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    1st Series 1971 : (set in November 1903 to June 1909)

  1. "On Trial"
    gs: Patsy Crowther [ Matty ], Brian Osborne [ Pearce ], George Innes [ Alfred Harris ], Evin Crowley [ Emily ]

    rc: Roberts

    A strange Cockney girl who calls herself Clemence and claims to be French, comes to 165 Eaton Place, is engaged as an under-parlor maid, and named Sarah by Lady Bellamy.

    b: 10 Oct 71 w: Fay Weldon d: Raymond Menmuir


  2. "The Mistress and the Maids"
    gs: Anton Rodgers [ Guthrie Scone ]

    Lady Marjorie sits for her portrait by Guthrie Scone, an avant-garde painter. Sarah is sent to Scone's studio with some of Lady Marjorie's dresses. A relationship begins which could end in a major scandal.

    b: 17 Oct 71 w: Alfred Shaughnessy d: Derek Bennett


  3. "Board Wages"
    gs: Alethea Charlton [ Enid ], George Innes [ Alfred Harris ], Peter Sproule [ Henry ], Evin Crowley [ Emily ]

    The Bellamys and their senior servants are away on their summer holidays. The junior servants, left behind on reduced pay to clean the house, indulge in a wild evening of drinking and dressing-up. James returns home in the middle of the festivities.

    b: 24 Oct 71 w: Terence Brady & Charlotte Bingham d: Derek Bennett


  4. "The Path of Duty"
    gs: Margaretta Scott [ Aunt Kate ], John Quayle [ Lt Watson ], Elma Soiron [ Mme Dubois ], Christopher Moran [ Errand boy ], Jessica Benton [ Lady Cynthia ], George Innes [ Alfred Harris ], Brian Osborne [ Pearce ], Evin Crowley [ Emily ]

    rc: Roberts

    Elizabeth Bellamy, home from abroad and about to make her society debut, shocks the family and servants by refusing to conform to custom. At her first grand ball she creates a scandal by running away.

    b: 31 Oct 71 w: John Harrison d: Joan Kemp-Welch


  5. "A Suitable Marriage"
    gs: Horst Janson [ Baron Klaus von Rimmer ], James Bree [ Sir Adam ], George Innes [ Alfred Harris ], Ian Dewar [ Angus ], Gillian Hills [ Salesgirl ]

    rc: Lady Prudence Fairfax

    Elizabeth falls for a young German baron, who comes to call at the Bellamy house. The family are pleased as the von Rimmers are an old aristocratic family. But Richard Bellamy discovers things about the young Baron Klaus von Rimmer which changes the situation. Alfred experiences a whole new dimension to life.

    b: 7 Nov 71 w: Jeremy Paul d: Joan Kemp-Welch


  6. "A Cry for Help"
    gs: Susan Penhaligon [ Mary ], Nicholas Young [ Myles Radford ], Evin Crowley [ Emily ], Maisie Trent [ Waitress ], Dennis Plenty, Ann Plenty & Grace Dolan [ Customers ]

    rc: Sir Geoffrey Dillon, Roberts

    Richard Bellamy is alone in the house, working on a book. He finds the young under-house maid, Mary, crying in the library. He learns of her secret trouble, and unwisely promises to help, potentially endangering his political career.

    b: 14 Nov 71 w: Julian Bond d: Derek Bennett


  7. "Magic Casements"
    gs: David Kernan [ Capt Charles Hammond ], Harold Bennett [ Book shop assistant ], Maureen Neill & David Pelton [ Young students ], Tom Collister [ Professor ], Joyce Freeman [ Woman in bookshop ], John Demarco [ Waiter ]

    rc: Roberts

    James Bellamy's friend, Hammond, a bronzed young Army captain from the North West Frontier, comes to the house and is persuaded to escort Lady Marjorie to the opera. Next day, the servants are buzzing with gossip that the mistress has fallen in love with the young captain.

    b: 23 Jan 72 w: John Hawkesworth d: Joan Kemp-Welch


  8. "I Dies from Love"
    gs: Aimée Delamain [ Lady Templeton ], Yolande Turner [ Mrs Van Groeben ], Evin Crowley [ Emily ], Charles Lamb [ Harris ], Tom Marshall [ William ], Patricia Hamilton [ Mrs Fellows ], Robin Wentworth [ Policeman ], Carl Bernard [ Waterman ], Christopher Wray [ Lowe ], John Cannon, Tony Venner, Brian Nolan, Stephan Ismay, Brian Justice, Barbara Bermel, Jill Goldston, Katrina Swann, Linda Cunningham, Lesley Hand, Wendy Taylor & Pearl Sinclair [ Servants on bus ]

    rc: Lady Prudence Fairfax

    Emily, the downtrodden young kitchen maid at Eaton Place, falls deeply and hopelessly in love with a footman. When things don't go well, she takes drastic action.

    b: 30 Jan 72 w: Terence Brady & Charlotte Bingham d: Raymond Menmuir


  9. "Why is Her Door Locked?"
    gs: Michael Guest [ Milkman ], Janie Booth [ Lily Webber ], David Strong [ Arthur Webber ], Maggie Wells [ Doris ], Susan Porrett [ Alice ], John Malcolm [ Insp Cape ], Philip Lennard [ Magistrate ], Bill Horsley [ Perry ], John Scott Martin [ Usher ], Charlotte Simmonds [ Baby ], Ken Helliwell [ Uniformed PC ], Charles Shaw Hesketh & Jimmy Mac [ Magistrates ], Bill Gossling [ Clerk of the Court ], Leonard Kingston [ Magistrate's clerk ], Bill Prentice [ Solicitor ]

