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as Violet Crawley
as Lord Grantham
as Lady Grantham
as Lady Mary
as Lady Edith
as Lady Sybil
as Matthew Crawley
as Isobel Crawley
as John Bates
as Mrs Hughes
as Mrs Patmore
as Tom Branson
as Kemal Pamuk
as Gwen Dawson
as Evelyn Napier
as William Mason
News & Interviews for Downton Abbey: Season 1
It will satisfy the commoner in all of us, and for the toffs, Downton Abbey is as bracing as a good day's hunting.
The story is so smartly written by Fellowes, and the characters are so well-acted, that it all feels engagingly fresh - and poignant, too.
Downton Abbey captures everything that viewers loved about Upstairs, Downstairs or Pride and Prejudice.
The superb cast manages to rise above the often-terrible writing, though sometimes you can almost catch them wincing as they deliver the truly awful lines.
Audience Reviews for Downton Abbey: Season 1
The best period drama on TV began with an interesting set of lovable characters and feel-good writing.
One of the most interesting historical dramas I have ever seen. Truly interesting characters and worth watching.
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