Downton Abbey, 3.04 - Phyllis Logan and Penelope Wilton
Episode 3.04 – Mrs Hughes (Phyllis Logan) and Isobel Crawley (Penelope Wilton) ©2012 Carnival

Here are the details and image gallery of the forth episode of the third season of the highly popular Downton Abbey

The Crawley family and the servants who work for them remain inseparably interlinked.

Downton Abbey Series 3 Episode 4 of 8
First transmission in UK on Sunday, October 7, 2012, on ITV
US January 27, 2013 on Masterpiece classic, PBS

Downton Abbey 3.04 – official details…

Branson’s political views land him in hot water, and Sybil’s loyalty is tested to the limit.

Ethel is torn between head and heart as she makes a difficult decision about her son’s future.

Anna is dispirited at Bates’s silence, what could be the cause?

Carson begins recruiting a footman, and good-looking candidate Jimmy sparks immediate interest below stairs.

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 3.04 – Gallery

Colin Davies

The editor of Film Review Online