Berkeley Square (1998)

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Three young women from very different backgrounds meet, become friends and share experiences when they all gain positions as nannies in the wealthy households of London's exclusive Berkeley Square.

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 Hannah Randall (10 episodes, 1998)
Clare Wilkie ...
 Matty Wickham (10 episodes, 1998)
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 Lydia Weston (10 episodes, 1998)
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 Victoria St. John (10 episodes, 1998)
Emily Canfor-Dumas ...
 Harriet St. John (10 episodes, 1998)
Kate Williams ...
 Mrs. McClusky (10 episodes, 1998)
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 Ned Jones (10 episodes, 1998)
Amy Hodge ...
 Pringle (10 episodes, 1998)
Peter Forbes ...
 Fowler (10 episodes, 1998)
William Scott-Masson ...
 Captain Mason (10 episodes, 1998)
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 Bertie Hutchinson (9 episodes, 1998)
Maggie McCarthy ...
 Cook (9 episodes, 1998)
Laurence Owen ...
 Tom St. John (9 episodes, 1998)
Rosemary Leach ...
 Nanny Collins (9 episodes, 1998)
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 Lady Constance Lamson-Scribener (9 episodes, 1998)
Sean Murray ...
 Arnold St. John (9 episodes, 1998)
Rupert Frazer ...
 Lord George Lamson-Scribener (9 episodes, 1998)
Etela Pardo ...
 Mrs. Bronowski (9 episodes, 1998)
Nicholas Irons ...
 Lord Hugh Lamson-Scribener (7 episodes, 1998)
Stuart Laing ...
 Jack Wickham (7 episodes, 1998)
Davyd Harries ...
 Bowles (7 episodes, 1998)
Maurice Yeoman ...
 Gibbons (7 episodes, 1998)
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 Nanny Simmons (6 episodes, 1998)
Sophie Walker ...
 Isabel Hutchinson (6 episodes, 1998)
Rosalind Knight ...
 Great-Aunt Effie (6 episodes, 1998)
Roland MacLeod ...
 Potter (6 episodes, 1998)
Joanna Bacon ...
 Lily (5 episodes, 1998)
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Three young women from very different backgrounds meet, become friends and share experiences when they all gain positions as nannies in the wealthy households of London's exclusive Berkeley Square.

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Music by William H. Monk and lyrics by Cecil F. Alexander
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Soapish Edwardian Drama!
28 June 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The British series crossed the line in one of the later episodes into soap opera plot lines. The three nannies are well-played and are unique and different. Mattie is the solid, moral nanny. She must deal with the manipulative Mrs. McCluskey (played excellently by Kate Williams in this role). It's interesting to see how the households in upscale Berkeley Square run quite differently. The townhouses are really organized by the staff. Relationships between staff and employer is pretty well looked down upon by the upscale upper classes. The families are uniquely different. Hannah has a history and baggage. She is far more complicated and intriguing than the other two nannies. She must deal with Nanny Simmons (well played b Ruth Sheen). Then there is Lydia who comes from a small farming village and must work beside Nanny Collins (played wonderfully by Rosemary Leach). The cast is first rate but the writing is very melodramatic. The art direction and costumes are first rate.


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