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A Far Away Country About Which We Know Nothing
aired: Tue, Oct 9, 2012
As 165 Eaton Place reopens its doors, two new arrivals make their mark. But whilst Sir Hallam's
Tue 03 Apr 2012
aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012
Elizabeth leaves Karekin, and James returns from India with his new fiancée, Phyllis. A birthday celebration for Lady Marjorie gets interrupted by a surprise visit and sad news.
Mon 02 Apr 2012
aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012
Lady Persie’s life has become increasingly complex, as she continues her illicit affair and pursues her right-wing political interests. Meanwhile, Lady Agnes prepares for motherhood by having her picture taken by celebrated photographer Cecil Beaton and Sir Hallam finds himself dragged into the abdication crisis facing the monarchy and makes a discovery that will change his life forever.
6. Somewhere Over the Rainbow
aired: Sun, Mar 25, 2012
On the eve of war, Beryl and Harry face a race against time to get married. Meanwhile, Mr Pritchard makes a decision which throws the running of 165 into chaos until an old face lends a helping hand. And as Lady Agnes returns to London, a dark discovery has explosive consequences for all inside Eaton Place and changes the landscape forever...
5. The Last Waltz
aired: Sun, Mar 18, 2012
As 165 Eaton Place prepares for the Annual Servant's Ball, Mr Pritchard enjoys a romance with fellow servant Miss Whisset, and starts to wonder if there's more to life than service. With war looming, Harry has a proposition for Beryl, however a shock revelation threatens to thwart their plans. Meanwhile, Sir Hallam is about to discover just how destructive his actions have been...
4. All the Things You Are
aired: Sun, Mar 11, 2012
Harry's desire to impress Beryl leads him and Johnny into the world of boxing and, as their big fight draws ever closer, the boys are determined to reign victorious. Upstairs, as she and Sir Hallam drift further apart, Lady Agnes is reacquainted with a familiar face who shows her an exciting world away from 165 Eaton Place.
3. A Perfect Specimen of Womanhood
aired: Sun, Mar 4, 2012
Blanche comes face to face with her former lover when a scandalous novel is published and, when the passion between the pair reignites, begins to consider a life away from Eaton Place. Downstairs, Beryl's decision to take a stand causes serious ructions to the running of the house until a familiar face offers wise words.
2. The Love That Pays the Price
aired: Sun, Feb 26, 2012
Lady Agnes catches the eye of charismatic American millionaire Caspar Landry but, as she and Sir Hallam look to their future, a tragic turn of events leaves their promised dreams - and a close family member - in jeopardy. Downstairs, Mrs Thackeray makes a momentous decision, which throws the running of the house into chaos.
1. A Far Away Country About Which We Know Nothing
aired: Sun, Feb 19, 2012
As 165 Eaton Place reopens its doors, two new arrivals make their mark. But while Sir Hallam's forthright aunt Blanche disrupts life upstairs, feisty new maid Beryl struggles to adjust to life in service. Meanwhile, Lady Agnes' concern for her children reveals a dark secret about Mr Pritchard and Sir Hallam's preoccupation with burgeoning Nazi Germany leads him into dangerous waters.
Watch Upstairs, Downstairs episodes from 2011
3. The Cuckoo
aired: Sun, Apr 24, 2011
Lady Persie's life has become increasingly complex, as she continues her illicit affair and pursues her right-wing political interests. Meanwhile, Lady Agnes prepares for motherhood by having her picture taken by celebrated photographer Cecil Beaton and Sir Hallam finds himself dragged into the abdication crisis facing the monarchy and makes a discovery that will change his life forever.
2. The Ladybird
aired: Sun, Apr 17, 2011
It is five months since the Holland's moved into Eaton Place, and Rose is officially installed as housekeeper, while Lady Agnes has maneuvered the house to the center of London society. But storm clouds are gathering in Europe, Lady Persie falls under the spell of Oswald Mosley and his radical political views. Meanwhile, the servants are intrigued by a mysterious new addition to the household.
1. The Fledgling
aired: Sun, Apr 10, 2011
It is January 1936 and diplomat Sir Hallam and Lady Agnes Holland move into 165 Eaton Place, closely followed by his widowed mother and her wayward sister. But they also need a full serving staff, for which Lady Agnes turns to an agency run by none other than Rose Buck, who used to work at the house. But the arrival of an unwelcome guest puts a strain on relations both, upstairs and downstairs.
Watch Upstairs, Downstairs episodes from 1975
16. Whither Shall I Wander?
aired: Sun, Dec 21, 1975
Summer 1930. Eaton Place is sold, and James's debt means Georgina inherits nothing. Will Robert return for her after all? As the saga ends, upstairs and downstairs go their separate ways.
