The return of Downton Abbey…

Downton Abbey is back! The fifth series returns to our screens next, and with audience figures for the fourth series hitting an average 11.8 million viewers, we’re sure that you’re just as excited as we are!

Once again Julian Fellowes has been putting pen to paper as writer of the new series, and we sent Richard Arnold to find out all about it!

Richard and Laura get into character at Highclere!

Downton Abbey is back for a fifth series, next Sunday 21 Sep 2014, 9.00pm - 10.30pm, ITV.

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