Best quote of the Season 5 premiere was, naturally, from Lady Grantham: "Principles are like prayer. Noble, but awkward at a party." Here are the trailer teaser notes (for British viewers; the U.S. premiere was Sunday, January 4th):
Downton Abbey returns to ITV Sunday 21st September at 9pm for a brand new series featuring a host of familiar faces as well as introducing guest stars Richard E Grant and Anna Chancellor. Dame Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter, Hugh Bonneville, Joanne Froggatt, Elizabeth McGovern, Rob James-Collier, Brendan Coyle, Laura Carmichael, Allen Leech, Lily James, Sophie Mcshera and Tom Cullen will all return in series 5.