    Experiencing a guilt-induced breakdown over Emily's suicide, Mrs Bridges steals a baby from outside a store on the eve of an important dinner party. Not wishing to lose an invaluable cook, the family and Hudson intervene.

    b: 6 Feb 72 w: Alfred Shaughnessy d: Brian Parker


  10. "A Voice from the Past"
    gs: Martin Gordon [ Beggar ], Winifred Sabine [ Beggar woman ], Amanda Walker [ Mrs Pinkerton ], Susan Porrett [ Alice ], Maggie Wells [ Doris ], Jenifer Armitage [ Henrietta Winchmore ]

    Elizabeth and James discover Sarah who is starving in the East End. Elizabeth decides to re-install the girl in the household. However, once again, Sarah causes trouble and turmoil.

    b: 13 Feb 72 w: Jeremy Paul d: Raymond Menmuir


  11. "The Swedish Tiger"
    gs: Sven-Bertil Taube [ Torkel Kraft ], Peter Clay [ Jeweller ], Geoffrey Whitehead [ Capt Axel Ryttsen ], Gillian Lind [ Flossie ], Dorothy Black [ Flo ], Veronica Lang [ Jeweller's wife ], Colin Rix [ Policeman ], Rex Robinson [ Insp Hurst ], Doel Luscombe [ Art dealer ], John Slavid [ Card player ]

    James has a Swedish army officer, Capt Ryttsen, staying as guest at Eaton Place. Valuable objects begin to disappear. Suspicion falls on Sarah, who is under the spell of the officer's handsome batman.

    b: 20 Feb 72 w: Raymond Bowers d: Brian Parker


  12. "The Key of the Door"
    gs: Georgia Brown [ Evelyn Larkin ], Tutte Lemkow [ Gustave ], Maggie Wells [ Doris ], Tom Owen [ Stanley ], Jon Delmar [ Guitarist ], Pat Nye [ Perdita ], John Rapley [ Mr Summers ], Jenifer Armitage [ Henrietta Winchmore ]

    rc: Lawrence Kirbridge

    Elizabeth comes under the influence of a woman with radical views who leads her to meet a young poet, Lawrence Kirbridge.

    b: 27 Feb 72 w: John Hawkesworth & Alfred Shaughnessy d: Raymond Menmuir


  13. "For Love of Love"
    gs: Sylvia Brayshay [ Nelly ], Brian Osborne [ Pearce ], Jenifer Armitage [ Henrietta Winchmore ]

    rc: Lawrence Kirbridge, Lady Prudence Fairfax

    Elizabeth, now 21 and deeply in love with the poet Lawrence Kirbridge, is determined to lead a free and modern life. At the same time, James renews an old friendship with Sarah.

    b: 5 Mar 72 w: Rosemary Anne Sisson d: Herbert Wise

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    2nd Series 1972 : (set in 1908 to 1909)

  14. "The New Man"
    gs: John Alderton [ Thomas Watkins ], Dorothy Frere [ Mrs Fellowes ], Colin Cunningham [ Milkman ], Bill Burridge [ Muffin Man ], Lilian Padmore [ Nanny ], Joanna Robbins [ Maid ], Andrew Pitcher & Laurie Portugal [ Children ]

    rc: Lawrence Kirbridge

    Elizabeth is married to Lawrence and lives in Greenwich. However, Lawrence is constantly making excuses to get away from London and habitually comes to bed late, usually after Elizabeth is asleep. Meanwhile, Rose is enjoying the flattering attentions of Watkins, the new manservant.

    b: 21 Oct 72 w: Rosemary Anne Sisson d: Raymond Menmuir


  15. "A Pair of Exiles"
    gs: Moray Watson [ Col Winter ]

    rc: Sir Geoffrey Dillon

    After an evening with Sarah at her lodgings, James finds out that she is expecting his child. He makes a confession to his parents, which ultimately shatters the family and alters his own and Sarah's lives.

    b: 28 Oct 72 w: Alfred Shaughnessy d: Cyril Coke


  16. "Married Love"
    gs: Charles Gray [ Sir Edwin Partridge ], John Alderton [ Thomas Watkins ], Brian Osborne [ Pearce ], James Woolley [ Hinton ], Peter Myers [ Smethurst ], Tony Aitken [ Mulligan ], Dorothy Frere [ Mrs Fellowes ], Edward Harvey [ Tomkins ], Ursula Granville [ Passer-by ], Joanna Robbins [ Maid ], Lilian Padmore [ Nanny ], Colin Cunningham [ Milkman ], Patricia Peters, Alison Daumler, Maisie Trent, Hazel Cave, John Norman, Barbara Bermel, Lincoln Wright, David Eynon, Herbert Aldridge, Andrew Pitcher & Laurie Portugal [ People in park ], Emmett Hennessy, David Waterman, Richard King, Steve Ismay, Troy Adams, Terry Sartain, George Romanov, Peter Whitaker, David Bella & Robin Scott [ Party guests ]

    rc: Lawrence Kirbridge

    Seeing his marriage to Elizabeth threatened by his own sexual failings, Lawrence Kirbridge asks Sir Edwin Partridge to help save it. Sir Edwin takes full advantage of his opportunity.

