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Manor House
"They are constantly saying upstairs that they understand how downstairs feel
but they haven't really got a clue"
THE PROJECT|THE HOUSE|THE PEOPLE|EDWARDIAN LIFE|YOU IN 1905|TREATS|SNOB QUIZ
Antonia
Upstairs
Sir John and Lady Olliff-Cooper have their own separate bedrooms
more...
Downstairs
Kenny the hallboy sleeps in the servants corridor
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"I said to Avril – I need some toothpaste for my room...She said it's that pink powder on the sideboard just by the basin. And I thought that was actually talcum powder. I've been putting in on my feet!"
Mister Jonathan
About the Series:
Episode Guide

Episode One: 'Upstairs Downstairs'
The servants and family arrive at the house, and come up against a strict Edwardian hierarchy

Episode Two: 'Up to Scratch'
The household faces its first big test: a dinner party

Episode Three: 'The Servants Revolt'
While Sir John and Lady Olliff-Cooper prepare for a fete, the servants are struggling with the workload

Episode Four: 'Cold Comfort'
While Manderston hosts a shooting party, an affair is discovered going on below stairs

Episode Five: 'Home and Empire'
The household's biggest test yet: a Ball on the theme of the British Empire

Episode Six: 'Winners and Losers'
With just a week to go until everyone has to leave the house it's time for reflection upstairs and a loosening of the rules downstairs.

 

 


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