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. ... See full summary »
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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)
Judy Flynn ...
 Madge Althorpe / ... (26 episodes, 1991-1994)
Diana Rayworth ...
 Betty Butcher (26 episodes, 1991-1994)
Victoria Alcock ...
 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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Filmed at 24 Berkley Square, Bristol, which was as the time (and still is) home to Taylor and Taylor advertising agency. See more »

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One of My favorites!
3 July 2006 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

A show that i have fallen in love with! The clothes are gorgeous, the characters are gorgeous and the storyline just grabs you in! I have a love for historical fashion, and this film has added the 1920's to my favorite era list.

Set in the 1920's in England, The House of Eliott is about the two Eliott sisters, who set up their own fashion house after there father dies. But it is not all easy, and trying to manage their new social life as well as start up a new business proves difficult. Will The House of Elliot survive the fashion industry?

An absolute favorite i would recommend to anyone! Especially if you have a love for history or fashion.


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