The global hit ‘Downton Abbey’ is back for series 5, with Earache’s Phyllis Logan and Emma Lowndes!

Phyllis will be returning as Mrs Hughes, the head housekeeper, whilst Emma will be joining the cast as Mrs Margie Drewe, whose farmer husband has taken in Lady Edith’s secret baby. Margie doesn’t know that her new foster daughter is Lady Edith’s child and begins to grow suspicious at her continual visiting…

The fifth series is set in 1924 and runs up to Christmas 1925 and will continue some of the already established storylines, as well as bringing in a host of new characters.

Get your spot on the sofa as the series starts this Sunday 21st September at 9pm on ITV1.