We’re already getting classic Dowager lines and the new series hasn’t even started.

  • Isobel about Lord Merton: "He wants something from me I cannot give."
  • Violet: "He wants what every man wants. ... Don't be ridiculous, I was referring to companionship. I hope you were."

PBS released a preview trailer of S5! ›

happymathilda:

Downton Abbey season 5 spoilers:Isobel Crawley (Penelope Wilton). Speaking of admirers, Lord Merton (Douglas Reith) is still making his interest known, but she’s not having it and confides in the Dowager Countess, who is suitably amused. (x)

happymathilda:

Downton Abbey season 5 spoilers:
Isobel Crawley (Penelope Wilton). Speaking of admirers, Lord Merton (Douglas Reith) is still making his interest known, but she’s not having it and confides in the Dowager Countess, who is suitably amused. (x)

swordfishinatub:

Michelle Dockery in Victoria Beckham Fall 2014

Joanne Froggatt of “Downton Abbey” poses for a portrait during press day at The Beverly Hilton on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Season five of the period drama debuts this fall in the United Kingdom, this winter stateside. (Photo by Casey Curry/Invision/AP) (x)

Lady Anstruther (Anna Chancellor): Neame confirmed that the newcomer to the cast has a connection to “naughty boy” Jimmy (Ed Speleers) that we had heard discussed previously (i.e. he provided favors). “Shes looking for something,” Neame said. “She may find it,” Leech quipped.

TV Guide

Looks like Anna Chancellor’s character is going to be breaking new ground in Upstairs/Downstairs relations. 

(via meddow)

Joanne Froggatt on her strangest fan experience [x]

Joanne Froggatt arrives at the MASTERPIECE “Downton Abbey” Season 5 panel on July 22, 2014 at the 2014 TCA Press Tour. x

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Site Update: Downton Abbey - TCA 2014 HQ Untagged Photos x105
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Some people who went to California to torture us with vague Downton Abbey spoilers.

Some people who went to California to torture us with vague Downton Abbey spoilers.

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Michelle Dockery of the PBS Masterpiece TV series, “Downton Abbey,” poses for a portrait during press day at The Beverly Hilton on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif.  (Photo by Casey Curry/Invision/AP)