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Downton Abbey season 5: six unanswered questions from episode 5

And so Robert finally cracked and let Simon Bricker have it in Downton Abbey, we all knew it was coming but it has certainly put a strain on the Lord of the house and his Lady, but at least that has brought that particular storyline to a head. 453 more words


Downton Abbey, Series 5, Episode 5

To help with you
Lord Grantham on Rosamund’s un-announced week-long visit: ‘Great, you can help…’. Fantastic that Julian Fellowes opens the episode with one of Lord G’s famous blunders; for we all know that any character who enters Downton from the outside will only ever be a hindrance. 738 more words


Downton: Another Royal Honor

Our feisty Dowager has once again been honored by Royalty.

Downton Abbey: The Queen honours Dame Maggie Smith (again) and Michelle Dockery says Mary is a Soprano! 584 more words

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Downton Abbey, Season 5, Episode 5: Review

(Beware, spoilers below!)

Aunty Rosamund has come to stay in Downton, whilst we still wait in anticipation for Isobel to make up her mind. I’ve come to root for Edith over the past few episodes and hers is possibly one of the more engaging storylines, fresh against some of the repeating themes. 457 more words


Downton Abbey season 5, episode 5: Lord Robert let's rip and Simon Bricker gets it

Kapow! All that pent up frustration exploded to the surface as Lord Robert finally landed one on his wife’s would-be suitor in the most thrilling scene of Downton Abbey season five so far. 1,070 more words


Sunday Programme Thoughts

What is it about Sunday and TV from the UK? I watched the Fry and Laurie adaptation of “Jeeves and Wooster” on Sunday some years ago, and “Last of the Summer Wine” and most people’s gateway drug to British TV, “Monty Python’s Flying Circus.” 314 more words