Downton Abbey duo go to Headline

Downton Abbey duo go to Headline

Headline Publishing has acquired two tie-ins to ITV1 drama “Downton Abbey”, to be published alongside the fifth series in autumn 2014.

A Year in the Life of Downton Abbey by Jessica Fellowes, the neice of “Downton” creator Julian Fellowes, is an illustrated snapshot of life at Downton Abbey.

The Downtown Abbey Rules for Household Staff, with “an introduction by the show’s butler” Mr Carson, is a “guide” for those working below stairs at the grand estate.

Deputy publishing director Sarah Emsley acquired world rights from Annabel Merullo at PFD, acting on behalf of Carnival Film and Television Ltd.