Downton Abbey 6 Special - Hugh Bonneville
Downton Abbey 6 Special - Earl of Grantham (Hugh Bonneville) ©2015 Carnival Film & Television, photo by Nick Briggs

Here’s a chance to get some clues for the events of Downton Abbey Series 6 Special.

The Special airs in the UK on December 25th 2015. This is the last ever episode of the series. In the US the series starts airing on January 3rd 2016.

For more on Downton Abbey Series 6 check out our website page on the Series.

Downton Abbey Series 6 Special Image Gallery

Pictured in the gallery are stars Brendan Coyle, Hugh Bonneville, Allen Leech, Kevin Doyle, Lily James, Laura Carmichael, Elizabeth McGovern, Matthew Goode, Allen Leech, Zac Barker or Oliver Barker and Michelle Dockery. Click on an image for a larger view. Use arrow keys to scroll through the gallery.

Downton Abbey Series 6 Special – Official lowdown


Downton Abbey is the highest rating UK drama of the past decade across any channel, with an average of nearly 11 million viewers over the course of all six seasons, including Christmas specials.

The show, debuted on ITV in 2010 and has since become a worldwide phenomenon. Downton Abbey is now in over 250 territories worldwide.

The drama is the most nominated British show in Emmy® history with 59 nominations to date, collecting 12 wins including Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries and Outstanding Miniseries. As well as its record-breaking Emmy® nominations, the show has so far amassed nearly 30 other major accolades around the world.

The broadcast of the Season Finale on Christmas Day will mark the end of a true icon of British television history.


Colin Davies

The editor of Film Review Online