Downton Abbey, 3.03 - Jessica Brown Findley, Laura Carmichael and Michelle Dockery
Episode, 3.03 – Lady Sybil (Jessica Brown Findley), Lady Edith (Laura Carmichael) and Lady Mary (Michelle Dockery) ©2012 Carnival

Here are the details and image gallery of the third episode of the third season of the highly popular Downton Abbey and it looks like we due for another wedding…

Downton Abbey Series 3 Episode 3 of 8
First transmission in UK on Sunday, September 30, 2012, on ITV
US January 20, 2013 on Masterpiece classic, PBS

Downton Abbey 3.03 – official details…

Edith’s big day finally arrives, but will her enthusiasm convince the family that Strallan’s age doesn’t matter?

Meanwhile, Mrs Hughes anxiously awaits her results, Anna makes a breakthrough to help Bates, and Mary takes matters into her own hands to secure the estate’s future – but the personal cost could be high.

Cast: Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham (Maggie Smith), Robert, Earl of Grantham (Hugh Bonneville), Lady Sybil Branson (Jessica Brown Findlay), Lady Edith Crawley (Laura Carmichael), Mr Carson (Jim Carter), John Bates (Brendan Coyle), Lady Mary Crawley (Michelle Dockery), Molesley (Kevin Doyle), O’Brien (Siobhan Finneran), Anna (Joanne Froggatt), Thomas (Rob James-Collier), Tom Branson (Allen Leech), Mrs Hughes (Phyllis Logan), Cora, Countess of Grantham (Elizabeth McGovern), Daisy (Sophie McShera), Alfred (Matt Milne), Mrs Patmore (Lesley Nicol), Ethel (Amy Nuttall), Matthew Crawley (Dan Stevens), Isobel Crawley (Penelope Wilton), Martha Levinson (Shirley MacLaine), Larry Grey (Charlie Anson), Sir Anthony Strallan (Robert Bathurst), Rev Travis (Michael Cochrane), George Murray (Jonathan Coy), Archbishop of York (Michael Culkin), Craig (Jason Furnival), Mr Charkham (Mark Penfold), Lord Merton (Douglas Reith) and Reed (Lucille Sharp)

Crew Director Brian Percival, Executive Producer Gareth Neame, Executive Producer Julian Fellowes, Producer Liz Trubridge and Writer Julian Fellowes.

Downton Abbey 3.03 – Gallery

Photographic note: We felt we should commend the Downton Abbey’s stills photographer Joss Barratt. We have been very impress with the variety and composition of his work.

Colin Davies

The editor of Film Review Online