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Masterpiece Theatre; Upstairs, Downstairs

01/15/1987

UPSTAIRS DOWNSTAIRS - CAST PARTY REEL 2


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Series
Masterpiece Theatre
Program
Upstairs, Downstairs
Series Description

Program premiered in 1971 with The First Churchills. Hosted by Alastair Cooke. Intended as a showcase for the best of British television drama. Spawned MYSTERY! in 1980. Current executive producer Rebecca Eaton. All promotion of program done by Frank Goodman & Associates (see below). Synopsis, cast information and producers listed by individual title. Series release date: 1971

Program Description

Popular British comedy-drama chronicles the lives of the Bellamys, a wealthy London family, and their domestic staff. Set in the turbulent years between 1903 and 1930, the series studies the relationships between characters against a rich historical backdrop: Patriarch and Member of Parliament Richard Bellamy; wife Lady Marjorie; caddish son James; free-spirited daughter Elizabeth; cousin Georgina Worsley; pragmatic parlour maid Rose; firm but friendly butler Mr. Hudson; saucy yet conservative cook Mrs. Bridges; ambitious footman Frederick; cheeky servant turned music hall performer Sarah; novice maid Daisy; dull-witted scullery Ruby.

Duration

00:26:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Drama
Citation
Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Upstairs, Downstairs,” 01/15/1987, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1922C572F96F492995BCE908D7D4FD0D.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Upstairs, Downstairs.” 01/15/1987. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1922C572F96F492995BCE908D7D4FD0D>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Upstairs, Downstairs. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1922C572F96F492995BCE908D7D4FD0D
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