The trashy cast of Geordie Shore have been given a Downton Abbey style makeover, swapping tight tops and fake tan for lace and silk gloves.

In the pictures from Now magazine, the stars of the Newcastle-based reality TV show almost look like ladies and gentleman, and star Vicky Pattison could just about pass for Lady Mary if you don't look too closely.

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The cast of Geordie Shore in costumes from period drama Downton Abbey

The controversial TV series returns to MTV on 26 June, when the cast will be back in bikinis - stripped of any ounce of class seen in these photos - as they jet out for sunshine and booze-filled parties in Cancun, Mexico.

See all the pictures below... what would Julian Fellowes say?

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  • Geordie Shore as Downton Abbey stars

  • Geordie Shore as Downton Abbey stars

  • Geordie Shore as Downton Abbey stars

  • Geordie Shore as Downton Abbey stars

  • Geordie Shore as Downton Abbey stars

The full interview with the cast is out now in Now magazine.

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