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Masterpiece: Downton Abbey IV: (Episode 8)

Masterpiece Classic

It is summer and debutante Rose is to be presented at Buckingham Palace. The family is at Grantham House, their London home, preparing for the busy social program. Never one to miss out on such a grand occasion, Martha Levinson sails in from New York with Cora's recently disgraced brother Harold in tow. Both outspoken and larger-than-life, they create quite an impression among certain members of London's high society. When the Crawleys are implicated in a scandal that threatens to engulf the monarchy, Robert goes to great lengths to protect the royal family, as well as his own.

Originally aired in the UK as Series 4, Christmas Special (2013)


Episode Info


Episode number: 44x11
Production Number: 4408
Airdate: Sunday February 23rd, 2014
Special Runtime: 120 Minutes

Director: Jon East
Writer: Julian Fellowes

Alternate Airdates:

United Kingdom Dec 25, 2013 (Premiere!)

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Starring Roles
Allen  LeechAllen Leech
As Tom Branson
Recurring
Brendan CoyleBrendan Coyle
As John Bates
Recurring
Elizabeth McGovernElizabeth McGovern
As Cora (Countess of Grantham)
Recurring
Hugh BonnevilleHugh Bonneville
As Robert (Earl of Grantham)
Recurring
Jim CarterJim Carter
As Mr. Carson
Recurring
Joanne FrogattJoanne Frogatt
As Anna Bates
Recurring
Kevin DoyleKevin Doyle
As Molesley
Recurring
Laura CarmichaelLaura Carmichael
As Lady Edith Crawley
Recurring
Lesley NicolLesley Nicol
As Mrs. Patmore
Recurring
Lily JamesLily James
As Lady Rose MacClare
Recurring
Maggie SmithMaggie Smith
As Violet (Dowager Countess of Grantham)
Recurring
Matt MilneMatt Milne
As Alfred
Recurring
Michelle DockeryMichelle Dockery
As Lady Mary Crawley
Recurring
Phyllis LoganPhyllis Logan
As Mrs. Hughes
Recurring
Rob James CollierRob James Collier
As Thomas Barrow
Recurring
Sophie McSheraSophie McShera
As Daisy
Recurring

Guest Stars
Andrew ScarboroughAndrew Scarborough
As Tim Drewe
Recurring
Cara TheoboldCara Theobold
As Ivy Stuart
Recurring
Daisy LewisDaisy Lewis
As Sarah Bunting
Recurring
Ed SpeleersEd Speleers
As Jimmy Kent
Recurring
Julian OvendenJulian Ovenden
As Charles Blake
Recurring
Patrick Kennedy (1)Patrick Kennedy (1)
As Terence Sampson
Recurring
Penelope WiltonPenelope Wilton
As Isobel Crawley
Recurring
Raquel CassidyRaquel Cassidy
As Baxter
Recurring
Samantha BondSamantha Bond
As Lady Rosamund Painswick
Recurring
Shirley MacLaineShirley MacLaine
As Martha Levinson
Recurring
Tom CullenTom Cullen
As Anthony Gillingham
Recurring
Alastair BruceAlastair Bruce
As Lord Chamberlain
Douglas ReithDouglas Reith
As Lord Merton
Guy Williams (2)Guy Williams (2)
As King George V
James FoxJames Fox
As Lord Aysgarth
Janet MontgomeryJanet Montgomery
As Freda Dudley Ward
Michael BenzMichael Benz
As Ethan Slade
Oliver DimsdaleOliver Dimsdale
As Prince of Wales
Paul GiamattiPaul Giamatti
As Harold Levinson
Poppy DraytonPoppy Drayton
As Madeleine Allsopp
Main Cast
Laura LinneyLaura Linney
As Host - Masterpiece Classic
Other Episode Crew

Executive ProducerGareth Neame  |  Julian Fellowes  |  Elizabeth Trubridge
ProducerRupert Ryle-Hodges
EditorAl Morrow
MusicJohn Lunn
Executive Producer - MasterpieceRebecca Eaton
 
Warning: Masterpiece season 44 episode 11 guide may contain spoilers
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