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Series cast summary:
 Barbara Gray / ... (30 episodes, 1981-1983)
 Duke of Broughton / ... (13 episodes, 1982-1983)
Natalie Forbes ...
 Tilly Wilcox, Maid (13 episodes, 1982-1983)


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(30 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


When Wendy Craig, who both acted in and created the show, submitted her proposal for the series to the BBC, she used the pseudonym Jonathan Marr because she was afraid that if her true identity was known, she would be dismissed as merely "an actress who thinks she can write". See more »


Featured in Maid in Britain (2010) See more »

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The first of 3 seasons is now available in Region 2
3 April 2008 | by (Indianapolis, Indiana) – See all my reviews

This was indeed an excellent series, and I see no reason why we in the States are not able to have region one dvds available to us, since we were allowed to fall in love with it on TV here. I saw it years ago, not on PBS, but on A&E, back when reality shows weren't all they did.

Get yourself an inexpensive Phillips (or other) DVD player from, and search either on the site (in their message board for that player) or on-line for the hack code. All you'll have to do when the player arrives is open the DVD tray and press whatever numbers the hack requires on your remote control, and you'll have a region 2 player. Buy "Nanny" region 2 from and enjoy. This series deserves a wide audience of Brit TV lovers, and it's not as if you were pirating it. Enjoy. Hopefully series 2 will be out, soon.

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