a New Era’ — Expected on Peacock in July

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  • Downton Abbey: A New Era is now in cinemas exclusively.
  • The film is expected to stream on Peacock in July, but an official release date has not yet been confirmed.
  • Peacock Premium costs $5/month for ad-supported streaming or $10/month for ad-free streaming.

The Crawley family is back in the latest installment in the Downton Abbey franchise, Downton Abbey: A New Era. The new film premiered exclusively in theaters on May 20 and is expected to arrive at the Peacock


service from July.

An official streaming release date has yet to be confirmed, but Universal has already announced that all of its 2022 films will be released on Peacock just 45 days after their theatrical release date. Based on these details, Downton Abbey: A New Era could be out on Peacock on July 5th.

In Downton Abbey: A New Era, Lady Violet Crawley (Maggie Smith) learns that she has inherited a villa in France from a gentleman with whom she spent time in the 1860s. The family embarks on a journey to find out more about the mansion’s former owner, including why he left the house to Lady Violet. At the same time, a Hollywood film crew comes to the property to shoot a new talkie.

Watch the trailer for Downton Abbey: A New Era

Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern, Michelle Dockery, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter and Phyllis Logan are all returning to the franchise, reprising their roles from the series and the first film. At the time of writing, Downton Abbey: A New Era has been rated 85% Certified Fresh by review aggregation site Rotten Tomatoes.

Where can I watch Downton Abbey: A New Era?

Currently, the only place you can see Downton Abbey: A New Era is in a cinema. Sites like Fandango let you look up movie times and buy tickets online.

When will Downton Abbey: A New Era be available on Peacock?

Downton Abbey: A New Era will be streaming on Peacock just 45 days after its theatrical premiere on May 20th. If this release strategy is correct, the film could reach Peacock as early as July 5th.

Universal/Focus Features plans to release all of its 2022 theatrical programming on Peacock as early as 45 days after each film’s premiere in theaters. However, the 45-day theatrical window is only a minimum, so films could remain exclusive to cinemas for longer. The streaming release of Downton Abbey: A New Era is subject to change until Universal and Peacock officially announce a date.

Once Downton Abbey: A New Era is released on Peacock, all Premium and Premium Plus subscribers will be able to watch it. Peacock Premium costs $5 per month for ad-supported streaming. Premium Plus is ad-free and costs $10 per month.

Is Downton Abbey: A New Era the last film in the series?

Although it hasn’t been officially confirmed or denied, series creator Julian Fellowes has teased a potential third Downton Abbey movie to complete a trilogy.

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