Thomas and Sarah (1979– )

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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.

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Series cast summary:
 Sarah Moffat (13 episodes, 1979)
 Thomas Watkins (13 episodes, 1979)


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.

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Release Date:

14 January 1979 (UK)  »

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(13 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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A two-part short story, entitled "The Spin of the Wheel," which covers the gap between them leaving Eaton Place and the start of "Thomas & Sarah," was written by Alfred Shaughnessy and published in the TV Times just prior to the start of the spin-off. See more »


Featured in Maid in Britain (2010) See more »

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Mediocrity at its best

I could not believe that anyone could reduce themselves to this mediocrity after the success of Upstairs Downstairs. What were the producers thinking of? I only watched it because someone had the bright idea to attach it to the Box set of Upstairs Downstairs. After few episodes I quit. It is the same oxymoron. Sarah and Thomas with their shameless and shady antiques which is so far fetched at times that it comes down as an insult to our intelligence rather than entertainment. I found Sarah's overacting, loud and ear scratching cockney diction quite irritating and Thomas' dishonesty and conniving superficial and borderline ridiculous. I strongly recommend that the fans of Upstairs Downstairs stay away from it not to diminish their uplifting enjoyment of UD. The fact that Thomas and Sarah only lasted a few episodes speaks in volumes.

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