The Resource Upstairs downstairs, Series 2, Discs 1-2, producer, John Hawkesworth, (videorecording)

Upstairs downstairs, Series 2, Discs 1-2, producer, John Hawkesworth, (videorecording)

Label
Upstairs downstairs, Series 2, Discs 1-2
Title
Upstairs downstairs
Title number
Series 2
Title part
Discs 1-2
Statement of responsibility
producer, John Hawkesworth
Title variation
Upstairs downstairs
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A spectacular critical and ratings success when first transmitted, more than thirty years later Upstairs, Downstairs still maintains its position as one of the major sucess stories of British television. Upstairs, the Bellamy family negotiated the scandals and successes of the English aristocracy. Downstairs, their loyal and lively servants showed far less reserve when confronting the challenges of their lives. Together their stories created a world of drama. Take a journey back to 165 Eaton Place and relive this classic series brought to life on DVD. Featuring endearing and memorable performances from Jean Marsh (Rose), Gordon Jackson (Hudson), Angela Baddeley (Mrs. Bridges) and Pauline Collins (Sarah) and was produced by the legendary John Hawkesworth (The Dutchess of Duke Street, The Jeremy Brett Sherlock Holmes Stories)
Cataloging source
VHOB
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Produced by John Hawkesworth ; written by Fay Weldon
Intended audience
Parental Guidance Recommended for Persons under 15 years. Mild themes
Language note
In English
PerformerNote
Pauline Collins, Gordon Jackson, Jean Marsh, David Langton, Simon Williams, Nicola Pagett, Rachael Gurney
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1940-
  • 1920-
  • 1923-1990
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Marsh, Jean
  • Collins, Pauline
  • Hawkesworth, John
  • Jackson, Gordon
  • Weldon, Fay
  • Granada Television
  • Time Life
  • Granada International
Runtime
150
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Television programs
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Upstairs downstairs, Series 2, Discs 1-2, producer, John Hawkesworth, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Episodes 1-7
Contents
  • The new man -- A pair of exiles -- Married love -- Whom god hath joined -- Guest of honour -- The property of the lady -- Your obedient servant
  • The New Man : After returning from their honeymoon in Vienna, Elizabeth and Lawrence set up home in Greenwich, with Rose from Eaton Place. A young Welshman, Thomas Watkins, is employed as Lawrence's manservant. -- A Pair of Exiles : The affair between James, who is in mounting debt and in trouble with his regiment, and Sarah, the housemaid turned actress, comes to a head when she discovers she is pregnant, and Sir Geoffrey Dillon is brought in to sort out the problem. -- Married Love : Elizabeth and Lawrence's marriage continues to deteriorate with Lawrence refusing to consummate it, and Lawrence confides in his publisher, Sir Edwin Partridge, who agrees to satisfy Elizabeth's needs. -- Whom God Hath Joined : It's Christmas 1908, and while Elizabeth is at Eaton Place with her parents, Lawrence is at his aunt's. It is not long before the truth about their marriage, and her pregnancy, comes out and again Sir Geoffrey Dillon is brought in to find a solution. Guest of Honour : There is excitement at Eaton Place as The King, accompanied by Mrs Keppel, comes to dinner. However, in the middle of the evening Sarah arrives and goes into labour with James' child. -- The Property of a Lady : An Irishman called Dooley arrives claiming to have love letters written by Lady Marjorie to Captain Hammond, who has been killed in action, and he is demanding a high price for them, and Thomas and Sarah are left to sort the situation out. -- Your Obedient Servant : Richard's brother, Arthur, comes to stay at Eaton Place at the same time as Hudson's brother, a successfull bridge builder, and his family are visiting London. While Hudson tries to impress his brother, Arthur Bellamy does his best to discover what Hudson's 'secret' is
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
2 videodiscs (DVD) (ca. 338 min.)
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
USR 01 02
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) a577162
System details
DVD region 4 ; PAL
Label
Upstairs downstairs, Series 2, Discs 1-2, producer, John Hawkesworth, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Episodes 1-7
Contents
  • The new man -- A pair of exiles -- Married love -- Whom god hath joined -- Guest of honour -- The property of the lady -- Your obedient servant
  • The New Man : After returning from their honeymoon in Vienna, Elizabeth and Lawrence set up home in Greenwich, with Rose from Eaton Place. A young Welshman, Thomas Watkins, is employed as Lawrence's manservant. -- A Pair of Exiles : The affair between James, who is in mounting debt and in trouble with his regiment, and Sarah, the housemaid turned actress, comes to a head when she discovers she is pregnant, and Sir Geoffrey Dillon is brought in to sort out the problem. -- Married Love : Elizabeth and Lawrence's marriage continues to deteriorate with Lawrence refusing to consummate it, and Lawrence confides in his publisher, Sir Edwin Partridge, who agrees to satisfy Elizabeth's needs. -- Whom God Hath Joined : It's Christmas 1908, and while Elizabeth is at Eaton Place with her parents, Lawrence is at his aunt's. It is not long before the truth about their marriage, and her pregnancy, comes out and again Sir Geoffrey Dillon is brought in to find a solution. Guest of Honour : There is excitement at Eaton Place as The King, accompanied by Mrs Keppel, comes to dinner. However, in the middle of the evening Sarah arrives and goes into labour with James' child. -- The Property of a Lady : An Irishman called Dooley arrives claiming to have love letters written by Lady Marjorie to Captain Hammond, who has been killed in action, and he is demanding a high price for them, and Thomas and Sarah are left to sort the situation out. -- Your Obedient Servant : Richard's brother, Arthur, comes to stay at Eaton Place at the same time as Hudson's brother, a successfull bridge builder, and his family are visiting London. While Hudson tries to impress his brother, Arthur Bellamy does his best to discover what Hudson's 'secret' is
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
2 videodiscs (DVD) (ca. 338 min.)
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
USR 01 02
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) a577162
System details
DVD region 4 ; PAL

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