The first series 5 Downton Abbey photos have arrived, and according to creator/showrunner Julian Fellows, the Crawleys find themselves “…incontrovertibly living in the modern world.” I guess that’s why the set decorators threw in a little anachronism? I mean, it *could* be a little inside joke couldn’t it? Else, someone’s got a little ‘splainin’ to do, Lucy. Have a looksie…it shouldn’t be too difficult to divine.
You found it, didn’t you? No, Thomas isn’t wearing a hairpiece. It’s (swipe ahead to read): the plastic water bottle on the mantle behind Lord Grantham and Lady Edith.
Here’s the first teaser:
And, the cast talks series 5 plotlines: