Upstairs, Downstairs

(DVD - 2002)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Upstairs, Downstairs
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A saga of life and love in an aristocratec household of Edwardian England.
Statement of Responsibility: London Weekend Television ; series created by Sagitta Productions Ltd. in association with Jean Marsh and Eileen Atkins ; producer, John Hawkesworth ; directors, Raymond Menmuir and others
Title: Upstairs, downstairs
Publisher: [New York] : A&E ; [United States] : Distributed by New Video, 2002
Characteristics: 20 videodiscs : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Sold by: A&E Distributed by New Video
Notes: Originally broadcast on television: c1972-1975
Seasons issued originally in four separate discs were packaged into two parts with two discs each. Some sets are numbered differently, for example, Complete 4th season, vol. 1-4 as discs 13-16. See ISBN field for season disc numbers
Contents: Discs 1-4. Complete first season
Discs 5-8. Complete second season
Discs 9-12. Complete third season
Discs 13-16. Complete fourth season
Discs 17-20. Complete fifth season
Credits: Writers, Fay Weldon and others ; music, Alexander Faris ; script editor, Alfred Shaughnessy.
Performers: Angela Baddeley, Pauline Collins, Hannah Gordon ... [et al.].
Summary: A saga of life and love in an aristocratec household of Edwardian England.
System Details: DVD
Subject Headings: Aristocracy (Social class) Great Britain Drama Television programs Great Britain Great Britain Social life and customs 20th century Drama
Topical Term: Aristocracy (Social class)
Television programs
Publisher No: AAE-70616--AAE-70625
AAE-74081 (complete series : box)
ISBN: 0767087372
Branch Call Number: DVD TV U
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First aired during the 1970s and depicts life in a London townhouse (masters and servants) between the years 1903 to 1930. It is a wonderful show, but be prepared to spend hours watching it. I watched one to three episodes five days a week, and it still took me three months!

A classic British series, that not only turned Masterpiece Theater into must watch TV in the mid-70s but also ignited a love of all things British in the U.S. A small series at first (the first episodes are in b&w) it was created by actresses Jean Marsh and Eileen Atkins. It is the story of t... Read More »

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Jan 08, 2014
  • tazz3 rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

I watched the first disk and couldn't bring my self to the
other. was nothing like
Downton Abbey

Jul 12, 2013
  • westcoast11 rated this: 1.5 stars out of 5.

I love all things British. I wanted to enjoy this series. I watched the first 3 discs, but couldn't stand it any longer. Is it that difficult to create dynamic characters, intriguing plot, and a decent stage setting? I think not. There are far better British shows & books to enjoy.


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