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Set in 1924, the fifth series sees the return of our much loved characters in the sumptuous setting of Downton Abbey. As they face new challenges, the Crawley family and the servants who work for them remain inseparably interlinked.

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Downton Abbey Series 5

Set in 1924, the fifth series sees the return of our much loved characters in the sumptuous setting of Downton Abbey. As they face new challenges, the Crawley family and the servants who work for them remain inseparably interlinked.

A new labour government heralds changes that are being felt throughout the land, and life at Downton is not untouched. Robert, Mary and Branson together must navigate these shifting sands to ensure the future of the estate for generations to come.

As Branson finds himself playing a more crucial role at Downton than ever before, he can’t help questioning his place in this world. Mary is finally coming to accept that she would like to marry again, but will she ever be able to find the same happiness that she had with Matthew? Meanwhile with still no news of her beloved Gregson, Edith suffers under the burden of her terrible secret.

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Episode 8, Series 5

Monday April 23 at 9:30pm

Episode 8 | Series 5

Scandal and sabotage hit the Crawleys and their servants. Mrs Patmore is in for a surprise while Robert has a revelation.

Episode 8, Series 5

Thursday April 26 at 11:40pm

Episode 8 | Series 5

Scandal and sabotage hit the Crawleys and their servants. Mrs Patmore is in for a surprise while Robert has a revelation.

Episode 3, Series 4

Saturday April 28 at 11:05am

Episode 3 | Series 4

An extravagant house party at Downton Abbey gives the Crawleys a change to reconnect with old friends, however some guests are more welcome than others.

Episode 9, Series 5

Monday April 30 at 9:30pm

Episode 9 | Series 5

The Crawleys head to Northumberland for a shooting party at a castle before returning to Downton to celebrate Christmas.

Episode 9, Series 5

Thursday May 3 at 11:40pm

Episode 9 | Series 5

The Crawleys head to Northumberland for a shooting party at a castle before returning to Downton to celebrate Christmas.

Episode 4, Series 4

Saturday May 5 at 11:25am

Episode 4 | Series 4

Amid the fallout of the eventful house party a trip to the bright lights of London is planned. Back at the Abbey, Mary faces a pressing question about her future.

Episode 5, Series 4

Saturday May 12 at 10:55am

Episode 5 | Series 4

Change is in the air as an exciting opportunity for Alfred creates tension between Ivy and Daisy. Anna's secret is causing more tension between her and Mrs Hughes.

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