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You can put your sandals and sunglasses back in the wardrobe. Autumn is really and truly here. The X Factor is already underway, the Strictly Come Dancing celeb line-up are currently in the studio tending to their blisters… and there’s just one piece of the autumn puzzle yet to fall into place. 


Downton Abbey returns to our telly screens on Sunday 20th September. That’s just ten days to wait until we are reacquainted with Lady Mary, the Dowager Countess and co. 

And we’ve got plenty to keep us entertained until then. Including these intriguing images of the very first episode… 



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