The wisdom of the Dowager - Lady Violet's top quips

No one delivers a one-liner quite like The Dowager. Her razor sharp wit has been known to stop the toughest opponent in their tracks and made for some wonderfully memorable moments.

Take a look at some of our favourite cutting comments and witty asides.

Downton dalliances: 10 of the best romances

Will Lady Mary ever find another love to match Matthew's?

Love is never far from the doors of Downton Abbey and over the last five series has been found in the most unexpected places. From dashing suitors to eyebrow raising relationships, take a look at some of the most wonderful romances to have blossomed since the Crawleys first let us inside their home.

The cast trade places

Which Downton Abbey character would you like to trade places with? It's a simple question, but not so simple to answer, especially for the cast.

Watch and find out who has pledged their allegiance to team Patmore and who wants to speak the wise words of Carson.

Tell us which Downton character you would love to be on Facebook and Twitter.

Trouble ahead for Robert and Cora?

Could there be trouble ahead as Simon Bricker's interest in Lady Crawley intensifies?

Watch our exclusive interview with Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern and Richard E. Grant, as they reveal why Downton Abbey's cornerstone couple may be heading for troubled waters.

Take our poll and tell us if you think Cora is being taken for granted.