Could ‘Indian Summers’ Be the Next ‘Downton Abbey’? (VIDEO)

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Could Masterpiece’s new Raj-set British drama Indian Summers be the new jewel in PBS’s crown? It is being hailed across the pond as the Himalayan Downton Abbey. That’s pretty lofty praise for a show about a junior clerk who finds himself tangled in the political movement to liberate India from Britain’s colonial rule. (Expect Gandhi to be mentioned.)

Before you decide for yourself when the series premieres on Sunday, September 27, tuck into the story by watching this exclusive video primer.