14/09/2012 08:02 BST

David Mitchell Blasts 'Downton Abbey' In New Soapbox (VIDEO)

I say, Lady Mary - do pass the smelling salts. That frightful cad from Peep Show is saying beastly things about us.

The latest episode of David Mitchell's Soapbox sees dapper Dave turn his attentions to Downton Abbey - which, as we'll sure you're already aware, begins its third series on ITV1 this Sunday.

A sample observation? "The stories were already so lunatic that Lord Grantham nipping over to the Somme in an Apache helicopter wouldn't have noticeably increased the net daftness."

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