press center press release

Cast and Crew of Downton Abbey to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell




Cast and Creator of Downton Abbey, the award-winning series from Julian Fellowes, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to celebrate the opening of “Downton Abbey: The Exhibition” in New York City.

In honor of the occasion, the cast and creator of the show will ring the Closing Bell along with an executive from NBCUniversal. Bell ringers include:

Downton Abbey:

  • Joanne Froggatt (“Anna Bates”)
  • Lesley Nicol (“Mrs. Patmore”)
  • Sophie McShera (“Daisy”)
  • Allen Leech (“Tom Branson”)
  • Gareth Neame(Creator and Executive ProducerDownton Abbey,” and MD, Carnival Films)


  • Sarah Cooper (COO, NBCUniversal International Studios)

Downton Abbey: The Exhibition is the first-ever fully immersive experience set inside the world of the multi award-winning global television phenomenon. Visitors will be transported on an incredible journey through the grand home of Downton Abbey as the Exhibition steps into the world of the Crawleys and those that served them below stairs. From Mrs. Patmore’s hectic kitchen and the gossip-fuelled servants’ quarters, to the family’s glamorous dining room and Lady Mary’s bedroom, visitors will get the chance to walk through some of the series’ most recognizable and beloved sets and see up close more than 50 of the show’s authentic costumes worn by a host of favorite Downton characters.

The highly-anticipated multi-city tour will open its doors on Saturday November 18th at 218 W 57th Street (between Broadway and 7th Ave) in New York City for a limited engagement before traveling throughout the US. Tickets are available to purchase at The exhibition will open daily between 10am and 8pm, including on holidays. VIP packages and private hire options are also available.


Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio


Friday, November 17, 2017 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

NBCUniversal Contact:

Emily Yeomans

+44 7918 360983

Nasdaq MarketSite Media Contact:

Emily Pan

(646) 441-5120

Feed Information:

Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West

18 mhz Lower

DL 3811 Vertical

FEC 3/4

SR 13.235

DR 18.295411

MOD 4:2:0


Social Media:

For multimedia features such as exclusive content, photo postings, status updates and video of bell ceremonies, please visit our Facebook page:

For photos from ceremonies and events, please visit our Instagram page:

For livestream of ceremonies and events, please visit our YouTube page:

For news tweets, please visit our Twitter page:

For exciting viral content and ceremony photos, please visit our Tumblr page:


A live stream of the Nasdaq Closing Bell will be available at: or


To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to and click on the market close of your choice.

About Comcast Cable (Nasdaq: CMCSA)

Comcast Cable is one of the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. Comcast has invested in technology to build an advanced network that delivers among the fastest broadband speeds, and brings customers personalized video, communications and home management offerings. Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq:CMCSA) is a global media and technology company. Visit for more information.

About Nasaq-100 Index®

The Nasdaq-100 Index, launched in January 1985, is one of the most widely followed benchmarks in the world. The Nasdaq-100 Index is the basis of the PowerShares QQQ Trust (Nasdaq:QQQ) which aims to provide investment results that, before expenses, correspond with the Nasdaq-100 Index's performance. In addition, options, futures and structured products based on the Nasdaq-100 Index and the PowerShares QQQ Trust trade on various exchanges.

About Nasdaq:

Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 90 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to approximately 3,900 total listings with a market value of approximately $12 trillion. To learn more, visit:


In This Story


Nasdaq Press Center

Read the latest press releases, request a press kit, and get in touch with our press team.

learn more