15. All the King's Horses
aired: Sun, Dec 14, 1975
October 1929. Home after making a killing on Wall Street, James urges the Bellamy household to get on the gravy train, and Rose trusts James to invest for her.
14. Noblesse Oblige
aired: Sun, Dec 7, 1975
Summer 1929. Georgina and Robert want to marry. His parents agree, with a catch: the pair must not see each other for a time. Downstairs, Mrs. Bridges and Ruby are at odds.
13. Joke Over
aired: Sun, Nov 30, 1975
Summer 1928. Georgina's out-of-control behavior causes more trouble for the Bellamys. When a joyride proves fatal, Lord Robert Stockbridge comes to Georgina's aid.
12. Will Ye No' Come Back Again?
aired: Sun, Nov 23, 1975
On a household holiday in the Scottish Highlands, Hudson confronts a poacher. James reveals his feelings for Georgina, but when she doesn't return his ardor, he leaves abruptly for America.
aired: Sun, Nov 16, 1975
June 1927. James takes Lady Prudence to Ascot. Georgina's friendship with Lady Dolly Hale, a wild society girl, leads to an ugly scene and the departure of a key servant.
10. The Understudy
aired: Sun, Nov 9, 1975
September 1926. Eaton Place hosts an important dinner party for the French ambassador. When Hudson falls ill, someone must take his place, causing a crisis downstairs.
9. The Nine Days Wonder
aired: Sun, Nov 2, 1975
May 1926. Britain's General Strike of 1926 rattles the Bellamy household. Lord Richard is dismayed, James takes a job as a bus conductor, and Hudson struggles to keep order downstairs.
8. Such a Lovely Man
aired: Sun, Oct 26, 1975
Summer 1925. Seeking an important government post, Lord Richard courts influential millionaire Sir Guy Paynter. But Guy is more interested in Virginia. Meanwhile, Ruby has a suitor.
aired: Sun, Oct 19, 1975
Spring 1924. Georgina returns from America with news of Elizabeth. Hudson stuns the household when he falls in love with Lily, a young house maid, and gives notice.
6. An Old Flame
aired: Sun, Oct 12, 1975
Spring 1923. Bored with life, James takes up with his best friend's wife. When they spend a weekend together in a cottage, the Bellamys barely avert a scandal.
5. Wanted--A Good Home
aired: Sun, Oct 5, 1975
Spring 1922. Virginia's son goes to boarding school, and her daughter gets a puppy. The imperious new governess is not pleased, and soon Eaton Place is in an uproar.
4. The Joy Ride
aired: Sun, Sep 28, 1975
Autumn 1921. James buys a small airplane and takes his young stepmother for a spin. When the plane disappears, the household prepares for the worst and the press has a field day.
3. Laugh a Little Louder Please
aired: Sun, Sep 21, 1975
Summer 1921. The Viscount and her Ladyship travel for their honeymoon. While they're away, Georgina throws a wild party at Eaton Place that ends in tragedy.
2. A Place in the World
aired: Sun, Sep 14, 1975
February 1920. Medically discharged from the army, James enters politics but refuses any guidance from his father. Also striking out on their own, Edward and Daisy have left service but are struggling to survive.
1. On with the Dance
aired: Sun, Sep 7, 1975
Summer 1919. Upstairs, Lord and Lady Bellamy make plans to leave Eaton Place. Downstairs, the servants fear for their jobs. Fortunately, Virginia's young children save the day.
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13. Peace out of Pain
aired: Sat, Dec 7, 1974
Lord Richard proposes to Virginia Hamilton. James is sullen and difficult, especially with Hazel. London rejoices when the armistice is declared, but Eaton Place experiences one more tragedy.
12. Facing Fearful Odds
aired: Sat, Nov 30, 1974
When young widow Virginia Hamilton learns that her son is to be court-martialed, she asks Lord Richard for help. Edward goes into hiding to avoid being sent back to France.
11. Missing Believed Killed
aired: Sat, Nov 23, 1974
Is James alive or dead? A message arrives from the military hospital where Georgina is working. Hazel and Lord Richard travel to France to bring their wounded loved one home.
10. The Hero's Farewell
aired: Sat, Nov 16, 1974
Lady Prudence commandeers the Bellamys' drawing room for a charity matinee, but her plans are disrupted when a bomb falls nearby. A telegram brings bad news about James.
9. Another Year
aired: Sat, Nov 9, 1974
Ruby and Edward return to Eaton Place, the latter suffering from a severe case of shell shock. Sir Richard tries to help him and also gets appointed Viscount Bellamy of Haversham.
8. The Glorious Dead
aired: Sat, Nov 2, 1974
Eaton Place is rocked by tragedy: Rose's fiance has been killed in battle, and pilot Jack Dyson is dead. James comes home on leave and takes a walk in the park with Hazel.
