Downton Abbey - Season 5, Episode 1 - Rotten Tomatoes

Episode 1


Episode Info

Season 5 of "Downton Abbey" commences: The election of a working-class prime minister upends the order of things; and leads to Robert being snubbed by the village. In other events, Thomas pressures Baxter to spill the beans on Bates; and Edith plays with fire.


Hugh Bonneville
as Robert Crawley, Earl of Grantham
Laura Carmichael
as Lady Edith Crawley
Jim Carter
as Mr. Carson
Brendan Coyle
as John Bates
Tom Cullen
as Lord Anthony Gillingham
Michelle Dockery
as Lady Mary Crawley
Kevin Doyle
as Joseph Molesley
Joanne Froggatt
as Anna Bates
Lily James
as Lady Rose MacClare
Rob James-Collier
as Thomas Barrow
Allen Leech
as Tom Branson
Phyllis Logan
as Mrs. Hughes
Elizabeth McGovern
as Cora Crawley, Countess of Grantham
Sophie McShera
as Daisy Mason
Lesley Nicol
as Mrs. Patmore
David Robb
as Dr. Clarkson
Maggie Smith
as Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham
Ed Speleers
as Jimmy Kent
Penelope Wilton
as Isobel Crawley
Emma Lowndes
as Mrs. Margie Drewe
Helen Sheals
as Mrs. Wigan
Patrick Brennan
as Headmaster
Daisy Lewis
as Sarah Bunting
Harriet Walter
as Lady Shackleton
Douglas Reith
as Lord Merton
Anna Chancellor
as Lady Anstruther
Louise Calf
as Kitty Colthurst
James Joyce
as Dinner Guest
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