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 Tilly Foss / ... 34 episodes, 1991-1994
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 Madge Althorpe / ... 26 episodes, 1991-1994
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 Betty Butcher 26 episodes, 1991-1994
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 Agnes Clarke 26 episodes, 1991-1994
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 Charles Quance 15 episodes, 1992-1994
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Two sisters Beatrice (Bee) and Evangeline (Evie) 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. There 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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Exterior shots took place at 24 Berkeley Square, Bristol, which was as the time (and still is) home to Taylor and Taylor advertising agency. See more »

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Referenced in Being Human: Adam's Family (2011) See more »

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a beautiful series with lots of charm and colour
24 July 2006 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

The House of Eliott is a gem of a series largely due to the wonderful characters, great acting and writing, fabulous settings and exquisite costumes. The characters of Evangeline and Beatrice are really wonderful foils for one another. Supporting characters such as Jack, Tilly, Madge and company are also highly entertaining. It is very hard to not become quickly addicted to the House of Eliott. Even though it is set largely among the beautiful people of the 1920s, the House of Eliott manages to show how the other half lives, particularly when dealing with the Miners' Strike and the consequences for so many families. Now that it is out on DVD all the wonderful characters live again.


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