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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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 (Series Cast Summary - 27 of 43)

Victoria Smurfit ... Hannah Randall (10 episodes, 1998)
Clare Wilkie ... Matty Wickham (10 episodes, 1998)

Tabitha Wady ... Lydia Weston (10 episodes, 1998)

Hermione Norris ... Victoria St. John (10 episodes, 1998)
Emily Canfor-Dumas ... Harriet St. John (10 episodes, 1998)
Kate Williams ... Mrs. McClusky (10 episodes, 1998)

Jason O'Mara ... 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)

Adam Hayes ... 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)

Briony Glassco ... 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)

Ruth Sheen ... 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)

Series Directed by
Martin Hutchings (3 episodes, 1998)
Richard Holthouse (2 episodes, 1998)

Lesley Manning (unknown episodes)
Richard Signy (unknown episodes)
Series Writing credits
Deborah Cook (10 episodes, 1998)
Suzanne van de Velde (10 episodes, 1998)
Lilie Ferrari (2 episodes, 1998)

Series Produced by
Alison Davis .... producer (unknown episodes)
Christopher Moss .... associate producer (unknown episodes)
Series Original Music by
John Altman (unknown episodes)
Series Cinematography by
Rory Taylor (7 episodes, 1998)
Series Film Editing by
Chris Swanton (unknown episodes)
Series Production Design by
Chris Webster (unknown episodes)
Series Art Direction by
Bill Brown (unknown episodes)
Anna Dargavel (unknown episodes)
Series Costume Design by
Jeremy Turner (unknown episodes)
Series Makeup Department
Julie Dorrat-Keenan .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Debbi Salmon .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Paul Dale .... first assistant director (unknown episodes)
Nick Troth .... third assistant director (unknown episodes)
Sarah White .... second assistant director (unknown episodes)
Series Art Department
David Ackrill .... prop stand-by (4 episodes, 1998)
Series Sound Department
Richard Dyer .... sound recordist (10 episodes, 1998)
Jeff Welch .... boom operator (10 episodes, 1998)
Series Stunts
Andy Bradford .... stunt coordinator (1 episode, 1998)
Steve Dent .... stunt coordinator (1 episode, 1998)
Derek Lea .... stunt performer (1 episode, 1998)
Dominic Preece .... stunt performer (1 episode, 1998)
Tony Van Silva .... stunt performer (1 episode, 1998)
Peter White .... stunt performer (1 episode, 1998)

Rowley Irlam .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Paul Edwards .... Steadicam operator (unknown episodes)
Danny Espey .... electrician (unknown episodes)
Barney Piercy .... clapper loader / focus puller: "b" camera (unknown episodes)
Jono Tomes .... clapper loader (unknown episodes)
Series Transportation Department
Richard Watkins .... facilities captain (10 episodes, 1998)
Series Other crew
David Jones .... production accountant (10 episodes, 1998)

Steve Dent .... horse master (unknown episodes)
Philip Gladwin .... script editor (unknown episodes)
Suzanne van de Velde .... script editor (unknown episodes)
Susan Weeks .... tutor chaperone (unknown episodes)

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50 min (10 episodes)
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14 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
Why Berkeley Square Was Cut Short, 14 January 2007
Author: Lyndahayes-1 from United Kingdom

Yes it was an excellent series. Unfortunately, it's broadcast coincided with the World Cup Football here in the UK and it's time slot was constantly being shunted around the schedule to make way for all of the games. Sometimes it was shown on Saturdays, sometimes Tuesdays or Fridays - sometimes at 8pm, 9pm or 10pm or whenever it was given a little window between football matches. Consequently, the viewing figures were lower than they undoubtedly would have been and the BBC thought it was because not enough people wanted to watch it! WE COULDN'T EVEN FIND OUT WHEN IT WAS ON!!! So the BBC would not allow a second series! It was a magical costume drama. Everyone who sees it wants to know 'how it ends'... We will have to imagine it for ourselves. Another brilliant decision from the BBC in their infinite wisdom... To cut it short after all the wonderful work from everyone involved in the production, if I were any one of them or the director or creator of Berkeley Square; that would eat away at my heart big time.

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