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Tea is a common beverage seen in the parlors of Downton Abbey. It’s been around for thousands of years, and by the late 1800s it was the beverage of choice among the British aristocracy. In the 1920s it took on new life in the U.S. It was promoted by the women of the Temperance movement, and the American development of the tea bag led to its widespread popularity.
How do you make a masterpiece? Rebecca Eaton, executive producer of the long-running hit series Masterpiece on PBS tells Rafael Pi Roman the inside story just as “Downton Abbey” begins its fourth season.
Among other stories from her new memoir, “Making Masterpiece,” Eaton admits she initially turned down Downton Abbey.