Masterpiece: Downton Abbey Seasons 1,2,3,4 & 5 (U.K. Edition) Limited Edition Created by Academy Award®-winner Julian Fellowes, Downton Abbey has been deemed “Compulsively watchable from the get-go” by Variety and “Impossible to resist” by the Wall Street Journal. Led by Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern, Michelle Dockery, and Maggie Smith, the acclaimed ensemble cast brings to life all the drama and intrigue of the inhabitants of Downton Abbey, the lavish English country manor, home to the Earl of Grantham. This set includes every episode of the first five seasons of the award-winning MASTERPIECE series Downton Abbey.
Season One - After a tragedy at sea claims the life of his presumed heir, Lord Grantham must face the possibility that his beloved family home might someday belong to a distant cousin he’s never met. Faced with tides of social upheaval and technical progress under the looming shadow of World War I, how will the fate of Downton and its family—above and below stairs—be resolved?
Season Two - The intertwined lives of the Crawleys and their servants are complicated by the turmoil of World War I. Will the way of life they know have changed forever? Includes the Downton Abbey Christmas Special, the Season 2 finale!
Season Three - The Great War is over and a long-awaited engagement is announced, but all is not tranquil at Downton Abbey as wrenching social changes, romantic intrigues, and personal crises grip the majestic estate. Could it be that even the war-weary Crawleys must fight a new battle to safeguard their beloved Downton? Includes A Journey to the Highlands, the Season 3 finale!
Season Four - With the twenties in full swing, the tides of change are sweeping through Downton. While grieving a great loss, the family must face the future, from the challenges of managing the estate to the temptations of the bright lights of London. Meanwhile, below stairs, passions run high and young hearts look set to be broken. Includes The London Season, the Season 4 finale!
Season Five - Season 5 of the international hit finds the Crawley family and the staff struggling with responsibilities and choices as they adjust to life in the Roaring Twenties. This DVD features subtitles in English