Mathew Crawley (Dan Stevens) and Lady Mary (Michelle Dockery) mask their true feelings in a moment of levity. (© 2011 Carnival Film and Television Ltd.)
In episode 3 of Downton Abbey, Isobel and Cora lock horns over control of Downton’s medical role, Mrs. Bird starts a soup kitchen, and Matthew and William embark on a perilous patrol behind German lines. The series is written by Julian Fellowes and stars Dame Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern, Hugh Bonneville, and others, all portraying a glittering culture thrown into crisis. The Masterpiece Classic series runs Sunday nights on PBS at 8 p.m. Central Time.
Elizabeth McGovern as Lady Cora. (©2011 Carnival Film and Television Ltd.)
Dame Maggie Smith as the Dowager Countess. (© 2011 Carnival Film and Television Ltd.)
Siobhan Finneran as O’Brien and Rob James-Collier as Thomas. (© 2011 Carnival Film and Television Ltd.)
Read Dean Robbins’s full review of Downton Abbey Sesason 2.
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