‘Downton’ may be standing tall in its fourth season, but its residents are in shambles. Matthew’s death was just the start of their problems!
I’m not exactly sure when Downton Abbeybecame a 20th-century British version of Game of Thrones, but I’m definitely digging it. The show’s fourth season premiered Jan. 5, kicking off a ferocious — and surprisingly twisted — battle for control of the Iron Throne abbey. Now, only one question remains: Do you stand with House Mary (Michelle Dockery), or House Robert (Hugh Bonneville)?
The star of ‘Downton Abbey’ gets candid about her on-screen husband’s decision to leave after three seasons.
So much of Downton Abbey‘s fourth season — which premieres stateside Jan. 5 on PBS — is about Mary (Michelle Dockery) moving on after the death of Matthew (Dan Stevens), a process close to the cast’s heart. “I was sad … that Dan wanted to go,” Michelle said Dec. 10 during her visit to The View. “We were all sad. … I thought, ‘What is going to happen now? So much [of the show] is about the relationship between [Matthew] and Mary.”
Lord Grantham fought with nearly everyone in the abbey — and a few outside the abbey — this week, proving once again how truly awful he is. I’ve always hated Robert (Hugh Bonneville) for being such a self-righteous d-bag, but never have I wanted to punch him through the TV screen more than during the…
Julian Fellowes says he wants to write a book about ‘the courtship of Robert & Cora.’ Will you read it?
If you think Robert (Hugh Bonneville) and Cora (Elizabeth McGovern) have too much drama in their lives now, just wait until you find out how they got together! Downton Abbeycreator Julian Fellowesrecently revealed plans to write a prequel to his hit series, focusing on the origin of Robert and Cora’s relationship. “They had a slightly troubled courtship,” Julian admits. “He was in love with him before they married, as we know, and he married her entirely for her money.”