In Downton Abbey 605 Violet embroils the Minister of Health in the hospital row, but his visit ends in catastrophe.
Rupert Frazer guest stars as Minister of Health Neville Chamberlain. Historically Mr Chamberlain was a Conservative politician (similar to Republican) who served as Chancellor of the Exchequer (1923-1924) and Minister of Health (1923, 1924-1929, 1931). He later succeeded Stanley Baldwin as Prime Minister from May 1937 to May 1940. After him, Winston Churchill became the PM.
Series 6 Episode 5 of 8. Transmission: Sunday October 18th, 2014 at 9.00pm – 10.00pm on ITV
The US viewers will have to wait until January, 2016 when PBS will start screening Series 6.
Downton Abbey 605 – Image Gallery
Stars featured in the picture gallery include Elizabeth McGovern, Raquel Cassidy, Laura Carmichael, Penelope Wilton, Michelle Dockery, Michelle Dockery, Allen Leech, Hugh Bonneville, Maggie Smith, Phyllis Logan, Jim Carter, Rupert Frazer and Antonia Berth.
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Downton Abbey 605 – Official Information
Neville Chamberlain visits Downton for dinner, and is drawn into Violet’s plan to save the hospital, with distressing consequences for everyone.
Andy finds an unexpected confidante while helping Mr Mason move into Yew Tree Farm, Mary is uncertain if she has met her match, Edith meets Bertie Pelham in London, and Spratt comes to Denker’s aid.
Mrs Hughes struggles to keep Carson happy, while Mary thinks secrets are being kept from her.
Downton Abbey is written and created by Julian Fellowes. Series 6 Episode 5 was directed by Michael Engler. 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|