7. If You Were the Only Girl in the World
aired: Sat, Oct 26, 1974
At the tea party for wounded officers, Hazel feels drawn to Jack Dyson, a shy young pilot. Rose and Daisy await news about their soldier sweethearts, while James and Georgina meet in France.
6. Home Fires
aired: Sat, Oct 19, 1974
Rose is reunited with the Australian Gregory Wilmot, now an Anzac Sergeant. Lady Prudence wants Hazel to host a tea party for wounded officers. Hazel says no, but Hudson says yes.
5. Tug of War
aired: Sat, Oct 12, 1974
James longs to rejoin his regiment along the Western Front, and Hazel pulls some strings. Rose becomes a bus conductor, and Georgina finds nursing less glamorous than she expected.
4. Women Shall Not Weep
aired: Sat, Oct 5, 1974
Edward and Daisy marry. Georgina trains as a volunteer nurse, and kitchen maid Ruby takes a job at a munitions plant. James is unhappy with his posting as a staff officer.
3. The Beastly Hun
aired: Sat, Sep 28, 1974
The sinking of the Lusitania fuels anti-German sentiments. The servants are forced to examine their feelings when a local tradesman's store is burned and his family is beaten.
2. News From the Front
aired: Sat, Sep 21, 1974
On leave from the Western Front, James carelessly complains about shortages and is drawn into a political intrigue. Daisy and Edward announce their engagement.
1. A Patriotic Offering
aired: Sat, Sep 14, 1974
1914: War has begun. James fights in the trenches of France, Edward feels pressure to enlist, the servants draw the curtains tight, and Hazel takes in a family of refugees.
Watch Upstairs, Downstairs episodes from 1972
aired: Sun, Mar 5, 1972
June 1909. On the eve of her wedding to Lawrence, Elizabeth wonders if she's doing the right thing. James takes up with Sarah, now a music-hall sensation.
aired: Sun, Feb 27, 1972
Winter 1908. Elizabeth falls under the influence of a group of bohemians that includes a handsome poet, Lawrence Kirbridge. Her behavior alarms the servants and infuriates her parents.
aired: Sun, Feb 20, 1972
October 1908. James has a guest at Eaton Place, a Swedish army officer with a dashing valet. Valuable objects start disappearing, and Sarah becomes an unwitting pawn.
aired: Sun, Feb 13, 1972
Autumn 1908. James and Elizabeth find their former servant Sarah starving in the East End. Elizabeth reinstalls her in the household, where she causes trouble upstairs and down.
aired: Sun, Feb 6, 1972
November 1907. In the depths of a guilt-induced breakdown, Mrs. Bridges, the cook, steals a baby. The Bellamys' efforts to help only make matters worse.
aired: Sun, Jan 30, 1972
April 1907. The woebegone kitchen maid Emily falls deeply in love with a footman. When they are forbidden to see each other, she takes drastic action.
aired: Sun, Jan 23, 1972
Summer 1906. Swept off her feet by Charles Hammond, a handsome, cultured young friend of James, Lady Marjorie falls passionately in love.
Watch Upstairs, Downstairs episodes from 1971
aired: Sun, Nov 14, 1971
October 1906. Sir Richard finds a young housemaid crying. He offers to help with her secret dilemma, but soon learns he is risking his political career. (Note: due to a technician's strike during production of this series, this episode is only available in black and white).
aired: Sun, Nov 7, 1971
December 1905. Eager to marry Elizabeth off, the Bellamys are relieved when she falls in love with a young German baron--until they make a shocking discovery. (Note: due to a technician's strike during production of this series, this episode is only available in black and white).
aired: Sun, Oct 31, 1971
May 1905. Home from abroad to make her society debut, 17-year-old Elizabeth Bellamy shocks the household with her radical political views and nonconformist behavior. (Note: due to a technician's strike during production of this series, this episode is only available in black and white).
aired: Sun, Oct 24, 1971
August 1904. With the Bellamys and their senior servants on holiday, the junior servants run wild. Son James returns home unexpectedly and is drawn to the free-spirited Sarah. (Note: due to a technician's strike during production of this series, this episode is only available in black and white).
aired: Sun, Oct 17, 1971
June 1904. Lady Marjorie sits for a portrait by an avant-garde artist. Sent to his studio on an errand, Sarah makes a decision that creates a humiliating scandal for the Bellamys. (Note: due to a technician's strike during production of this series, this episode is only available in black and white).
aired: Sun, Oct 10, 1971
November 1903. There's a new face downstairs: a pretty parlor maid with a fictitious past. She calls herself Clemence, but Lady Bellamy calls her Sarah.