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Downton Abbey

  • Episode: 

    2 of 8

  • Transmission (TX): 

    Sun 29 Sep 2013
  • TX Confirmed: 

    No
  • Time: 

    9.00pm - 10.00pm
  • Week: 

    Week 40 2013 : Sat 28 Sep - Fri 04 Oct
  • Channel: 

    ITV
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Episode two:
 
Emerging from her grief, Mary starts to take an interest in the running of the estate, but is met with resistance from Robert.
 
As Molesley’s fortunes worsen, Bates hatches a plan to help him.
 
Out for a bit of fun, Rose gets into a sticky situation at a tea dance in York.
 
Mrs Hughes urges Carson to let an old wound heal.
 
 
Principle cast:
 
Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham - MAGGIE SMITH
Robert Earl of Grantham - HUGH BONNEVILLE
Lady Edith Crawley - LAURA CARMICHAEL
Mr Carson - JIM CARTER
John Bates - BRENDAN COYLE
Lady Mary Crawley - MICHELLE DOCKERY
Molesley - KEVIN DOYLE
Anna - JOANNE FROGGATT
Lady Rose - LILY JAMES
Thomas - ROB JAMES-COLLIER
Tom Branson - ALLEN LEECH
Mrs Hughes - PHYLLIS LOGAN
Cora, Countess of Grantham - ELIZABETH McGOVERN
Daisy - SOPHIE McSHERA
Alfred - MATT MILNE
Mrs Patmore - LESLEY NICOL
Isobel Crawley - PENELOPE WILTON
Jimmy - ED SPELEERS
Ivy - CARA THEOBOLD
Edna - MYANNA BURING
Bill Molesley - BERNARD GALLAGHER