    b: 4 Nov 72 w: John Harrison d: Raymond Menmuir


  17. "Whom God hath Joined..."
    gs: Bryan Coleman [ Sir William Hanning ], John Alderton [ Thomas Watkins ], Debra Collins, Jane Collins, Tracey Perry, Sharmian Clark, Kerri Emmerson [ Carol Singers ]

    rc: Lawrence Kirbridge, Sir Geoffrey Dillon, Roberts

    Elizabeth comes home for Christmas without Lawrence. The Bellamys face another family crisis when it is discovered that Elizabeth is expecting a baby.

    b: 10 Nov 72 w: Jeremy Paul d: Bill Bain


  18. "Guest of Honour"
    gs: Ailsa Grahame [ Lady Wanborough ], Elvi Hale [ Mrs Millicent Hartfield ], Lockwood West [ King Edward VII ], Mary Kenton [ Mrs Alice Keppel ], Anthony Woodruff [ Dr Foley ]

    rc: Lady Prudence Fairfax, Roberts

    King Edward VII is coming to dinner at Eaton Place. Sarah arrives during the evening and threatens the occasion.

    b: 17 Nov 72 w: Alfred Shaughnessy d: Bill Bain


  19. "The Property of a Lady"
    gs: John Alderton [ Thomas Watkins ], Desmond Perry [ Dooley ], Trevor Roberts [ Coachman ], Ann Plenty, Jean Sadgrove, Penny Barham, Dennis Plenty, David Waterman, Bill Lodge, Ernest Blyth [ Passers By ]

    Some love letters written by Lady Marjorie to James's friend, Hammond, fall into the wrong hands. The scandal is averted by the cool thinking of Thomas the chauffeur. Distrust with shared objectives permeate the Bellamys marriage.

    b: 24 Nov 72 w: Alfred Shaughnessy d: Derek Bennett


  20. "Your Obedient Servant"
    gs: Angela Walker [ Violet ], Larry Martyn [ Electrician ], John Nettleton [ Arthur Bellamy ], John Crocker [ Shop assistant ], Marcia Ashton [ Maudie Hudson ], Andrew Downie [ Donald Hudson ], Kim Hardy [ Alice Hudson ]

    rc: Roberts

    Hudson's brother visits London, and Hudson elevates his own status in society in order to impress him. Hudson's secretive behavior arouses suspicion in the Bellamy household. A chance encounter potentially causes embarrassment.

    b: 1 Dec 72 w: Fay Weldon d: Derek Bennett


  21. "Out of the Everywhere"
    gs: Daphne Heard [ Nanny Webster ], Helen Lindsay [ Mrs Wills ], Denis McCarthy [ Rev Pullen ], Michael Moore [ Verger ], Trevor Roberts [ Hansom cab driver ], Liesl Dallinson [ Baby Lucy ], Sarah MacDonald [ Godmother ]

    rc: Lawrence Kirbridge, Roberts

    The arrival at Eaton Place of the Bellamy's elderly Nanny to look after Elizabeth's new baby, together with Sarah's appointment as nursery maid, cause stormy scenes. Nanny is not what she was.

    b: 8 Dec 72 w: Terence Brady & Charlotte Bingham d: Christopher Hodson


  22. "An Object of Value"
    gs: Cathleen Nesbitt [ Lady Mabel Southwold ], Nancie Jackson [ Hodges ], Christopher Biggins [ Mr Donaldson ], John Kidd [ Mr Curtis ]

    rc: Roberts

    Lady Marjorie's widowed mother comes to stay. The disappearance of a valuable object causes malicious gossip and mutual suspicion among the servants.

    b: 15 Dec 72 w: Jeremy Paul d: Raymond Menmuir


  23. "A Special Mischief"
    gs: Claire Nielson [ Ellen Bouverie ], Rosamund Greenwood [ Lady Jessica Barnstaple ], Donald Burton [ Julius Karekin ], Veronica Doran [ Bessie Purdoe ], Deirdre Costello [ Mabel Tomkins ], Harold Innocent [ Arthur Granville, MP ], Alister Williamson [ Insp Brunt ], Alec Mango [ Usher ], Gerald Cross [ Magistrate ], Roger Avon [ Clerk of the Court ], Ann Tirard [ Wardress ], Virginia Clay [ Miss Cutforth ]

    Elizabeth is having frequent and long discussions with an old school friend. Rose is determined to find out why. Her curiosity leads her to suffer a shattering experience in the world of the suffragettes.

    b: 29 Dec 72 w: Anthony Skene d: Raymond Menmuir


  24. "The Fruits of Love"
    gs: Wendy Gifford [ Margot Descort ], Donald Burton [ Julius Karekin ], Keith Ashley [ Loris ], Mairhi Russell [ Mlle Jeanette ], Margot Boyd [ Lady Spennilove ]

    rc: Sir Geoffrey Dillon

    A sudden financial crisis threatens to force the Bellamys from Eaton Place. However, the wealthy Julius Karekin, an undesirable friend of Elizabeth's, offers a possible solution to the problem.

    b: 5 Jan 73 w: John Hawkesworth d: Christopher Hodson


  25. "The Wages of Sin"
    gs: John Alderton [ Thomas Watkins ], Jane Carr [ Joan ], Luisa Dennis [ Baby ]

