Sunday, 23 October 2011, 9:00PM – 10:15PM
A wounded Canadian officer comes to Downton to recuperate and unsettles everything. He confides his secret to Lady Edith but what are his motives? Where will this leave the family?
Robert declares that the ceasefire will begin on the 11th November. Isobel has plans for Downton to continue to help the war’s wounded in some way but Cora has other ideas.
Thomas continues his scheming, this time with encouragement from Mrs Patmore.
Elsewhere below stairs, Bates receives a phonecall, which sees him depart for London. With Robert’s warning to remain calm ringing in his ears, does Bates heed the Earl’s caution not to lose his temper with Vera?
Ethel is struggling to look after her baby. Mrs Hughes has been helping Ethel until she is discovered by Carson.