The Duchess of Duke Street: Season 2, Episode 5

The Passing Show (1 Oct. 1977)

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Louisa urges Charlie to get on with his life and a smooth and very suave actor beds Violet, who promptly gets the sack.

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Eleanor Prentice
Madeleine Cannon ...
Puffin
John Cater ...
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Dennis Edwards ...
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Lady Victoria
Rosemary Frankau ...
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Christopher Good ...
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Sir Martin Mallory
Victoria Plucknett ...
Maureen Sweeney ...
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Charlie Haslemere, now a widower, is in residence at the Bentinck but is feeling somewhat blue. Louisa suggests that he re-engage with life and get on with it. A pompous actor, Sir Martin Mallory is also in residence and takes a fancy to one of the hotel staff, Violet, who has had stars in her eyes since his first visit. He seduces her and Louisa fires her when she catches them in bed. With no money and without a reference, she takes to walking the streets but soon finds herself in police custody. Louisa reconsiders after a visit from Inspector Jason. Britain finds itself at war with Germany. Written by garykmcd

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