Following the altercation with Bricker, relations between Robert and Cora are strained, while Blake’s scheming starts to come to fruition when Mary is unexpectedly pitted against her love rival.
Edith decides to take drastic measures after receiving terrible news, leaving various parties reeling. Baxter is embroiled in the investigation into Green’s death following a mysterious tip-off, and as Thomas’s health deteriorates, he finally reveals the truth to the maid.
Elsewhere, love is in the air for more than one member of the Crawley family…
Sue Johnston (The Royle Family, Coronation Street) joins the cast.