Downton Abbey, 505 - Atticus (Matt Barber) and Lady Rose (Lily James) ©2014 Carnival Films, photo by Nick Briggs

In Downton Abbey 505 Violet’s plans don’t pan out, Rose encounters a handsome stranger and has Simon Bricker flirting with Cora crossed the line?

Series 5 Episode 5 of 8. Transmission: Sunday October 19th, 2014 at 9.00pm – 10.00pm on ITV
The US viewers will have to wait until January, 2015 when PBS will be screening Series 5.

Stars featured in the picture gallery include Elizabeth McGovern, Hugh Bonneville, Lily James, Matt Barber, Douglas Reith, Maggie Smith, Penelope Wilton, Brendan Coyle and Raquel Cassidy.

Downton Abbey 505 – Image Gallery

Downton Abbey 505 – Official Information

Simon Bricker returns to Downton to discuss the painting with Cora, but this time has his flirting crossed the line?

Branson makes a difficult decision about Sarah Bunting, and Rose encounters a handsome stranger.

Determined to stop Isobel making the wrong decision about Lord Merton, Violet enlists the help of Doctor Clarkson, but things don’t quite go as planned.

Meanwhile in London, Charles Blake surprises Mary with a cunning plan to help her get exactly what she wants.

Downstairs, Mrs Patmore seeks Carson’s advice on a financial matter and Inspector Vyner returns with some ominous words of warning for Anna.

Principal Cast:

Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham – Maggie Smith
Robert Earl of Grantham – Hugh Bonneville
Lady Edith Crawley – Laura Carmichael
Mr Carson – Jim Carter
Baxter – Raquel Cassidy
John Bates – Brendan Coyle
Anthony Gillingham – Tom Cullen
Lady Mary Crawley – Michelle Dockery
Molesley – Kevin Doyle
Anna – Joanne Froggatt
Lady Rose – Lily James
Thomas – Robert James-Collier
Tom Branson – Allen Leech
Mrs Hughes – Phyllis Logan
Cora, Countess Of Grantham – Elizabeth Mcgovern
Daisy – Sophie Mcshera
Mrs Patmore – Lesley Nicol
Dr Clarkson – David Robb
Jimmy – Ed Speleers
Isobel Crawley – Penelope Wilton
Mrs Drewe – Emma Lowndes
Tim Drewe – Andrew Scarborough
Mrs Wigan – Helen Sheals
Headmaster – Patrick Brennan
Sarah Bunting – Daisy Lewis
Spratt – Jeremy Swift
Lady Shackleton – Harriet Walter
Lord Merton – Douglas Reith
Lady Anstruther – Anna Chancellor
Kitty Colthurst – Louise Calf
Simon Bricker – Richard E Grant

Colin Davies

The editor of Film Review Online