Series Four takes place during the Great War, from 1914-18, and no one is unaffected. James fights in the trenches of France, leaving his wife, Hazel, to manage the household. Ruby departs Eaton Place for a job in a munitions factory, Georgina trains as anurse, and Rose drives a bus. Tragedy strikes upstairs and down, but Lord Richard, long widowed, finds love once more. This season won two Emmys, including outstanding limited series. Starring Jean Marsh (Agatha Christie's The Pale Horse), David Langton(The Spoils of War), Simon Williams (Sword of Honour), Meg Wynn Owen (Gosford Park), Gordon Jackson (The Professionals), Angela Baddeley (Martin Chuzzlewit), Christopher Beeny (Last of the Summer Wine), and Lesley-Anne Down (North and South).