Downton Abbey Season 5: Who's Been Cast?

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We still have a few more Sundays of Downton Abbey Season 4 to enjoy, but a few Season 5 casting tidbits trickled out this week.

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With Dame Harriet Walter and Peter Egean set to reprise their roles as Lady Shackleton and Lord Flintshire, respectively, the following actors have also been cast in the following roles:

  • Richard E. Grant (Girls, Doctor Who) will play Simon Bricker, a guest of the Granthams who stops by the estate.
  • Anna Chancellor (Fleming, The Hour) will guest star as Lady Anstruther.
  • Rade Sherbedgia (Red Widow, 24) is on board as a Russian refugee.

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