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Upstairs downstairs. Series one [videorecording] / series created by Sagitta Productions in association with Jean Marsh and Eileen Atkins ; written by Fay Weldon ... [et al.] ; directed by Raymond Menmuir ... [et al.] ; produced by John Hawkesworth.

Atkins, Eileen, 1934- (Added Author). Weldon, Fay. (Added Author). Baddeley, Angela, 1904-1976 (Added Author). Jackson, Gordon, 1923-1990 (Added Author). Menmuir, Raymond. (Added Author). Hawkesworth, John. (Added Author). Marsh, Jean. (Added Author). Langton, David. (Added Author). Gurney, Rachel. (Added Author). Acorn Media (Firm) (Added Author). Sagitta Productions. (Added Author). Angela Baddeley, David Langton, Gordon Jackson, Jean Marsh. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Creston Public Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Creston Public Library DVD FIC UPS (Text) 35140001039042 Fiction Videos Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781598286304
  • ISBN: 9781598286304
  • Physical Description: 4 videodiscs (650 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Full screen, 40th anniversary ed.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Acorn Media, [2011]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Special features: the making of Upstairs, downstairs part 1; episode commentaries; alternate pilot episode.
Formatted Contents Note:
On trial -- The mistress and the maids -- Board wages -- The path of duty -- A suitable marriage -- Magic casements -- A cry for help -- I dies from love -- Why is her door locked? -- A voice from the past -- The Swedish tiger -- The key of the door -- For love of love.
Participant or Performer Note:
Angela Baddeley, David Langton, Gordon Jackson, Jean Marsh.
Summary, etc.:
The lives of both the family and the servants in the London townhouse at 165 Eaton Place are followed. Upstairs lives Richard Bellamy, the head of the household, and also a member of Parliament. His wife is a member of the titled aristocracy. Downstairs is Hudson, the Scottish butler who directs and guides the other servants concerning their tasks and proper places.
System Details Note:
DVD, full screen (4:3); Dolby Digital.
Language Note:
In English with optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject: Social classes > Drama > England > London > Social classes > Drama.
Aristocracy (Social class) > England > London > Drama.
Working class > England > London > Drama.
Video recordings.
London (England) > Social conditions > 20th century > Drama.
Fiction television programs.

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