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Drive time for Downton

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The family and some of the servants travel to Brooklands motor racing circuit to watch Henry take part in a race. But things go tragically wrong when a crash occurs and Henry's friend and fellow driver Charlie is killed. Mary later tells a devastated Henry that she can't be in a relationship with him.

Bertie proposes to Edith and she is delighted, but she tells him she will have to think about her decision and asks if she could keep Marigold if they did get married.

Violet is still angry that Cora is the hospital president so she goes on holiday to France to calm down, but not before sending Robert a new puppy as a present.

Elsewhere, as Daisy sits her exams, Molesley also passes his own test and is offered a position as a schoolteacher, Carson reiterates that Thomas should find a new job, while Andy confesses to the other staff that he can't read, Mrs Hughes tells Carson that she has hurt her hand so he has to do the cooking and Mrs Patmore opens up her B&B, but someone is following her…

Caren has been a journalist specializing in TV for almost two decades and is a Senior Features Writer for TV Times, TV & Satellite Week and What’s On TV magazines and she also writes for What to Watch.


Over the years, she has spent many a day in a muddy field or an on-set catering bus chatting to numerous stars on location including the likes of Olivia Colman, David Tennant, Suranne Jones, Jamie Dornan, Dame Judi Dench and Sir Derek Jacobi as well as Hollywood actors such as Glenn Close and Kiefer Sutherland.


Caren will happily sit down and watch any kind of telly (well, maybe not sci-fi!), but she particularly loves period dramas like Call the Midwife, Downton Abbey and The Crown and she’s also a big fan of juicy crime thrillers from Line of Duty to Poirot.


In her spare time, Caren enjoys going to the cinema and theatre or curling up with a good book.