The fabulous Downton Abby returned to our screens this autumn with a record audience of over 10 million watching the opening episode.
This quality drama series has more funny quotes than a stand-up comic at a barbecue, so we thought we should compile a list of the best of them and others that are factual but are worth noting each week for your enjoyment.
Downton Abby Season 4 Episode 1 Quotes
Lord Grantham referring to O’Brian’s disappearance: Sneaking off like a thief in the night. That’s O’Brien to a tee…
Thomas, who has no time for Downton’s Nanny: If you ask me, that Nanny West thinks too much of herself.
Countess Violet who has her finger on the pulse as always: It’s the job of grandmothers to interfere.
Lord Grantham speaking for everyone who as lost someone they love: The price of great love is great misery when one of you dies.
Isobel: Poor George, what a burden he’s born into. A baby as rich as Croesus and a mother almost passed over.
Isobel, giving up on life: When your only child dies, then you’re not a mother any more. You’re not anything really. And that’s what I’m trying to get used to.