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Masterpiece: Downton Abbey III: (Episode 4)

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Edith is thrilled when she is asked to write a regular newspaper column, but her family is not supportive. Matthew becomes convinced that Robert has been mismanaging the estate and discusses this with the family solicitor, George Murray, who supports Matthew's suppositions. However, Mary is angered when she discovers that he has been discussing this matter without her father present. Lord Grantham hires a famous obstetrician, Sir Philip Tapsel, as Sybil goes into labor. This upsets family physician Dr. Clarkson and Cora. The two doctors disagree over Sybil's care as Dr. Clarkson insists that Sybil is suffering from eclampsia and should be taken to hospital. However, Sir Philip argues that Sybil is fit and healthy. Despite the disagreement Sybil delivers a girl and all seems well - until later that night when things go horribly wrong.

Premiered in UK as Season 3: Episode 5


Episode Info


Episode number: 43x4
Production Number: 4304
Airdate: Sunday January 27th, 2013


Alternate Airdates:

United Kingdom Oct 14, 2012 (Premiere!)

  • Currently 8/10
8/10 (1 Vote cast)

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Starring Roles
Allen Leech
As Tom Branson
Recurring
Amy Nuttall
As Ethel Parks (Mrs Crawley's Housekeeper)
Recurring
Brendan Coyle
As John Bates (Lord Grantham's valet)
Recurring
Dan Stevens
As Matthew Crawley
Recurring
Elizabeth McGovern
As Cora Crawley (Countess of Grantham)
Recurring
Hugh Bonneville
As Robert Crawley (Earl of Grantham)
Recurring
Jessica Brown Findlay
As Lady Sybil Branson
Recurring
Jim Carter
As Charles Carson (Butler)
Recurring
Joanne Frogatt
As Anna Bates (Head housemaid; lady's maid;)
Recurring
Kevin Doyle
As Joseph Molesley (Mr Crawley's butler and valet)
Recurring
Laura Carmichael
As Lady Edith Crawley
Recurring
Lesley Nicol
As Beryl Patmore (Cook)
Recurring
Maggie Smith
As Violet Crawley (Dowager Countess of Grantham)
Recurring
Michelle Dockery
As Lady Mary Crawley
Recurring
Penelope Wilton
As Isobel Crawley
Recurring
Phyllis Logan
As Elsie Hughes (Housekeeper)
Recurring
Rob James Collier
As Thomas Barrow (valet; underbutler)
Recurring
Siobhan Finneran
As Sarah O'Brien (Lady Grantham's lady's maid)
Recurring
Sophie McShera
As Daisy Mason (Kitchen maid)
Recurring

Guest Stars
Ed Speleers
As James Kent (Footman)
Recurring
Matt Milne
As Alfred Nugent (Footman)
Recurring
Robert Bathurst
As Sir Anthony Strallan
Recurring
Shirley MacLaine
As Martha Levinson (Lady Grantham's mother)
Recurring
Main Cast
Laura Linney
As Host - Masterpiece Classic
Other Episode Crew

Executive ProducerGareth Neame  |  Julian Fellowes
ProducerElizabeth Trubridge
CinematographerNigel Willoughby
Original MusicJohn Lunn
Executive Producer - MasterpieceRebecca Eaton
 
Warning: Masterpiece season 43 episode 4 guide may contain spoilers
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