    Sarah is found to be pregnant again. Thomas Watkins cleverly avoids blame and exploits the situation to his own advantage.

    b: 12 Jan 73 w: Anthony Skene d: Christopher Hodson


  26. "A Family Gathering"
    gs: John Alderton [ Thomas Watkins ], Delia Lindsay [ Phyllis Kingman ], Donald Burton [ Julius Karekin ], Jane Carr [ Joan ]

    rc: Lady Prudence Fairfax, Roberts

    Elizabeth breaks off a relationship. James returns from India with a fiance who causes a stir both upstairs and downstairs at Eaton Place. A birthday tea-party for Lady Bellamy is interrupted by an unwelcome visit from Thomas and Sarah. Thomas and Sarah move on to greener pastures.

    b: 19 Jan 73 w: Alfred Shaughnessy d: Raymond Menmuir

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    3rd Series 1973 : (set in 1912 to 1914)

  27. "Miss Forrest"
    gs: Rachel Gurney [ Lady Marjorie Bellamy ]

    rc: Roberts

    The third series opens in 1912 against a background of social change. The Edwardian era is over and the new age is just beginning. Richard is working on a political biography, assisted by a young typist, Hazel Forrest. James Bellamy, still unmarried and bored, precipitates a serious household crisis. Lady Marjorie leaves for America on the maiden voyage of the Titanic.

    b: 27 Oct 73 w: Alfred Shaughnessy d: Bill Bain


  28. "A House Divided"
    gs: Arthur Brough [ Stallinbrass ], Leonard Trolley [ Mr Forrest ], Valerie White [ Mrs Forrest ]

    rc: Sir Geoffrey Dillon, Roberts

    Hazel is caught between downstairs and upstairs. Undaunted, she determines to find a less isolated niche in a tragedy-stricken Eaton Place.

    b: 3 Nov 73 w: Rosemary Anne Sisson d: Christopher Hodson


  29. "A Change of Scene"
    gs: Clive Morton [ Makepiece ], Richard Vernon [ Maj Cochrane-Danby ], Helen Lindsay [ Mrs Cochrane-Danby ], Annette Wollett [ Celia Grey ], Christopher Benjamin [ Max Weinberg ], John Flint [ Henry ], Jane Baxter [ Lady Newbury ], Patricia Lawrence [ Mrs Kenton ], Anthony Ainley [ Lord Charles Gilmour ], Elisabeth Day [ Cecile ], Anthony Dawes [ Breeze ], Tricia Scott [ Betsy ], Joss Hanbury [ Bunny's loader ]

    rc: Lady Diana Russell, Bunny Newbury

    James Bellamy is invited to a weekend house-party by Bunny Newbury, who is now a Marquis. Hudson accompanies James, leading him to a personal crisis - ambition versus his loyalty to the Bellamy family.

    b: 10 Nov 73 w: Rosemary Anne Sisson d: Bill Bain


  30. "A Family Secret"
    gs: Leonard Trolley [ Mr Forrest ], Valerie White [ Mrs Forrest ]

    rc: Lady Prudence Fairfax

    Upset by his mother's death, James Bellamy finds sympathy from Hazel Forrest. However, Hazel declines James's offer of marriage without giving reasons.

    b: 17 Nov 73 w: Alfred Shaughnessy d: Derek Bennett


  31. "Rose's Pigeon"
    gs: George Innes [ Alfred Harris ], Leon Sinden [ Det Insp Bowles ], Bernard Barnsley [ Police sergeant ]

    rc: Sir Geoffrey Dillon

    Rose recognises Alfred, a former servant at Eaton Place who left in disgrace. Out of pity she feeds Alfred and hides him in the basement. Hudson, however, discovers Alfred and plunges the entire household into a dangerous and terrifying situation.

    b: 24 Nov 73 w: Jeremy Paul d: Bill Bain


  32. "Desirous of Change"
    gs: Angela Browne [ Lili de Ternay ], Sandor Eles [ Kurt Schnabel ], Janet Lees Price [ Gwyneth Davies ]

    The arrival of an attractive but penniless French Countess to Eaton Place brings a change of atmosphere. Richard smiles again for the first time since the death of Lady Marjorie. Gwyneth, the new under-housemaid, has romantic fantasies.

    b: 1 Dec 73 w: Fay Weldon d: Lionel Harris


  33. "Word of Honour"
    gs: John Horsley [ Jack Challen ], Edward Palmer [ Bunting ], Peter Cellier [ Henry Pritchett ], Kenneth Watson [ Arthur Naws ], Anthony Sharp [ Johnson Munby ], Geoffrey Lumsden [ Sir William Trevanion ], John Gabriel [ Reuben Chantry ], Alastair Hunter [ Sir Percy Devenish ]

    rc: Sir Geoffrey Dillon

    Businessman Jack Challen recommends some engineering shares to Richard. This becomes a public scandal when the shares soar in value. Sir Geoffrey Dillon is again called in to get the Bellamys out of trouble.

    b: 8 Dec 73 w: Anthony Skene d: Christopher Hodson


  34. "The Bolter"
    gs: Kate Coleridge [ Mrs Tewkesbury ], Richard Vernon [ Maj Cochrane-Danby ], Helen Lindsay [ Mrs Cochrane-Danby ], Anthony Ainley [ Lord Charles Gilmour ], John Flint [ Henry ], Elisabeth Day [ Cecile ], Anthony Dawes [ Breeze ], Tony Bateman [ Joseph ], Rachel Gibson [ Double for Meg Wynn Owen ]

    rc: Diana Newbury, Bunny Newbury

    James and Hazel attend a foxhunting weekend at a large country house. Hazel is persuaded to take part in a practical joke, which backfires, exposing James to ridicule and herself to personal danger, resulting in their first big fight.

