Upstairs Downstairs

Cast and Credits


  • Lady Agnes HollandKeeley Hawes
  • Sir Hallam HollandEd Stoppard
  • Rose BuckJean Marsh
  • Lady Maud HollandEileen Atkins
  • Lady PersieClaire Foy
  • Mrs. ThackerayAnne Reid
  • Mr. AmanjitArt Malik
  • Mr. PritchardAdrian Scarborough
  • Harry SpargoNeil Jackson
  • Ivy MorrisEllie Kendrick
  • Johnny ProudeNico Mirallegro
  • Rachel PerlmutterHelen Bradbury
  • Duke of KentBlake Ritson
  • Anthony EdenAnthony Calf
  • Mrs. SimpsonEmma Clifford
  • RibbentropEdward Baker-Duly
  • Mrs. ProudeCaroline O'Neill
  • MatronSadie Shimmin
  • FranklinJack Bannell
  • InstructressSarah Crowden
  • Dr. GascoineIan Barritt
  • Lotte PerlmutterAlexia James
  • Nanny LyonsGemma Churchill
  • Cecil BeatonChristopher Harper
  • Esmond HarmsworthRichard Teverson
  • NurseEmily Bowker
  • PamelaSarah Gordy

Production Credits

Editor's Note: All crew members worked on all episodes except where numbers listed to the right of the name indicate otherwise.

  • Written and created byHeidi Thomas
  • Originally created byJean Marsh
    Eileen Atkins
    John Hawkesworth
    John Whitney
  • 1st Assistant DirectorCherry Gould
  • 2nd Assistant DirectorLucy Egerton
  • 3rd Assistant DirectorLaura De Selincourt
    Natalie Allin (3)
    Jenny Morgan (3)
  • Location ManagersNicky James (1)
    Ben Harvey
  • Unit ManagerRichard Pullen
  • Production ManagerSam Baker
  • Production Management AssistantClaire Rees
  • Script EditorElizabeth Kilgarriff
  • Script SupervisorLlinos Wyn Jones
  • Camera OperatorJeremy Hiles
  • Focus PullersTobias Eedy
  • Clapper LoaderJohn Evans
    Simon Surtees (2)
  • GripSimon Fogg
  • Assistant GripBobby Williams
  • Boom SwingerMarc Walters
  • GafferBrandon Evans
  • Best BoySteve Roberts
  • ElectriciansRussell Tanne
    Steve Tateham
    Colin Vinton
    Terry Townsend
  • Art DirectorDavid Hindle
  • Set DecoratorJulia Castle
  • Standby Art DirectorBeverley Gerard
  • Assistant DesignerLeon McCarthy
  • Assistant Art DirectorLaochlainn Fotheringham
  • Graphic ArtistAmy Merry
  • Petty Cash BuyerRebecca White
  • Art Department AssistantHeather Gordon
  • Storyboard ArtistGraham Wyn Jones (2)
  • Home EconomistLisa Heathcote
  • Standby CarpenterGareth Thomas
  • Standby RiggerKeith Freeman
  • Standby PainterDavid Tremlett
  • Props MasterNick Thomas
  • Dressing PropsJames Brooker
    Joseph Craig
  • Standby PropsJulia Challis
    Silas Williams
  • Construction ManagerAlan Chesters
  • Scenic ArtistJohn Pinkerton
  • Costume SupervisorGiles Gale
  • Costume AssistantKelly-Ann Mclaughlin
    Lizzie Moul
    Emma Moore
  • Makeup and Hair ArtistsSam Denyer
    Richard Muller
    Pippa Woods
  • Casting AssociateAlice Purser
  • Assistant EditorCarmen Sanchez Roberts
  • Post Production SupervisorsChris Blatchford
  • Post Production CoordinatorVickie Mansell
  • Post Production CoordinatorMarie Brown
  • OrchestratorAndrew Skeet (3)
  • Music MixerGareth Williams (3)
  • Dubbing MixerTim Ricketts
  • Dialogue EditorDoug Sinclair
  • Sound Effects EditorPaul Jefferies
  • Foley EditorWill Everett
    Jamie Talbutt (2)
  • On-line EditorGeraint Pari Huws
  • TitlesTom Hingston Studio
  • ColoristGareth Spensley
  • ComposerDaniel Pemberton
  • Theme Composed byAlexander Faris
  • Casting DirectorAndy Pryor, CDG
  • Production ExecutiveJulie Scott
  • Production AccountantCeri Tothill
  • Special EffectsMTFX
  • Visual EffectsCraig Higgins
  • Sound RecordistGareth Meirion Thomas
  • Costume DesignerAmy Roberts
  • Makeup DesignerChristine Allsopp
  • EditorUna Ni Dhonghaile
    Caroline Limmer (3)
  • Production DesignerEve Stewart
  • Director of PhotographyAdam Suschitzky
  • Associate ProducerCatrin Lewis Defis
  • Line ProducerDebbi Slater
  • ProducerNikki Wilson
  • Directed byEuros Lyn
    Saul Metzstein (3)
  • Executive Producer WGBHRebecca Eaton
  • Executive ProducersPiers Wenger
    Heidi Thomas
    Kate Harwood

A co-production of BBC Wales and WGBH Boston

© 2010 BBC


  • Hosted byLaura Linney
  • Senior Post Production DirectorErin Delaney
  • Business ManagerDeb Gibbs
  • Writer/Senior EditorKathleen Cahill
  • Office CoordinatorLisa Lokshin
  • Production AssistantTsering Yangzom
  • Online EditorSpencer Gentry
  • Visual Effects/Sound DesignPaul Sanni
  • Series GraphicsPrologue
  • Series Open DesignKyle Cooper
  • Series ThemeMan Made Music
  • PublicityEllen Dockser
    Olivia Wong
  • Senior ProducerSusanne Simpson
  • Senior ProducerSteven Ashley
  • Executive ProducerRebecca Eaton

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Masterpiece has been presented on PBS by WGBH since 1971. The series is closed-captioned for deaf and hard-of-hearing viewers by The Caption Center at WGBH. A special narration track is added to the series by Descriptive Video Service® (DVS®), a service of WGBH to provide access to people who are blind or visually impaired.

Web Credits for Upstairs Downstairs

  • Executive EditorSteven Ashley
  • Senior ProducerBruce Kohl
  • ProducersBarrett Brountas
    Sarah Grafman
  • Senior DesignerJessica Sun Lee
  • Assistant Production DesignerCassandra Sell
  • Senior DeveloperMolly Frey
  • Project ManagerMarisa Nopakun
  • Producer, Streaming VideoAnna Fort
  • Unit Manager, WGBH InteractiveAmy Stahl

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