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Series cast summary:
Stella Gonet ...
 Beatrice Eliott (34 episodes, 1991-1994)
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 Evangeline Eliott (34 episodes, 1991-1994)
Aden Gillett ...
 Jack Maddox (34 episodes, 1991-1994)
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 Tilly Foss / ... (34 episodes, 1991-1994)
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 Madge Althorpe / ... (26 episodes, 1991-1994)
Diana Rayworth ...
 Betty Butcher (26 episodes, 1991-1994)
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 Agnes Clarke (26 episodes, 1991-1994)
Stephen Churchett ...
 Joseph Wint (22 episodes, 1992-1994)
Bill Thomas ...
 Charles Quance (15 episodes, 1992-1994)
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Two sisters Beatrice(Bee) and Evangeline hit rock bottom when their father passes away leaving them in debt. Uneducated they strive hard to find jobs deemed worthy of their new guardian. What they can do ,is make amazing clothes and both dream of being able to be dress makers under the Elliott name. Their is of course love problems on top of those money ones, oh to be young in a changing world. Written by Abigail Duffin

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27 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

You don't have to buy the DVD's anymore to watch this superb series. I rented them on NETFLIX three DVD's at a time. Best series show I've seen in a long long time. The story as well as the cast were first class. The womens clothing was something else. this show must have cost a fortune to film. the period automobiles, trains, sets were all something to see and added to the enjoyment of the film. Stella Gonet, Louise Lombard and Aden Gillett all gave marvelous performances. For that matter the the entire cast was wonderful. My wife and I looked forward to watching this show night after night and were sorry when it ended.


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