Upstairs Downstairs (2010–2012)
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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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Mrs. Rose Buck
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Maud, Lady Holland
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Mrs. Thackeray
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Mr. Amanjit
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Mr. Pritchard
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Ivy Morris
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Johnny Proude
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The Duke of Kent
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Anthony Eden
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Mrs. Simpson
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Ribbentrop
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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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26 December 2010 (UK)  »

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The story takes place in 1936, but while Sir Hallam Holland and his wife wait on the station platform to join the boat train a 'British Railways' poster can be seen behind them. British Railways, as an organisation, didn't come into being until 1st January 1948. See more »

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Lady Persie: My sister says you're all to call me Lady Persie if that's what I want, and I do.
Harry Spargo: I'll call you anything if you don't act like one.
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God Save the King
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