DOWNTON ABBEY Recap: The Pig Man And Rapist Cometh

The pigs arrived at Downton and the pig man was on everyone’s mind during episode six of this season’s DOWNTON ABBEY. That is, when romance wasn’t blooming or tragedy didn’t rear its ugly head. “And you have a good pig man?” “Shall I fetch the pig man?” Both good questions, and the answer is simple, … Read more

DOWNTON ABBEY: Lady Edith Exercises a Woman’s Right To Choose

DOWNTON ABBEY was filled with decisions of significance during episode six of this latest season four on PBS’ Masterpiece Classic.There were pigs to farm, a trip to the U.S. by Robert and Mary’s three suitors converged at Downton, when Lord Gillingham and his rapist-valet arrived. For full recap of the episode read: “The Pig Man … Read more

DOWNTON ABBEY Preview: Does Lady Edith Open Up and Who Travels Abroad?

Tonight on DOWNTON ABBEY there is fallout from last week’s news that Edith is with child, as well as from the letters from the U.S. about the trouble that has visited Cora’s brother. Will Lady Edith Confide In Anyone? In a sad scene between Lady Edith and her mother, Cora begs her to open up … Read more

DOWNTON ABBEY: Crawleys Dance To Jazz as Aristocracy Crumbles

The news came to DOWNTON ABBEY by letter in the late day post. It was from the doctor in London and Lady Edith learned that yes, she is in a family way. Yet Edith’s pregnancy had no impact on last night’s show, because she kept it to herself, hoping against hope that the man who … Read more

DOWNTON ABBEY: Is Lady Edith Pregnant?

DOWNTON ABBEY wrapped up a few hanging threads and introduced new ones in episode four, with emphasis on the downstairs staff and the turmoil brought about by change. DOWNSTAIRS Mr. Bates tortured Mrs. Hughes by threatening to quit unless she spilled the story she knows about Anna’s secret. Lurking in the corner of a hallway … Read more