    b: 15 Dec 73 w: John Hawkesworth d: Cyril Coke


  35. "Goodwill to All Men"
    gs: Cathleen Nesbitt [ Lady Southwold ], Jennifer McEvoy [ Mrs Peel ], Dan Gillan [ Bill ]

    rc: Georgina Worsley

    Over a quiet and formal Christmas at the Bellamy residence, Georgina befriends Daisy, the new under-house parlor-maid. While the servants make merry, the girls set out on a charitable adventure, with distressing consequences.

    b: 22 Dec 73 w: Alfred Shaughnessy & Deborah Mortimer d: Christopher Hodson


  36. "What the Footman Saw"
    gs: Bernard Archard [ Col Tewkesbury ], Walter Horsbrugh [ Trumper ], Thomas Heathcote [ Clough ], Anthony Ainley [ Lord Charles Gilmour ], Robin Sachs [ Robert ], David Goodland [ John ], Tony Bateman [ Joseph ], Frank Tregear [ Dillon's clerk ]

    rc: Sir Geoffrey Dillon, Lady Prudence Fairfax

    Butlers, footmen and valets of Belgravia habitually frequent the local pub, The Crown and Anchor. The pub is full when Edward describes to two friends something he witnessed at a country-house party. This lands him in trouble.

    b: 29 Dec 73 w: Jeremy Paul d: Cyril Coke


  37. "A Perfect Stranger"
    gs: Keith Barron [ Gregory Wilmot ], Mitzi McKenzie [ Teashop assistant ], Robin Ford [ Shipping clerk ], Julia Sutton [ Dorothy Mathews ], Robert McBain [ Hamish Mathews ], Joyce Windsor [ Mother ], Derek Chafer [ Tram conductor ], Diana Chapman [ Teashop waitress ], Colin Barrie [ Son ], Laurence Archer [ Second shipping clerk ], Jill Goldstone, Barbara Bermel, Lesley Hand, David Cleeve, Richard King & Roy Pearce [ Dancers ], Bill Povey, Julian Gaillard, Jock Cummings, Judd Proctor & Max Harris [ Musicians ]

    On her afternoon off, Rose meets a young Australian sheep farmer. The speed of Rose's blossoming romance bewilders the other servants. Rose considers marriage and a move to Australia.

    b: 5 Jan 74 w: Jeremy Paul d: Christopher Hodson


  38. "Distant Thunder"
    rc: Georgina Worsley

    Hazel Bellamy is in bed recovering from the loss of her first baby. James thoughtlessly consoles himself by escorting Georgina to a ball, leaving his father to provide the comfort Hazel needs. This creates undercurrents of tension and an explosive atmosphere in the household.

    b: 12 Jan 74 w: Alfred Shaughnessy d: Bill Bain


  39. "The Sudden Storm"
    gs: Frank Middlemass [ Albert Lyons ], Paul Alexander [ Hon Billy Lynton ], Raymond Barry [ Mr Lyons' friend ], Peter Honri [ Pierrot: Uncle Claude ], Paul Haley [ Pierrot: Uncle George ], Avril Fane [ Pierrot: Auntie Lil ]

    rc: Georgina Worsley

    Against the background of First World War patriotic excitement, Hazel treats all the servants to a Bank Holiday day at the seaside. But for Mrs Bridges, a growing relationship between her and a middle-aged admirer causes problems.

    b: 19 Jan 74 w: John Hawkesworth d: Bill Bain

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    4th Series 1974 : (set in 1914 to 1918)

  40. "A Patriotic Offering"
    gs: Joyce Heron [ Lady Berkhamstead ], Elma Soiron [ Mme Huguot ], Karen Glaser [ Mme Chargon ], Cyril Cross [ M Chargon ], Lala Lloyd [ Mrs Hollins ], Ian Hoare [ Jean-Paul ], Lisa Moss [ Celestine ]

    rc: Lady Prudence Fairfax, Georgina Worsley

    For the Bellamy household, the world is fast becoming a different place. The Great War has broken out. The family anxiously awaits news of James, who is away at war. Meanwhile, Lady Prudence persuades Hazel to take in a family of Belgian refugees.

    b: 14 Sep 74 w: Rosemary Anne Sisson d: Derek Bennett


  41. "News from the Front"
    gs: Barrie Cookson [ Col Buchanan ], Edward Underdown [ Gen Nesfield ], Miles Bennett [ Telegraph boy ], Ena Baga [ Kinema pianist ]

    rc: Sir Geoffrey Dillon

    James Bellamy, on leave from the Western Front, finds himself drawn into a discussion of the war. He describes at a dinner party, how the Army is desperately in need of guns and ammunition. Some of the guests pay very close attention.

