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Downton Abbey – Christmas Special 2013

Summer 1923 The Crawleys are in London for Rose’s debutante ball. Cora’s mother, Martha Levinson and her brother Harold visit from the United States, much to Violet’s displeasure.

Downton Abbey Season 4, Episode 8

Rosamund hatches a plan to held Edith out of her predicament, but will Violet see straight through it? Isobel is on the receiving end of some unexpected attention, while Mary asks Gillingham for a favour. Rose has her nose put out of join when plans don’t go her way, and Alfred realises too late that

Downton Abbey Season 4, Episode 7

Cora’s playboy brother Harold is in a fix and Robert must travel to America to help bail him out, whilst a new farming venture at Downton sees Blake and Mary forced to put aside their differences. When Violet is taken ill she finds help from an unlikely corner. With romantic tensions causing disharmony downstairs, things

Downton Abbey Season 4, Episode 6

A birthday party is planned for Robert, but Rose’s surprise contribution to the event ruffles feathers above and below stairs. A new farming venture on the Downton estate comes with dramatic repercussions for Mary, and Edith receives more unwelcome news.

Downton Abbey Season 4, Episode 5

Change is in the air as an exciting opportunity for Alfred creates tension between Ivy and Daisy. Isobel appeals to Violet’s sense of charity, but it doesn’t come without a fight, and Branson considers a whole new future for himself and baby Sybbie.

Downton Abbey Season 4, Episode 4

Encouraged to get out of Downton, Mary visits London and attends the Lotus jazz club with her aunt Aunt Rosamund, Rose, and Tom. There they meet musician and singer Jack Ross, a native of Chicago.

Downton Abbey Season 4, Episode 3

An extravagant party offers the Crawley family the chance to reunite with some old friends. Some of the guests though prove more welcome than others. Dame Nellie Melba performs.

Downton Abbey Season 4, Episode 2

Emerging from her grief, Mary starts to take an interest in the running of the estate, but is met with resistance from Robert. As Molesley’s fortunes worsen, Bates hatches a plan to help him. Out for a bit of fun, Rose gets into a sticky situation at a tea dance in York. Mrs Hughes urges

Downton Abbey Season 4, Episode 1

February 1922. Mary nurses baby George and mourns Matthew. Violet finds a new cause to champion, while Robert and Branson dispute the management of the estate and struggle to pay death duties. The servants are excited by Valentine’s Day, and Mrs. Patmore struggles to deal with an electric whisk.

Downton Abbey Christmas Special 2012: A Journey To The Highlands

The family receive a warm welcome at Duneagle Castle, visiting Rose and her parents in the Highlands. But there is no disguising the tensions between their hosts. Carson is determined to keep the servants back at Downton working hard, but with a country fair coming up, will some be tempted to push their luck? Could

Downton Abbey Season 3, Episode 8

There’s excitement in the house and village as the annual cricket match approaches, and the event brings out Robert’s competitive side. Violet’s great-niece Rose shows up but a trip to London reveals there is more to her than meets the eye. Matthew and Mary look like they are keeping secrets from each other. Thomas finds

Downton Abbey Season 3, Episode 7

It’s a good day as Anna’s patience is rewarded and Edith gets some admiration from an unexpected quarter. Matthew refuses to back down over the estate management. Branson’s plan for the christening causes some consternation, as does the sudden arrival of his brother.

Downton Abbey Season 3, Episode 6

Tempers are left on edge after a kind gesture by Isobel backfires. Mary attempts to fight Branson’s corner after his decisions are put under scrutiny. Robert and Cora’s relationship feels the strain and Violet attempts to make them see things differently. Some extreme measures are taken by Bates.

Downton Abbey Season 3, Episode 5

An exciting offer for Edith divides opinion in the house. Isobel ends up throwing Ethel a lifeline. Ivy is attracting plenty of attention below stairs. Anna’s perseverance finally pays off for her.

Downton Abbey Season 3, Episode 4

Branson’s political views manage to get him into trouble while Sybil’s loyalty is tested to the limit. Ethel finds herself being torn between head and heart as she makes a decision about her son’s future. Anna is upset by Bates’s silence and wonders what could be the cause. Carson looks for a new a footman

Downton Abbey Season 3, Episode 3

Edith’s wedding day arrives but will her enthusiasm be able to convince the family that Strallan’s age doesn’t really matter. Mrs Hughes awaits her results. Anna manages to make a breakthrough as she tries to help Bates. Mary decides to take matters into her own hands to secure the estate’s future.

Downton Abbey Season 3, Episode 2

The estate’s future is hanging in the balance and Mary is hoping to receive a bailout from grandmother Martha. Violet also attempts to help her make sure that Downton puts on a bigger show than ever before with a grand party for friends and neighbours. Mrs Hughes gets some news that worries her. O’Brien’s attempts

Downton Abbey Season 3, Episode 1

Cora’s mother shows up at Downton for Matthew and Mary’s wedding. New footman Alfred attempts to meet Carson’s high standards, under the watch of his aunt O’Brien. Robert’s surprising news brings financial worries to the fore.