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'Downton Abbey' Season 5 Spoilers: A Fire Will Threaten Lives As Series Contains 'High Drama & Laughs' [VIDEO]

Some new details have been released on the fifth season of 'Downton Abbey,' including the kind of vibe that will take place and the possibility of someone at risk of dying from a fire.

By Sam Machado, EnStars on Aug 20, 2014 04:34 PM EDT
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Some new details have been released on the fifth season of Downton Abbey, including the kind of vibe that will take place and the possibility of someone at risk of dying from a fire.

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On Wednesday, Unreality TV posted the news after they attended a press event where executive producer Liz Trubridge appeared. She mentioned that the show will hopefully have moments that can feel good for the audience rather than just pouring out a bunch of misery.

"There has been in all of the series- I would like to hope anyway- a good mix of high drama and laughs," Trubridge said. "And there's certainly that mix this time!"

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"Of course last series was straight after Matthew's death so we couldn't go in with great fun from that," she continued, adding that they don't have that this year.

The producer also mentioned that Lady Mary and Lady Edith will once again have a rivalry. Odds are likely that it'll revolve around Edith's baby.

Even if the series has more of a feel-good vibe this year, it probably won't start off that way since a fire is supposed to take place in the first episode that will threaten lives. Trubridge talked about how this part was filmed, which did not sound like an easy process.

"The scenes were shot between the actual house and the studio," she said. "Because of the very nature of a stately home [like Highclere Castle, where the show is filmed] you can't have smoke because it can cause damage."

Downton Abbey Season 5 is expected to premiere in the United States in January 2015 on PBS.

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