Sarah Bunting continues to cause waves above stairs, but this time she may have gone too far! On returning to Downton, Thomas is suffering an inexplicable illness and Baxter suspects there’s more to it than he’s letting on.

Meanwhile, Violet reveals to Isobel the surprising truth of her past with Prince Kuragin and Mary comes to a decision concerning Lord Gillingham, but things don’t go quite as planned.

When Rose’s father Shrimpie returns to Downton, he breaks news that will shock the whole family!