Christmas special 2013

The family and servants travel up to London for the summer season.

The Crawley's impressive London residence, Grantham House, is seen for the first time.

Martha Levinson and Cora's brother Harold make an appearance.

And Carson treats the staff to a special day out.
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Series four episode four trailer

Amid the fallout of the eventful house party a trip to the bright lights of London is planned. Here Sir John Bullock shows his true colours and Rose finds gallantry comes from an unexpected quarter.

Back at the Abbey Mary faces a pressing question about her future, Isobel accepts an offer from Dr Clarkson which rekindles her social conscience, and the manipulative Edna finds herself outmanoeuvred.

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Welcome back

Julian Fellowes, Hugh Bonneville and Michelle Dockery welcome you back for the new series of Downton Abbey.

The fourth series sees the family reeling in the aftermath of terrible tragedy but with new life, in the form of babies George and Sybbie, comes new hope, as the much-loved characters take tentative steps into the Roaring Twenties.

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