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Lord Crowley sees his family heritage and stately home Downton Abbey as his mission in life. The death of his heir aboard the Titanic means distant cousin Matthew Crawley, a Manchester lawyer, suddenly is next in line and comes into the estate with his local activist and former nurse mother, who clashes with his lordship's conservative dowager mother. Marrying off the daughters is another concern. The servants have their own side stories and interactions too.

TV information

Showing: 2010-
Channel/Network: ITV


Hugh Bonneville Robert Crawley, Earl of Grantham
Jessica Brown Findlay Lady Sybil Crawley
Laura Carmichael Lady Edith Crawley
Brendan Coyle John Bates
Michelle Dockery Lady Mary Crawley
Joanne Froggatt Anna
Thomas Howes William
Rob James-Collier Thomas
Elizabeth McGovern Cora, Countess of Grantham
Maggie Smith Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham
Dan Stevens Matthew Crawley
Allen Leech Tom Branson
David Robb Dr. Clarkson
Jim Carter Mr. Carson
Phyllis Logan Mrs. Hughes
Siobhan Finneran Sarah O'Brien
Sophie McShera Daisy
Lesley Nicol Mrs. Patmore
Penelope Wilton Isobel Crawley
Maria Doyle Kennedy Vera Bates
Rose Leslie Gwen
Kevin Doyle Molesley



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