‘After Life’ Season 2 trailer: ‘Downton’ star returns in Ricky Gervais series

The wonderful Penelope Wilton is back on our TV screens this week!

The 75-year-old English actress is known for playing Lady Isobel in all six seasons of Downton Abbey and last year’s hit movie.

She’s now reprising her role as Anne in new episodes of British comedy-drama series After Life.

Written by and starring comedian Ricky Gervais, the show launched in 2019 and the second season premieres exclusively on Netflix on Friday 24th April.

Watch the Season 2 trailer:


The official synopsis for Season 2 reads: “Still struggling with immense grief after the death of his wife, Tony (Ricky Gervais) is trying to turn over a new leaf. Will he succeed in helping the people around him, or will he go back to being the same old Tony?”

Penelope Wilton is expected to return as Isobel Crawley in the second Downton movie, which is due to be released in 2022.

Costume makers from Downton Abbey have been busy this month sewing additional medical scrubs for UK hospitals during the coronavirus pandemic.

The Downton Abbey movie is available on DVD on Amazon.