Upstairs Downstairs: Season 1, Episode 1

The Fledgling (26 Dec. 2010)

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Sir Hallam Holland and his wife Agnes join his controlling mother, Lady Maud, returned from India after 30 years and reopen 165 Eaton Place.

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Six years after the Bellamy family closed 165 Eaton Place, diplomat Sir Hallam Holland and his wife Agnes buy the deserted house. They seek staff from an agency run by Rose Buck, once the Bellamys' maid, who provides them with her friend Mrs. Thackeray as cook, Pritchard, a butler whose previous experience was on ocean liners, and chauffeur Harry Spargo. Perky Barnardo's orphan Ivy is the new maid and shy Northerner Johnny the footman because they are inexperienced and therefore cheap. Hallam's mother Lady Maud, recently widowed, returns from India with her pet monkey Solomon and a secretary, Mr. Amanjit, to whom she is dictating her memoirs. She and Agnes clash over household management, leading to Rose being asked to step in as housekeeper. Maud is, however, adept at taming Persie, Agnes's spoilt young sister but her invitation to Wallis Simpson for the house-warming turns sour when the American woman, a known Nazi sympathiser, brings Von Ribbentrop with her. Thus nobody is ... Written by don @ minifie-1

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The paving stones outside 165 Eaton Place are a far more modern type than would have been used in 1936. See more »

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Lady Agnes Holland: [to Persie] ... don't talk with your mouth full, which reminds me "ve just booked you into a charm academy.
Sir Hallam Holland: Can she start before the party?
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Written by Fred E. Cliffe, George Formby & Harry Gifford
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