Downton Abbey, 3.06 – Craig (Jason Furnival) and Bates (Brendan Coyle) ©2012 Carnival

We only have three more episodes left of Downton Abbey Series 3. We have tempers fraying as Isobel’s kind gesture and Bates going to extreme lengths as his chance of freedom slips away.

Here are the details and image gallery of the sixth episode of of the highly popular thirds series of Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey Series 3 Episode 6 of 8

First transmission in UK on Sunday, October 21, 2012, on ITV
US February 10, 2013 on Masterpiece classic, PBS

Downton Abbey 3.06 – official details…

In Downton Abbey Series 3 Episode 6 tempers fray as Isobel’s kind gesture backfires.

Branson’s decisions are put under scrutiny, but Mary fights his corner.

Robert and Cora’s relationship suffers, can Violet make them see things differently?

As Bates’s chance of freedom slips away he goes to extreme lengths.

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), 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 3.06 – Gallery

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Colin Davies

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