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Downton Abbey is adding three to its ranks for Season 5, Entertainment Weekly reports.

Doctor Who and Girls alum Richard E. Grant will play Simon Bricker, a man who visits Downton as a guest of the Granthams. Anna Chancellor (The Hour, Four Weddings and a Funeral) will guest as Lady Anstruther. 24 vet Rade Sherbedgia will portray a Russian refugee.

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Additionally, Dame Harriet Walter and Peter Egan will reprise their roles as Lady Shackleton and Lord Flintshire, respectively.

Downton Abbey's fourth season is currently airing Sundays on PBS. Check local listings for times. What do you think of the additions?