Mr. Carson (Jim Carter) and Lady Mary (Michelle Dockery) try out a strange new technology in episode 6 of Downton Abbey. (©2011 Carnival Film and Television Ltd.)
In episode 3 of Downton Abbey, the Spanish flu strikes Downton, disrupting one match, hastening another and transforming the fortunes of all. Mary, Sybil, and Robert each confront a moment of truth. 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.
Dan Stevens as Matthew Crawley and Zoe Boyle as Lavinia Swire (©2011 Carnival Film and Television Ltd.)
Iain Glen as Sir Richard Carlisle and Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary (© 2011 Carnival Film and Television Ltd.)
Joanne Froggatt as Anna Smith (© 2011 Carnival Film and Television Ltd.)
Read Dean Robbins’s full review of Downton Abbey Sesason 2.