First, Matthew’s killed in a freak accident (a car crash! In 1920!). Then, a handful of handsome new actors are cast to woo the newly widowed Mary next season. Michelle Dockery understands why this might be upsetting for “Downton Abbey” fans who’d invested three years in Matthew and Mary’s romance. She agrees Dan Stevens’s exit was “brutal” — even though all of the actors had apparently been predicting a bloody good-bye — but promises the aftermath of Matthew’s death will be worth it.
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A new trailer for the fourth season of “Downton Abbey” raises questions and teases fans. Watch it here …
Forget “Mad Men” modernism. This season’s style is all about “Downton Abbey”’s Edwardian opulence. Millions around the world have been seduced by the straight-laced but stylish world of the British historical drama. Soon they’ll be able to take some of that style home, getting lips as soft as Lady Mary’s, wine inspired by Lord Grantham’s favorite tipple — and even walls as gray as Mrs. Patmore’s kitchen.
“Downton Abbey,” the world’s favorite country-house soap, is getting a dose of opera. Producers say soprano Kiri Te Kanawa will appear in the upcoming fourth season as real-life diva Nellie Melba.
Even though a single episode of Season 4 of “Downton Abbey” hasn’t aired, several members of the cast and Executive Producer Gareth Neame are already talking — unofficially, of course — about Season 5.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Michelle Dockery warns against jumping to conclusions about how her character’s baby on “Downton Abbey” and the British royal infant ended up with the same… More
PBS’ chief executive says she’s sticking with airing “Downton Abbey” after it shows in Britain, spoilers or not.
There’s been a lot of heartbreak on “Downton Abbey” but a new love affair is on its way for one of the “Abbey’s” brokenhearted. Daisy Lewis is joining the cast… More
By Jethro Nededog Modern women can now look and smell like “Downton Abbey’s” Lady Mary (Michelle Dockery) and Lady Edith (Laura Carmichael) – assuming no one’s trying to smell like… More
Paul Giamatti is joining the cast of “Downton Abbey” for season 4, “Masterpiece” said Monday. Giamatti will play Cora’s (Elizabeth McGovern) brother, who’s something of a rogue. Producers describe his… More