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Secrets of the Manor House

Beyond the Fiction

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A hundred years ago, the world of the British manor house was at its height. It was a world of luxury and privilege that has provided a majestic backdrop to a range of movies and costume dramas to this day, most recently in the popular MASTERPIECE “Downton Abbey.” But what was really going on behind those stately walls? Find out when this program looks beyond fiction.

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Secrets of the Manor House

Secrets of the Manor House

Find out what went on behind the stately walls of the British manor house a century ago.

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Secrets of Highclere Castle

See how life was – and is – lived in Highclere Castle, the stand-in for Downton Abbey.

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The tale of the famous castle featured in 'Downton Abbey.'

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Airs Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.

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