In this first episode, Dr. Eliza Filby speaks to uncle and niece, Julian and Jessica Fellowes. As creator and writer of the phenomenon that is Downton Abbey, Julian Fellowes has put class and familial tensions of the early 20th century under the spotlight, achieving much acclaim and a sweep of awards in the process. Author and journalist Jessica Fellowes, whose work is also rooted in the family and generational dynamics of the early 20th century, is author of the Mitford murder series, based on the lives of the Mitford sisters. They explore class, feminism and cancel culture, plus Julian's dance through the ages!
TW// contains references to sexual violence and suicide.