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The House of Eliott 

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Two sisters Beatrice (Bee) and Evangeline (Evie) hit rock bottom when their father passes away leaving them in debt. Uneducated they strive hard to find jobs deemed worthy of their new ... See full summary »
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3   2   1  
1994   1992   1991  
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Stella Gonet ...  Beatrice Eliott 34 episodes, 1991-1994
Louise Lombard ...  Evangeline Eliott 34 episodes, 1991-1994
Aden Gillett ...  Jack Maddox 34 episodes, 1991-1994
Cathy Murphy Cathy Murphy ...  Tilly Foss / ... 34 episodes, 1991-1994
Judy Flynn ...  Madge Althorpe / ... 26 episodes, 1991-1994
Diana Rayworth Diana Rayworth ...  Betty Butcher 26 episodes, 1991-1994
Victoria Alcock ...  Agnes Clarke 26 episodes, 1991-1994
Stephen Churchett ...  Joseph Wint 22 episodes, 1992-1994
Bill Thomas Bill Thomas ...  Charles Quance 15 episodes, 1992-1994
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Two sisters Beatrice (Bee) and Evangeline (Evie) hit rock bottom when their father passes away leaving them in debt. Uneducated they strive hard to find jobs deemed worthy of their new guardian. What they can do ,is make amazing clothes and both dream of being able to be dress makers under the Elliott name. There is of course love problems on top of those money ones, oh to be young in a changing world. Written by Abigail Duffin

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Exterior shots took place at 24 Berkeley Square, Bristol, which was at the time (and still is) home to Taylor and Taylor advertising agency. See more »

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Referenced in Goodnight Sweetheart: The More I See You (1993) See more »

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I dearly loved it
15 May 2005 | by blanche-2See all my reviews

I absolutely loved this series, which was on too briefly on A&E in the '90s and ended with kind of a cliffhanger. However, there is a book available that actually goes forward from the series.

One of the posters commented on the French & Saunders skit which was hilarious, and yes, once you've seen them, it's hard to look at the actual characters in the show without giggling. Louise Lombard was so gorgeous, she reminded me of Louise Brooks and I was wishing a film about Brooks would happen so Lombard could play her. She and Stella Gonet were excellent in their roles, as were the handsome Aden Gillet as Jack and Cathy Murphy, who played Tilly.

This has been criticized for being a soap opera - I happen to love soap operas.


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Country:

UK

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English

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31 August 1991 (UK) See more »

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Runtime:

(34 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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