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Manor House 

The Edwardian Country House (original title)
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 ...
...
 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 ...
Eva Morisson ...
 Lady's Maid 2 episodes, 2002
Kelly Squires ...
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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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There's a Place for Everyone ... And Everyone Better Know Their Place.


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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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Not so much a game, more a way of life
9 March 2004 | by See all my reviews

Hugh Edgar, a retired architect, was a true `method actor'. He didn't just act the Butler, he became the butler. Some of the younger staff seemed unwilling to accept everything they had signed up to. Even the Master of the House wanted to bring in the 21st century if it made him even more comfortable. That made the series more interesting. Not just a glimpse into history but a look at how self-centred we and the younger generation have become.

Edgar relaxed his mask only for one scene on the last day, adding to its humour and showing the series' raison d'être.

An off-putting title, but a fascinating and unmissable series.


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