One major reason for the supreme popularity of “Downton Abbey” was the series’ ability to provide viewers with an incredible cast of characters. In fact, audiences are so dedicated to these characters and their storylines, they can’t help but desire the creation of a “Downton Abbey” movie.
“I really think these characters did become a part of peoples’ lives,” said Hugh Bonneville (Robert Crawley, Earl of Grantham) during a recent interview with ITV News. “They were very real to people, which is enchanting and lovely.”
Whether it’s Lady Mary’s love life that enthrals you; Thomas’ mischievous ways that anger you; or the constant quips of Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham that make you howl with laughter; someone, or many someones from the “Downton Abbey” cast, have kept you glued to your screen.
With season six currently airing on VisionTV, we thought it would be fun to find out who your favourite “Downton Abbey” characters are. Below, we invite you to click the “up” arrow to vote for the characters you like, or the “down” arrow for the ones who may rub you the wrong way. Considering the twists and turns that “Downton Abbey” can provide week-to-week, feel free to come back after each episode to keep voting.
The sixth and final season of “Downton Abbey” premieres Wednesday, June 29 at 9pm ET/6pm PT on VisionTV. Also, be sure to enter for your chance to win a ‘Downton-Style’ trip for two to England from Trafalgar Tours and VisitBritain! Click here for details!