Jack Boult, a former rally driver, and his second wife Harriet, who used to be a nurse, move from the bustle of London to start a new life in a cottage in the Somerset countryside, together... See full summary »
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Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

After her husband's death, woman starts looking for independence.

Director: Ian Sharp
Stars: Pauline Collins, Peter Capaldi, Anna Wilson-Jones
Upstairs, Downstairs (1971–1975)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

The trials of the British aristocratic Bellamy family and their household staff.

Stars: Gordon Jackson, David Langton, Jean Marsh
Thomas and Sarah (TV Series 1979)
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Not so much a sequel to "Upstairs, Downstairs" as a spinoff. Follows Sarah (parlour-maid) and Thomas (chauffeur) some time after leaving service with the Bellamys.

Stars: Pauline Collins, John Alderton, Graham Cull
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Two ladies in their seventies drive through north County Sligo in a neat Japanese car. As they pass by village pubs and beaches, they imagine the terrible, immoral lives people are living ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Bird
Stars: Pauline Collins, Rosaleen Linehan, Gemma-Leah Devereux
Please Sir! (1968–1972)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Weekly situation comedy about a hapless but caring teacher and his class of unruly kids. The teacher sees much good and potential in his pupils much to the dismay of his fellow teachers who... See full summary »

Stars: Deryck Guyler, Noel Howlett, Joan Sanderson
No, Honestly (TV Series 1974)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Stars: John Alderton, Pauline Collins, James Berwick
Our Mutual Friend (TV Mini-Series 1998)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Intertwining tales of love, greed, and secret identities in Charles Dickens's 1860s London.

Stars: Paul McGann, Keeley Hawes, Dominic Mafham
The Ambassador (TV Series 1998)
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Harriet Smith (Pauline Collins), the new British ambassador to Ireland, desperately wants to make her mark in this historically difficult posting and try to put the tragic murder of her ... See full summary »

Stars: Pauline Collins, Denis Lawson, Owen Roe
Wodehouse Playhouse (1974–1978)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A series of dramatisations of some of P.G. Wodehouse's comic short stories - in which P.G. Wodehouse, himself, introduced some of the early episodes.

Stars: John Alderton, Pauline Collins, P.G. Wodehouse
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 Harriet Boult (18 episodes, 1989-1992)
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 Jack Boult (18 episodes, 1989-1992)
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 Lady Patricia Broughall (18 episodes, 1989-1992)
Wendy van der Plank ...
 Hilly (18 episodes, 1989-1992)
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 Freddy Boult (18 episodes, 1989-1992)
Nimer Rashed ...
 Tom Boult (18 episodes, 1989-1992)
Alan Rowe ...
 Geoff Bate (11 episodes, 1989-1992)
Ian Lindsay ...
 Ted Hubbard (11 episodes, 1989-1992)
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Jack Boult, a former rally driver, and his second wife Harriet, who used to be a nurse, move from the bustle of London to start a new life in a cottage in the Somerset countryside, together with Jack's children Freddy and Tom. With the help of Lady Patricia Broughall, a local landowner, and Hilly, a girl who lives in a railway carriage in the woods, they become involved in tackling various environmental issues such as badger-baiting and horse-stealing. Written by Martin Underwood <imdb@martinunderwood.f9.co.uk>

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The character Harriet Boult drives 2 cars in the series - in the first one a mark 1 Renault 5 Automatic and in the second a Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet automatic. See more »

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Bring this little gem Back!!
31 January 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Truly great series and lovely concept! Alderton and Collins were surely the greatest on screen actual man and wife pairing since Burton and Taylor. To that end,they convey so well in this,an escape to the rural idyll that so many of us urbanites desperately seek. A genuine life worth living. Beyond the mundane Rat Race and grind in which most of us today just survive in. This, along with certain other great series which also aired through the 80s and 90's, such as 'The Darling buds of May' and 'Lovejoy', certainly helped form what was a Golden age of family TV! All of these series superbly cast and equally well written. Overflowing with buckets of charm and sentimental nostalgia. Nowadays,certainly in my opinion at least, all totally deserving of a revamp and resurrection into Britains telly wasteland! Great stuff!!


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