A labour government and a fast-changing Britain mean changes are heading for Downton Abbey.
Watch our exclusive interview with the cast and crew, as they explain what we can expect from the new series.
From blackmail to bravery in just one episode. Thomas may have won favour with the Crawley's once more, but were his motives genuine?
Take our poll and tell us if you think Thomas saved the day or saved his own skin.
Hollywood star George Clooney will make a guest appearance with Downton Abbey for ITV's Text Santa.
The specially-written sketch has already been filmed and will appear in December along with many other exciting surprises in Text Santa, ITV's annual charity appeal.
Stay tuned for more details about the three hour entertainment extravaganza - coming soon!