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Downton Abbey

Series 2 Episode 2

It is April 1917 and, with most of the men away at the front, Carson is finding it tough maintaining standards in the house. Robert's new valet Henry Lang has just returned from the war, but O'Brien is the only one to notice that he is not well. The suicide of a young officer prompts Isobel to suggest that they convert Downton into a convalescent hospital. Also, Mary hears that Matthew is returning.

Drama / Historical drama
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Cast and crew
  • Ashley PearceDirector
  • Hugh BonnevilleRobert Crawley
  • Jessica Brown FindlayLady Sybil Crawley
  • Laura CarmichaelLady Edith Crawley
  • Brendan CoyleJohn Bates
  • Michelle DockeryLady Mary Crawley
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