A CARNIVAL FILMS PRODUCTION FOR ITV1.
ITVâs new costume drama series, Downton Abbey, written and created by Oscar-winning writer Julian Fellowes and made by Carnival Films for ITV will star Maggie Smith as Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham, Hugh Bonneville as Robert, Earl of Grantham and Elizabeth McGovern as Robertâs wife, Cora, Countess of Grantham.
They will lead an all-star cast, which also includes: Penelope Wilton, Dan Stevens, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter, Phyllis Logan, Lesley Nicol, Siobhan Finneran, Rob James Collier, Joanne Froggatt and Rose Leslie.
Set in an Edwardian country house in 1912, Downton Abbey will portray the lives of the Crawley family and the servants who work for them.
PICTURED L-R: JESSICA BROWN FINDLAY as Lady Sybil Crawley, LAURA CARMICHAEL as Lady Edith Crawley, MICHELLE DOCKERY as Lady Mary Crawley, ELIZABETH McGOVERN as Cora, HUGH BONNEVILLE as Robert, MAGGIE SMITH as Violet, DAN STEVENS as Matthew Crawley, JIM CARTER as Mr Carson, PHYLLIS LOGAN as Mrs Hughes, ROB JAMES-COLLIER as Thomas, SIOBHAN FINNERAN as O’Brien, THOMAS HOWES as William, LESLEY NICOL as Mrs Patmore, BRENDAN COYLE as john Bates, SOPHIE MCSHERA as Daisy, JOANNE FROGGATT as Anna and ROSE LESLEY as Gwen.
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