In the Downton Abbey Series 5 Special, to be shown on Christmas Day in the UK, it looks like we have some celebrations and a departure. Check out our exclusive photo video taster preview of the two hour special.

To be certain what is happening your need to watch the episode but for now you can check out our second teaser photo video preview above of this two hour special and the image gallery below. In the gallery we have highlighted actors Kevin Doyle, Lesley Nicol, Michael Fox, Sophie McShera, Penelope Wilton, Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery, Laura Carmichael, Allen Leech, Phyllis Logan, Sue Johnston and Jeremy Swift.

US viewers will have to wait until Series 5 has completed it’s run. That starts in January 2015 on PBS.

Downton Abbey Series 5 Special – Image Gallery

In the image gallery we have Molesley (Kevin Doyle), Mrs Patmore (Lesley Nicol), Andy (Michael Fox), Daisy (Sophie McShera), Isobel Crawley (Penelope Wilton), Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham (Maggie Smith), Lady Mary Crawley (Michelle Dockery), Lady Edith Crawley (Laura Carmichael), Tom Branson (Allen Leech), Mrs Hughes (Phyllis Logan), Denker (Sue Johnston) and Spratt (Jeremy Swift).

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