With the war now fully over, will life ever be the same again for everyone at Downton. The family end up being stunned by a new development. Sybil and Branson continue to try and keep their secret. Anna is put in a difficult position by Carlisle. Bates shocked following news about Vera. Thomas starts on a whole new money making scheme.
The Crawleys have been the Earls of Grantham since 1772. In the drawing rooms and library and beautiful bedrooms, with their tall windows looking across the park, lives the family, but below stairs are other residents, the servants, as fiercely possessive of their ranks as anyone above.
Some of them are loyal to the family and are committed to Downton as a way of life, others are moving through, on the look out for new opportunities or love or just adventure. The difference being that they know so many of the secrets of the family, while the family knows so few of theirs...
Downton Abbey - Series 2, Episode 7 Synopsis and Schedule