‘Downton Abbey’ pics gallery: First look at last ever season

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A set of promotional photos has been revealed for the new season of Downton Abbey.

The period drama’s last ever episode will air on Christmas Day on ITV, following eight episodes this autumn.

A press launch for Season 6 took place yesterday at the May Fair hotel in London, with cast members Maggie Smith, Hugh Bonneville and Joanne Froggatt in attendance.

Downton Abbey 6

Downton Abbey 6 ROBERT JAMES-COLLIER as Thomas Barrow, MICHAEL FOX as Andy Parker and KEVIN DOYLE as Joseph Molesley

Downton Abbey 6 MAGGIE SMITH as Violet

Downton Abbey 6 JOANNE FROGGATT as Anna Bates and BRENDAN COYLE as Mr Bates

Downton Abbey 6 LAURA CARMICHAEL as Lady Edith Crawley, ELIZABETH MCGOVERN as Cora, Countess of Grantham and MICHELLE DOCKERY as Lady Mary Crawley

Downton Abbey 6 JIM CARTER as Mr Carson and PHYLLIS LOGAN as Mrs Hughes

Downton Abbey 6 PENELOPE WILTON as Isobel Crawley

Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes commented yesterday: “The characters have been so real to me for six years. I’m sorry to see them go.”

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