Yet for many, the real stars of the show are Dominic and Stephanie Parker, otherwise known as The Posh Ones for their upper crust accents, chintzy sitting room and incessant drinking.
In fact Steph, 47, and Dom, 49, also run what could well be Britain’s poshest B&B in a Lutyens Grade I listed building in Sandwich, Kent. As Steph famously said when watching Downton Abbey: ‘I wonder how many windows they’ve got? We’ve got 63.’
Earlier this year, the couple put the house and its grounds on the market for £4.5 million.
There might have been a lesson or two at that school that I missed.