Downton Abbey series three start date and time revealed

ITV period drama is now just weeks away...

Downton Abbey fans can breathe a sigh of relief… the long wait is almost over!


It was announced today that the third series of Downton Abbey will be premiering on Sunday 16 September at 9pm on ITV1 and ITV1 HD. 

We no longer need to wonder whether Lady Mary and Matthew will make it down the aisle, whether Mary’s secret is about to become public knowledge or what will happen to newly-married Bates now he’s been convicted of the murder of his ex-wife, we can just tune in and find out.

Read our interview with new Downton star Shirley MacLaine. 


Downton Abbey starts on Sunday 16 September. 9pm, ITV1.