The first pictures of Downton Abbey
series four have emerged.
Lady Mary Crawley, played by Michelle Dockery
, is seen in one image holding baby George while
standing next to Tom Branson (Allen Leech
), who is carrying baby Sybil.
The last series ended with Mary giving birth to her son shortly before husband Matthew (Dan Stevens
) died in a car crash.
Her brother-in-law Tom lost his wife Sybil (Jessica Brown Findlay
) last series when she died during childbirth, meaning they are both single parents. Daisy Lewis
has been cast as Tom's new love interest
Other pictures from the upcoming episodes show Lady Rose MacClare (Lily James
), Daisy Mason (Sophie McShera
) and Mr Carson (Jim Carter
Speaking of the new series, John Bates
actor Brendan Coyle
told Digital Spy: "I'm going to stick my neck out and say it's our best series ever.
"It's certainly my best series ever. I'm really, really grateful for Julian [Fellowes] for that.