legendary Character – Take a look back at the legendary character that is the Dowager Countess of Grantham and see why Maggie Smith was born to play the role.
- Creating The Film Within The Film – Take a deeper dive into the making of the film within the film, highlighting the extra research and details that were taken into consideration, from set design and vehicles to the plethora of period-accurate film equipment and props.
- Her Majesty’s Yacht Britannia – Learn the real history behind Her Majesty’s Yacht Britannia, and why it was a perfect vessel to play the cross-channel ferry in the film.
- Spill The Tea (Time) – Sit down with Allen Leech (Tom Branson) and Laura Carmichael (Lady Edith) as they spill all the details of what life on the set of Downton Abbey: A New Era was really like.
- Feature Commentary with Director Simon Curtis
Rules of the Contest
- To enter – fill out the contest form below and submit before Monday, July 4th, at 11:59 PM EDT. Only one entry per person.
- Entrants must be 18 years old or older to win.
- Winners will be notified via email after the close of the contest.
- Two (2) selected winners will be awarded with one (1) Blu-ray copy of Downton Abbey: A New Era.
- Participants understand that the prize is not the responsibility of Elements of Madness.
- Winners must live in the contiguous United States, Alaska, or Hawaii. Universal Pictures Home Entertainment will not ship internationally.
- Information collected during the giveaway will only be shared or disseminated to the official Universal Pictures Home Entertainment representative for shipping purposes.
- Prizes are not redeemable for cash or other items.
- Prize cannot be swapped or traded for anything else.
- EoM not responsible for prizes lost to the Spam filter.
- Current members of EoM staff or their immediate family members are not eligible to participate.
The contest is now closed. Winners will be contacted.