Downton Abbey Series 5: Stars Michelle Dockery and Allen Leech Film in Oxfordshire

By Kristina Skorbach
Kristina Skorbach
Kristina Skorbach
Kristina Skorbach is a Canadian correspondent based in New York City covering entertainment news.
April 24, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

Downton Abbey,” a Masterpiece period drama series, cast members including Michelle Dockery, Hugh Bonneville, Allen Leech, were spotted in Bampton, Oxfordshire, Britain. They were on set filming episodes for the upcoming Season 5 of the TV series on April 24, 2014.  

Dockery, who plays the role of Lady Mary Crawley, wore a plum-colored suit, and the male stars sported brown suits, as they filmed in a meadow. Mirror released pictures from the set, as did Huffington Post

Bonneville will return as Lord Grantham, and Leech is also spotted with the family, meaning he hasn’t moved to the U.S., like he planned, the Mirror writes.  

Another filming location also includes a graveyard, where Rob James-Collier who plays the servant Thomas Barrow, was also spotted. 

According to IMDb, the fifth installment of “Downton Abbey” returns in September, 2014. The series typically airs on Sundays at 9 p.m. on PBS

Other regular and guest cast members will include: Richard E. Grant, Anna Chancellor, Dame Harriet Walter, Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern, Jim Carter, Penelope Wilton, Phyllis Logan, Samantha Bond, Laura Carmichael, Lily James, Brendan Coyle, Joanne Froggatt, Lesley Nicol, Sophie McShera, Rob James-Collier, Ed Speleers, Kevin Doyle, Raquel Cassidy, David Robb, Tom Cullen, Julian Ovenden, Daisy Lewis, Douglas Reith, Jeremy Swift and Andrew Scarborough. 

 

Kristina Skorbach
Kristina Skorbach
Kristina Skorbach is a Canadian correspondent based in New York City covering entertainment news.