Downton Abbey

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Downton Abbey
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Premiere September 26, 2010
Finale December 25, 2015
Creator Julian Fellowes
Provider ITV (UK)
PBS (USA)
Style 48-minute period drama
Company Carnival Films
Seasons 6
Episodes 52
Origin UK
Official Site ITV
PBS

Downton Abbey is a period drama that aired on ITV. The series is set in the country estate of Downton Abbey and follows depicts the lives of the Crawley family and the estate's staff in the early 1900s.

In the United States the show airs on PBS' block Masterpiece Classic, and it has brought in record ratings for both ITV and PBS, as well as receiving both Golden Globe and Emmy Awards for Outstanding Miniseries. As of the third season, it competes in the drama category on television award programs.

Contents

Cast

Actor Character Duration
Main Cast 1 2 3 4 5 6
Hugh Bonneville Robert Crawley, Earl of Grantham * * * * * *
Jessica Brown Findlay Lady Sybil Crawley * * *
Laura Carmichael Lady Edith Crawley * * * * * *
Jim Carter Charles Carson * * * * * *
Raquel Cassidy Phyllis Baxter o * *
Brendan Coyle John Bates * * * * * *
Tom Cullen Anthony Foyle, Viscount Gillingham o *
Michelle Dockery Lady Mary Crawley * * * * * *
Kevin Doyle Joseph Molesley o o * * * *
Siobhan Finneran Sarah O'Brien * * *
Joanne Froggatt Anna Smith * * * * * *
Thomas Howes William Mason * *
Lily James Lady Rose MacClare o * *
Rob James-Collier Thomas Barrow * * * * *
Allen Leech Tom Branson o o * * * o
Rose Leslie Gwen Dawson *
Phyllis Logan Elsie Hughes * * * * * *
Elizabeth McGovern Cora Crawley, Countess of Grantham * * * * * *
Sophie McShera Daisy Robinson * * * * * *
Matt Milne Alfred Nugent * *
Lesley Nicol Beryl Patmore * * * * * *
Amy Nuttall Ethel Parks * *
Julian Ovenden Charles Blake o *
David Robb Dr. Richard Clarkson o o o * * *
Maggie Smith Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham * * * * * *
Ed Speelers Jimmy Kent * * *
Dan Stevens Matthew Crawley * * *
Cara Theobold Ivy Stuart o *
Penelope Wilton Isobel Crawley * * * * * *
Orange/Red/o indicates a recurring or guest role during that season.
Dark Green indicates top billing during that season.
Supporting/Recurring Cast 1 2 3 4 5 6
Samantha Bond Lady Rosamund Painswick * * * * * *
Jonathan Coy George Murray * * * *
Robert Bathurst Sir Anthony Strallan * * *
Brendan Patricks Evelyn Napier * *
Paul Copley Mr. Mason * * * * *
Zoe Boyle Lavinia Swire *
Iain Glen Sir Richard Carlisle *
Douglas Reith Richard Grey, Baron Merton * * * *
Charles Edwards Michael Gregson * *
Jason Furnival Craig *
Daisy Lewis Sarah Bunting * *
Andrew Scarborough Tim Drewe * * *
Jeremy Swift Septimus Spratt * * *
Emma Lowndes Margie Drewe * *
Rade Sherbedgia Prince Igor Kuragin *
Howard Ward Sergeant Willis * *

Seasons

Season  Premiere Finale #
ITV
Season One: 1912–1914 September 26, 2010 November 7, 2010 7
Season Two: 1916–1920 September 18, 2011 December 25, 2011 9
Season Three: 1920–1921 September 16, 2012 December 25, 2012 9
Season Four: 1922–1923 September 22, 2013 December 25, 2013 9
Season Five: 1924 September 21, 2014 December 25, 2014 9
Season Six: 1925–1927 September 20, 2015 December 25, 2015 9

Feature Film

Title Release Date
Downton Abbey September 13, 2019

In-Depth

DVD Releases

There are no DVD releases for this show.

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