    b: 21 Sep 74 w: John Hawkesworth d: Derek Bennett


  42. "The Beastly Hun"
    gs: Timothy Peters [ Lt Dennis Kemp ], Gertan Klauber [ Albert Schoenfeld ], Freda Dowie [ Maria Schoenfeld ], Robert Swann [ Medical Officer ], Giles Watling [ 2nd Lt James Marriott ], Keith Jayne [ Wilfred Schoenfeld ]

    rc: Georgina Worsley

    The bitter anti-German feeling generated by the sinking of the Lusitania causes the Bellamy servants to consider their own feelings when a local tradesman is found to be of German origin. Hazel discovers that Hudson has been spreading scare stories around the servants' hall and displaying an exaggerated hatred of Germans.

    b: 28 Sep 74 w: Jeremy Paul d: Bill Bain


  43. "Women shall not Weep"
    gs: Neville Barber [ Brig Gen Temple ], Dennis Blanch [ Pte Wallace ], James Woolley [ Capt Martin Adams ], Edward Hammond [ 2nd Lt Harry Gurney ], Barbara Atkinson [ Mrs Galloway ], Mel Churcher [ Angela Barclay ], Kevin Moran [ Sergeant ], Mike Fields [ Wounded Soldier ]

    rc: Georgina Worsley

    Edward and Daisy plan to marry while Edward is on leave. Georgina resolves to train as a VAD nurse. Ruby surprises everybody with her announcement that she is to leave Eaton Place to make munitions.

    b: 5 Oct 74 w: Alfred Shaughnessy d: Christopher Hodson


  44. "Tug of War"
    gs: Barrie Cookson [ Col Buchanan ], Christopher Good [ Capt Philip Hanning ], Valerie Lush [ Matron ], Mel Churcher [ Angela Barclay ], Betty England [ Mrs Carbury ], Betty Romaine [ Mrs Blaine ], Polly Williams [ Lady Violet Courtney ], Richenda Carey [ Head Nurse ]

    rc: Georgina Worsley

    James is on leave, depressed and frustrated with his staff job in the army. Hazel, understanding his longing to rejoin his regiment, decides to intercede.

    b: 12 Oct 74 w: Rosemary Anne Sisson d: Derek Bennett


  45. "Home Fires"
    gs: Keith Barron [ Gregory Wilmot ], Auriol Smith [ Mrs Lorimer ], John Lyons [ Charlie ], Julia Sutton [ Dorothy Matthews ], Robert McBain [ Hamish Mathews ], Audrey Joyce [ Mrs Ganton ]

    rc: Lady Prudence Fairfax

    Lady Prudence and Hazel disagree about a tea-party for wounded officers. Rose has an unexpected reunion with a farmer from Australia whom she met before the war, and almost married.

    b: 19 Oct 74 w: Jeremy Paul d: Bill Bain


  46. "If You Were The Only Girl In The World"
    gs: Joyce Heron [ Lady Berkhamstead ], Andrew Ray [ Lt Jack Dyson RFC ], Neville Hughes [ Lt Cmdr Rupert Machin ], Richard Owens [ Lt Bowman ], Celia Imrie [ Jenny ], Mel Churcher [ Angela Barclay ], Patricia Macrae [ Sister Menzies ], Venetia Maxwell [ Mrs Vowles ], Sarah Twist [ Lucy ], Brian Nolan [ Man ], Kenneth MacDonald [ Soldier ], William Ashley [ Patron ]

    rc: Lady Prudence Fairfax, Georgina Worsley

    At the tea-party for wounded officers, Hazel is attracted to a shy young officer and spends the remainder of his leave with him.

    b: 26 Oct 74 w: John Hawkesworth d: Raymond Menmuir


  47. "The Glorious Dead"
    gs: Eileen Way [ Mme Francini ], Helena McCarthy [ Mrs Speedwell ], Graham Leaman [ Mr Price ]

    The tragedy of war strikes at 165 Eaton Place, both upstairs and downstairs. The servants try to comfort a grieving Rose whose fiancé has been killed in battle. Meanwhile, Hazel deals with her own fears for her young airman.

    b: 2 Nov 74 w: Alfred Shaughnessy & Elizabeth Jane Howard d: Raymond Menmuir


  48. "Another Year"
    rc: Virginia Hamilton, Sir Geoffrey Dillon

    Edward comes back to Eaton Place on leave from the trenches. He is seriously affected by his experiences. Hazel learns that she has no prospect of seeing James in the near future.

    b: 9 Nov 74 w: Alfred Shaughnessy d: Cyril Coke


  49. "The Hero's Farewell"
    gs: Christopher Good [ Major Philip Hanning ], Robin Bailey [ Gerald Maitland ], Phyllida Law [ Lady Constance Weir ], Fanny Rowe [ Duchess of Mitcham ], Alfred Maron [ Carpenter ]

    rc: Lady Prudence Fairfax, Georgina Worsley

    Lady Prudence's charity matinee of historical tableaux is disrupted when a bomb falls on Eaton Place.

    b: 16 Nov 74 w: Rosemary Anne Sisson d: Bill Bain


  50. "Missing Believed Killed"
    gs: Brian Badcoe [ Surgeon Major Rice ], Celia Imrie [ Jenny ], Patricia Macrae [ Sister Menzies ], Ann Martin [ Nurse Wilkins ]

    rc: Georgina Worsley, Trooper Frederick Norton

    James's batman, Norton, returns from France with James's personal effects. He tells how they were separated during the battle when the enemy overran their lines, and how German soldiers had been reported shooting badly injured Allied troops. The question is answered when a dramatic message arrives from France.

