Manor House (2002)
"The Edwardian Country House" (original title)

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21 people from the 21st century are being brought together in an Edwardian Country House. 6 of them are the Upstairs family and the 15 others are the servants. For three months, these people have only the rulebook and each other...

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Series cast summary:
Tristan Aldrich ...
 Tristan / ... (6 episodes, 2002)
Avril Anson ...
 Herself / ... (6 episodes, 2002)
Ellen Beard ...
 Ellen / ... (6 episodes, 2002)
Charlie Clay ...
 Charlie / ... (6 episodes, 2002)
Rob Daly ...
 Rob / ... (6 episodes, 2002)
Jean Davies ...
 Mrs. Davies / ... (6 episodes, 2002)
Antonia Dawson ...
 Antonia / ... (6 episodes, 2002)
Denis Dubiard ...
 Monsier Dubiard / ... (6 episodes, 2002)
Hugh Edgar ...
 Mr. Edgar / ... (6 episodes, 2002)
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 Narrator (6 episodes, 2002)
Anna Olliff-Cooper ...
 Lady Olliff-Cooper / ... (6 episodes, 2002)
Guy Olliff-Cooper ...
 Master Guy / ... (6 episodes, 2002)
John Olliff-Cooper ...
 Sir John / ... (6 episodes, 2002)
Erika Ravitz ...
 Erika / ... (6 episodes, 2002)
Jessica Rawlinson ...
 Jess / ... (6 episodes, 2002)
Ken Skelton ...
 Kenny / ... (6 episodes, 2002)
Rebecca Smith ...
 Becky / ... (6 episodes, 2002)
Reji Raj ...
 Mr. Raj-Singh / ... (5 episodes, 2002)
Eva Morrison ...
 Miss Morrison / ... (4 episodes, 2002)
Jonty Olliff-Cooper ...
 Eldest Son / ... (4 episodes, 2002)
Lucy Garside ...
 Lucy (2 episodes, 2002)
Eva Morisson ...
 Lady's Maid (2 episodes, 2002)
Kelly Squires ...
 Kelly (2 episodes, 2002)
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21 people from the 21st century are being brought together in an Edwardian Country House. 6 of them are the Upstairs family and the 15 others are the servants. For three months, these people have only the rulebook and each other...

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[regarding Edwardian society]
Mister Edgar - the Butler: Without truth, society is sick, and it can't really survive. And it was swept away.
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Referenced in Upstairs Downstairs: The Ladybird (2010) See more »

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21th Century People in a 1904 Country House
6 January 2003 | by (Antwerp, Belgium) – See all my reviews

You don't see so much quality films on television, but this is certainly one of them. A success formula, take people from the 21th century and rules from a 1904 time and bring them together. The results are "The Edwardian Country House". It must have been an amazing adventure for the participants,live in that old country house and live by the rules of that age. You can see what the staff has to do every day from 6 AM until 11 PM and what the different tasks are witch the staff has to carry out. More and more you will feel more sympathy for the staff and in the last episode it's very emotional if everybody leaves again to pick up there 21th lives. You can see at the end of the film, that they are all going to meet again (the staff), what an amazing experience that must be. Unfortunately things like this aren't been organized in Belgium, otherwise I would join this project without thinking.


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