Upstairs, Downstairs

Upstairs, Downstairs is a British television drama series originally produced by London Weekend Television and revived by the BBC. It ran on ITV in 68 episodes divided into five series from 1971 to 1975.

Set in a large townhouse in Edwardian, First World War and interwar Belgravia in London, the series depicts the lives of the servants "downstairs" and their masters—the family "upstairs". Great events feature prominently in the episodes but minor or gradual changes are also noted. The series stands as a document of the social and technological changes that occurred between 1903 and 1930.

The series follows the lives of both the family and the servants in the London townhouse at 165 Eaton Place. Richard Bellamy, the head of the household, is a member of Parliament, and his wife a member of the titled aristocracy. Belowstairs, Hudson, the Scottish butler directs and guides the other servants about their tasks and (sometimes) their proper place. Real-life events from 1903-1930 are incorporated into the stories of the Bellamy household.

Network: ITV
Country: United Kingdom
Release date: 1971-10-10
Genres: Drama
Cast
Gordon Jackson
Mr. Angus Hudson
Jean Marsh
Rose Buck
Mrs. Kate Bridges
Christopher Beeny
Mr. Edward Barnes
Ruby Finch
Simon Williams
Major James Rupert Bellamy, MC
Gareth Hunt
Frederick Norton
Hannah Gordon
Lady Virginia Hamilton Bellamy, Viscountess Bellamy of Haversham
Jacqueline Tong
Daisy Peel Barnes
Lady Prudence Fairfax
Lesley-Anne Down
Georgina Worsley
Meg Wynn Owen
Hazel Patricia Forrest Bellamy
Nicola Pagett
Elizabeth Bellamy Kirbridge Wallace
Miss Maude Roberts
Pauline Collins
Sarah Moffat
Lady Marjorie Helen Sybil Talbot-Carey Bellamy
Sir Geoffrey Dillon
Richard Pemberton Bellamy, Viscount Bellamy of Haversham