    b: 23 Nov 74 w: Jeremy Paul d: Christopher Hodson


  51. "Facing Fearful Odds"
    gs: Richard Reeves [ Michael Hamilton ], Hilary Minster [ Lt Lightfoot, RN ], Lawrence Harrington [ Ch Petty Off Webb ], Anthony Nash [ President of the Court ], Peter Whitaker [ Judge Advocate ]

    rc: Virginia Hamilton, Sir Geoffrey Dillon

    Hazel has befriended Virginia Hamilton, young and attractive widow. Then Richard learns that Mrs Hamilton's young son, Michael, a sub-lieutenant in the Royal Navy, is to be court-martialed

    b: 30 Nov 74 w: John Hawkesworth d: Raymond Menmuir


  52. "Peace out of Pain"
    gs: Anthony Woodruff [ Dr Foley ]

    rc: Georgina Worsley, Virginia Hamilton

    All the members of the Bellamy household are at home again as the Great War comes to a close. Richard proposes to Virginia, with whom he has fallen in love. James is still weak and recovering at home from his war wounds. Hazel becomes seriously ill with a flu virus.

    b: 7 Dec 74 w: Alfred Shaughnessy d: Christopher Hodson

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    5th Series 1975 : (set in 1919 to 1930)

  53. "On With the Dance"
    gs: Karen Dotrice [ Lily Hawkins ], Anne Yarker [ Alice Hamilton ], Jonathan Seely [ William Hamilton ]

    rc: Georgina Worsley, Virginia Bellamy, Trooper Frederick Norton

    World War One is over and 165 Eaton Place moves into the Twenties. Richard plans for his future with his new wife, Virginia. The servants below stairs begin to wonder about their security. Edward and Daisy return to Eaton Place to discover that things have changed.

    b: 7 Sep 75 w: Alfred Shaughnessy d: Bill Bain


  54. "A Place in the World"
    gs: Michael Logan [ Arthur Knowles ], Karen Dotrice [ Lily Hawkins ], Ann Mitchell [ Militant Woman ], Jay Neill [ First heckler ], Jack Le White [ Second heckler ], Derek Martin [ Third heckler ], Una Brandon-Jones [ Mother ], Brian Nolan [ Fourth heckler ]

    rc: Sir Geoffrey Dillon, Virginia Bellamy, Trooper Frederick Norton

    James has been invalided out of the Army and is seeking a worthwhile occupation. He decides to follow in his father's footsteps and enter politics.

    b: 14 Sep 75 w: Jeremy Paul d: Christopher Hodson


  55. "Laugh a Little Louder Please"
    gs: Shirley Cain [ Miss Treadwell ], Madeleine Cannon [ Lady Dolly Hale ], Osmund Bullock [ Robin Eliott ], Trevor Ray [ Hon Tommy Spenton ], Karen Dotrice [ Lily Hawkins ], Anne Yarker [ Alice Hamilton ], Jonathan Seely [ William Hamilton ], Marsha Fitzalan [ Party guest ], Julia Schofield [ Party guest ], Victor Langley [ Party guest ], Nicholas Hunter [ Party guest ]

    rc: Georgina Worsley, Diana Newbury, Trooper Frederick Norton, Bunny Newbury

    James and Georgina, caught up in the hysterical gaiety of the early Twenties, give a wild fancy-dress party which ends in tragedy. The new governess is due to arrive on the same day.

    b: 21 Sep 75 w: Rosemary Anne Sisson d: Derek Bennett


  56. "The Joy Ride"
    gs: Karen Dotrice [ Lily Hawkins ]

    rc: Virginia Bellamy, Lady Prudence Fairfax, Trooper Frederick Norton

    James takes his attractive young stepmother flying and anxiety grips the entire household when they are reported missing.

    b: 28 Sep 75 w: Alfred Shaughnessy d: Bill Bain


  57. "Wanted - A Good Home"
    gs: Shirley Cain [ Miss Treadwell ], Jonathan Seely [ William Hamilton ], Peter Forest [ Bert ], Tracey Childs [ Jennifer Chivers ], Anne Yarker [ Alice Hamilton ]

    rc: Virginia Bellamy, Trooper Frederick Norton

    Virginia's son goes off to boarding-school and her daughter acquires both a governess and a puppy. The result is a major upset in the Bellamy household.

    b: 5 Oct 75 w: John Hawkesworth d: Christopher Hodson


  58. "An Old Flame"
    gs: Georgina Hale [ Violet Marshall ], Karen Dotrice [ Lily Hawkins ], Tom Chatto [ Waiter ], Mike McKenzie [ Pianist ], John Caesar [ Policeman ]

    rc: Diana Newbury, Bunny Newbury

    James is still bored and unsettled. An old flame is rekindled when he bumps into Diana Newbury in a London club. When James tells her that he is about to go off on a golfing holiday, Diana asks if she can join him there.

    b: 12 Oct 75 w: John Hawkesworth d: Derek Bennett


  59. "Disillusion"
    gs: Karen Dotrice [ Lily Hawkins ]

    rc: Georgina Worsley, Virginia Bellamy, Trooper Frederick Norton

    When Hudson is seen at the Wembley Exhibition in the company of Lily, the housemaid, a serious household crisis develops. His future as butler is threatened. Meanwhile, Georgina returns from her trip to America.

