Downton Abbey Episode 8
Preparations are under way for Rose’s wedding, but family tensions on both sides threaten to derail proceedings. Edith’s arrangement with Marigold is happily working out, but how long can she and Cora conceal the truth from Robert? Denker reveals an unexpected side to her personality, which causes trouble for more than one of the servants. With the war memorial due to be unveiled, Mrs Patmore is still upset, but Robert has something up his sleeve. Branson comes to a heart-wrenching decision, and the storm clouds that have been gathering over Anna and Bates finally burst.
Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham Maggie Smith
Robert, Earl of Grantham Hugh Bonneville Lady Edith Crawley Laura Carmichael Mr Carson Jim Carter Baxter Raquel Cassidy John Bates Brendan Coyle Anthony Gillingham Tom Cullen Lady Mary Crawley Michelle Dockery Molesley Kevin Doyle Anna Joanne Froggatt Lady Rose Lily James Thomas Robert James-Collier Tom Branson Allen Leech Mrs Hughes Phyllis Logan Cora, Countess of Grantham Elizabeth McGovern Daisy Sophie McShera Mrs Patmore Lesley Nicol Dr Clarkson David Robb Isobel Crawley Penelope Wilton Miss Denker Sue Johnston Prince Kuragin Rade Sherbedgia Insp Vyner Louis Hilyer Sgt Willis Howard Ward Mr Evans Dean Ashton Spratt Jeremy Swift Andy Michael Fox Shrimpie Flintshire Peter Egan Susan Flintshire Phoebe Nicholls Lady Sinderby Penny Downie Lord Sinderby James Faulkner Atticus Aldridge Matt Barber Mabel Lane Fox Catherine Steadman Lady Manville Sarah Crowden Basil Shute Darren Machin Mr Mason Paul Copley Prostitute Sophie Cosson Waiter James Phelips