With ten days to go (for UK viewers) here is our first photo teaser video for the Downton Abbey Series 5 Special.

The Special actually starts of in the Autumn (Fall) of 1924. It’s grouse season and Lord Sinderby, has rented out Brancaster Castle in Northumberland and invited the Crawley family to a shooting party. Here in the video your see much later in the special and your can get a close-up look at the Crawley family Christmas Preparation which forms just part of this two hour special.

Featured in the video are Mr Carson (Jim Carter), Thomas (Robert James-Collier), Baxter (Raquel Cassidy), Molesley (Kevin Doyle), Lady Edith Crawley (Laura Carmichael), Isobel Crawley (Penelope Wilton), Tom Branson (Allen Leech), Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham (Maggie Smith), Robert, Earl of Grantham (Hugh Bonneville), Cora, Countess of Grantham (Elizabeth McGovern), Lady Mary Crawley (Michelle Dockery), Atticus (Matt Barber), Lady Rose (Lily James), Mrs Patmore (Lesley Nicol), Daisy (Sophie McShera) and Mrs Hughes (Phyllis Logan).

Later this week (also only in the UK) there is a special short, in aid of charity, of Downton Abbey which features George Clooney!

US viewers, still awaiting Series 5 Episodes 1 to 8 will get to see this Special after the run of Season 5 which starts in January 2015.