Downton Abbey returns to ITV1 for its sixth and final series on Sunday 20th September. Picking up six months after the end of Series 5 in 1925 the new series sees Sophie McShera return as the kitchen maid Daisy, Brendan Patricks reprise his role as Evelyn Napier and Emma Lowndes returns as Margie.
Sophie recently starred opposite Cate Blanchett as the wicked step-sister Drisella in Disney’s blockbuster Cinderella. She can soon be seen reprising her role as series-regular Bryony in third series of The Job Lot, and is currently filming the second series of ABC’s Galavant as Gwynne.
Brendan Patricks recently played Doctor Chris Bellingham in BBC’s In the Club, and has just wrapped filming Sacha Baron Cohen’s feature film Grimsby.
Emma has just finished shooting BBC series Musketeers, and her extensive credits include Children of the Sun at the National Theatre and Vera for ITV.
One of the most successful costume dramas in the world, Downton Abbey is watched in over 220 territories around the globe and has received 59 Emmy Award nominations, 14 BAFTA nominations and 10 Golden Globe nominations to date since it started in 2010.
Downton Abbey returns on Sunday 20th September at 9pm on ITV1.