The Brit List: Summer of London – Television

Twenty Twelve

'Downton Abbey' star Hugh Bonneville in BBC America's 'Twenty Twelve'

Starring: Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey), Jessica Hynes (Spaced), Olivia Colman (Peep Show), Amelia Bullmore (I’m Alan Partridge), Vincent Franklin (The Thick of It), and Karl Theobald (Green Wing)

Network: BBC America

Season Premiere: Thursday, June 28 at 9/8c

What to Expect: Downton Abbey’s Hugh Bonneville trades in his stiff collars and Edwardian tailcoats to stretch his comedy muscles in BBC’s Twenty Twelve. This hilarious mockumentary follows the group of people responsible for organizing the world’s greatest sporting event. Witness all the mishaps and blunders that go on behind-the-scenes as the Olympic Deliverance Commission prepare for the 2012 London “Jubilympics.”

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