Downton Abbey, 402 - Lady Mary (Michelle Dockery) ©2013 Carnival Films
Downton Abbey, 402 - Lady Mary (Michelle Dockery) ©2013 Carnival Films

UK will get to see Downton Abbey series 4 Episode 2 on September 29, 2013. The US PBS screening of the series will be January 12, 2014.

In the continuing  story of the Crawley family and their servants in the early 1920s Mary, after spending most of the extended first episode in deep sorrow for her dead husband, starts to get to grips with everyday events…

Episode 2 of 8. Transmission: Sun 29 Sep 2013 at 9.00pm – 10.00pm on ITV

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Downton Abbey Series 4 Episode 2 – Official Information

Emerging from her grief, Mary starts to take an interest in the running of the estate, but is met with resistance from Robert.

As Molesley’s fortunes worsen, Bates hatches a plan to help him.

Out for a bit of fun, Rose gets into a sticky situation at a tea dance in York.

Mrs Hughes urges Carson to let an old wound heal.


Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham – Maggie Smith
Robert Earl of Grantham – Hugh Bonneville
Lady Edith Crawley – Laura Carmichael
Mr Carson – Jim Carter
John Bates – Brendan Coyle
Lady Mary Crawley – Michelle Dockery
Molesley – Kevin Doyle
Anna – Joanne Froggatt
Lady Rose – Lily James
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
Isobel Crawley – Penelope Wilton
Jimmy – Ed Speleers
Ivy – Cara Theobold
Edna – Myanna Buring
Michael Gregson – Charles Edwards
Nanny West – Di Botcher
Bill Molesley – Bernard Gallagher
Postmistress – Helen Sheals
Charles Grigg – Nicky Henson
Spratt – Jeremy Swift
Lady Shackleton – Harriet Walter
Farmers – Moray Treadwell and Nigel Betts
Waiter – Tristan Beint

Colin Davies

The editor of Film Review Online