    b: 19 Oct 75 w: Alfred Shaughnessy d: Bill Bain


  60. "Such A Lovely Man"
    gs: Robert Hardy [ Sir Guy Paynter ], Polly Adams [ Mrs Polly Merivale ], John Normington [ Herbert Turner ], Leonard Kavanagh [ Parsons ], Stephen Ismay [ Footman ]

    rc: Virginia Bellamy, Lady Prudence Fairfax, Trooper Frederick Norton

    Richard is anxious to be appointed to the post of Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs. He thinks that the influential millionaire Sir Guy Paynter may be able to help him, so he asks Virginia to invite him to lunch. Events create a social dilemma for the Bellamys.

    b: 26 Oct 75 w: Rosemary Anne Sisson d: Christopher Hodson


  61. "The Nine Days Wonder"
    gs: Martin Wimbush [ Andrew Bouverie ], Tommy Wright [ Picket leader ], John Breslin [ Len Finch ], Roy Pattison [ Arnold Thompson ]

    rc: Lady Prudence Fairfax, Georgina Worsley, Trooper Frederick Norton

    The chaos of the 1926 General Strike divides the Bellamy household. James thinks the strike will turn into an armed revolution and Hudson experiences difficulty in maintaining discipline below stairs.

    b: 2 Nov 75 w: Jeremy Paul d: Simon Langton


  62. "The Understudy"
    gs: Anthony Woodruff [ Dr Foley ], André Charisse [ M Fleuriau ], Barbara Bolton [ Mme Fleuriau ], Natalie Caron [ Simone Fleuriau ], Philip Webb [ Lord Swanbourne ], Lorna Kilner [ Lady Swanbourne ], Roy Knight & David Nicoll [ Ambulance men ]

    rc: Georgina Worsley, Trooper Frederick Norton

    The French Ambassador and his wife are due to dine at Eaton Place. With Virginia now away, it is left to Georgina to play hostess. When Hudson is taken ill the night before the dinner party, an understudy is needed below stairs as well.

    b: 9 Nov 75 w: Jeremy Paul d: James Ormerod


  63. "Alberto"
    gs: Madeleine Cannon [ Lady Dolly Hale ], Seymour Green [ Paul Marvin ], Rowland Davies [ Assistant director ]

    rc: Lady Prudence Fairfax, Georgina Worsley, Trooper Frederick Norton

    Georgina's friendship with a wild society girl leads to an ugly scene when she introduces Georgina to a film producer. Frederick leaves Eaton Place.

    b: 16 Nov 75 w: Alfred Shaughnessy d: Christopher Hodson


  64. "Will Ye No Come Back Again"
    gs: Jack Watson [ Mckay ], Georgine Anderson [ Mrs Mckay ], Kenneth Ward [ Double for Gordon Jackson ]

    rc: Georgina Worsley

    When Richard borrows a fishing lodge in the Highlands, the servants at Eaton Place suffer an atmosphere which brings James's feelings for Georgina to a head. Meanwhile, Hudson investigates strange behavior in the Highlands.

    b: 23 Nov 75 w: Rosemary Anne Sisson d: Bill Bain


  65. "Joke Over"
    gs: Anthony Andrews [ Lord Robert, Marquis of Stockbridge ], Madeleine Cannon [ Lady Dolly Hale ], Nigel Havers [ Peter Dinmont ], Patsy Blower [ Ethel ], Terence Bayler [ Darrow Morton ], Barry Stanton [ PC Burridge ], Bernard Barnsley [ Mr Smith ], Robert Hartley [ Coroner ], Daphne Lawson [ Mrs Smith ], Kenneth Thornet [ Foreman of jury ], Sue Crossland [ Double for Lesley-Anne Down ]

    rc: Georgina Worsley, Virginia Bellamy, Sir Geoffrey Dillon

    Georgina's renewed association with a group of irresponsible young socialites leads to a tragic accident and a serious family row.

    b: 30 Nov 75 w: Rosemary Anne Sisson d: Bill Bain


  66. "Noblesse Oblige"
    gs: Ursula Howells [ Duchess of Buckminster ], Anthony Andrews [ Lord Robert, Marquis of Stockbridge ], Elaine Donnelly [ Mabel ], Joan Sanderson [ Mrs Waddilove ], Deddie Davies [ Mrs Tibbitt ], Frank Duncan [ Wireless announcer ]

    rc: Georgina Worsley

    Georgina falls in love with one of her new admirers, Robert Stockbridge. But his social position and family background make their future happiness uncertain. Downstairs a new maid begins work.

    b: 7 Dec 75 w: John Hawkesworth d: Cyril Coke


  67. "All the King's Horses"
    gs: Pippa Page [ Mary ], Lindsay Campbell [ Insp Rodwell ]

    rc: Virginia Bellamy, Georgina Worsley

    James returns from America stricken with share fever and a renewed enthusiasm and hope for the future. But events change the course of his life when he invests all of Rose's money in the stock-market.

    b: 14 Dec 75 w: Jeremy Paul d: Simon Langton


  68. "Whither Shall I Wander?"
    gs: Ursula Howells [ Duchess of Buckminster ], Anthony Andrews [ Lord Robert, Marquis of Stockbridge ], Anne Yarker [ Alice Hamilton ]

    rc: Georgina Worsley, Sir Geoffrey Dillon, Virginia Bellamy, Lady Prudence Fairfax

    James's death throws everyone into turmoil, especially Georgina. Eaton Place is to be sold to help pay off some of James's creditors.

    b: 21 Dec 75 w: John Hawkesworth d: Bill Bain

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