It's Summer 1930 and Sir Geoffrey Dillon informs the family that he has finally managed to work his way through the detail of James Bellamy's estate. In his will he left pretty well everything to Georgina but she will have nothing to inherit. The house will have to be sold along with the contents with the proceeds used to pay down the debts he left behind. Still distraught at James deaths, Georgina anxiously awaits the return of Robert Stockbridge from his forced trip around the world. They have been writing each other constantly but she has now gone nearly three weeks without a letter and she tells Virginia she is certain that he has changed his mind. When he does return, he reaffirms his desire to marry her but she is the one who now refuses, stating that she is penniless and has no money to pay for her wedding. She flatly refuses to let the Bellamys pay and talks of going abroad herself. It's Virginia who comes up with a plan make things right. Below stairs, the servants have been ...
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This episode takes place during the summer of 1930. See more
Mrs Bridges reads the wedding cake recipe from the book saying the cake is called The Imperial but the book says just 'Triple-tier Wedding Cake'. The quantity of ingredients she reads out are clearly for a larger cake than the one we later see. See more
[Mr Hudson and Mrs Bridges have just got married in secret and are telling Richard and Virginia Bellamy about it
Mrs. Kate Bridges - Cook
It didn't take more than a few minutes, my lady, and it was no worse than going to the dentist.
The Edwardians: Theme from Upstairs Downstairs
Composed by Alexander Faris
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