By Ellie Walker-Arnott
Thursday 27 November 2014 at 03:11PM
"Heartwarming" and "nice". We like the sound of those words being used to describe the Downton Abbey Christmas special.
After one romantic, one traumatising and one frankly rather boring Christmas episode we don't quite know what to expect when the ITV period drama returns to our screens this Christmas Day. We know Julian Fellowes isn't afraid of spilling blood on December 25th and with the ominous way the fifth series ended, our minds have been running wild with possibilities, both nice and not so.
But thankfully Hugh Bonneville, who plays lord of the manor Robert Crawley, has put some of our worries to rest. Talking about the festive, feature-length installment, Bonneville disclosed it will be "very heart-warming."
"You'll have a lump in your throat, but in a very nice way," he added, talking on tomorrow's Graham Norton Show.
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