In the first episode of the very last season Downton Abbey 601 secrets and rifts threaten the unity of the family, while those below stairs navigate social changes which put their futures in jeopardy.
Series 6 Episode 1 of 8. Transmission: Sunday September 20th, 2014 at 9.00pm – 10.30pm on ITV
The US viewers will have to wait until January, 2016 when PBS will start screening Series 6.
Downton Abbey 601 – Image Gallery
Stars featured in the picture gallery include Laura Carmichael, Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, Elizabeth McGovern, Jim Carter, Brendan Coyle, Robert James-Collier, Michael Fox and Kevin Doyle
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Downton Abbey 601 – Official Information
We return to Downton Abbey in 1925, and secrets and rifts threaten the unity of the family, while those below stairs navigate social changes which put their futures in jeopardy.
Mary’s past catches up with her when an unwelcome visitor delivers an ultimatum, and news about the running of Downton Hospital puts Violet on the warpath.
Friends of the Crawleys, the Darnleys, have been forced to sell their ancestral home, and Daisy’s good intentions at the Mallerton House auction have disastrous consequences. With friends in debt and fashions changing, Robert is feeling the pressure to make staff cutbacks at Downton.
Carson is concerned that Mrs Hughes is having second thoughts about their impending matrimony, and judgement day finally arrives for Anna and Bates.
Downton Abbey is written and created by Julian Fellowes. Series 6 Episode 1 was directed by Minkie Spiro. Executive Producers are Gareth Neame, Liz Trubridge, Julian Fellowes & Nigel Marchant. Produced by Chris Croucher.
Series 6 Principal Cast (in alphabetical order):-
|Lady Rosamund Painswick||Samantha Bond|
|Earl of Grantham, Robert||Hugh Bonneville|
|Lady Edith Crawley||Laura Carmichael|
|Mr Carson||Jim Carter|
|Phyllis Baxter||Raquel Cassidy|
|John Bates||Brendan Coyle|
|Lady Mary Crawley||Michelle Dockery|
|Joseph Molesley||Kevin Doyle|
|Andy Parker||Michael Fox|
|Anna Bates||Joanne Froggatt|
|Henry Talbot||Matthew Goode|
|Bertie Pelham||Harry Hadden-Paton|
|Thomas Barrow||Robert James-Collier|
|Gladys Denker||Sue Johnston|
|Mrs Hughes||Phyllis Logan|
|Countess of Grantham, Cora||Elizabeth McGovern|
|Daisy Mason||Sophie McShera|
|Mrs Patmore||Lesley Nicol|
|Doctor Clarkson||David Robb|
|Dowager Countess of Grantham, Violet||Maggie Smith|
|Septimus Spratt||Jeremy Swift|
|Isobel Crawley||Penelope Wilton|
|Master George||Oliver and Zac Barker|
|Miss Marigold||Eva & Karina Samms|