One of the most popular costume drama in Masterpiece history, Downton Abbey follows the story of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants on a Yorkshire country estate during the reign of King George V. Family struggles, class issues and romantic dramas abound during a time of intense social change in England.
Downton Abbey Season 4 premieres on January 5, 2014. The fourth season will see the family reeling in the aftermath of terrible tragedy, but with new life, in the form of babies George and Sybbie, comes new hope, as the much-loved characters take tentative steps into the Roaring Twenties.
Discuss the dramatic twists and emotional moments of Downton Abbey Series 3 with other fans - and get in on the speculation for Series 4. Our British blog has recaps for every episode from Series 3.Read the recaps →
As the seasoned Downton Abbey viewer knows, each character has his or her own memorable and defining personality quirks. Take our quiz to find our match. You might be surprised at your results!Take the quiz →
Dr. Dina Copelman, a British history professor from George Mason University, weighs in on Downton Abbey and shares her thoughts on how well the series captures the historical time and place where it is set.Season 4 review →
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Need a refresher on everything that happened in Downton Abbey Series 2? Take a trip down memory lane with episode recaps for every installment of the second season over at our Telly Visions blog.Read the recaps →