Upstairs Downstairs: Season 1 (1971-1972)

Upstairs Downstairs: Season 1

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Critic Consensus: An update of the classic series, this edition of Upstairs, Downstairs isn't quite as riotous as the original, but it still outshines most of its contemporaries.

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Air date: Jan 6, 1974
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Season Info

The first season of the popular BBC drama "Upstairs Downstairs" introduces us to the aristocratic Bellamy family and the servants who tend them. Set in a large townhouse in Edwardian London, 165 Eaton Place is revealed to be the scene of scandal, heartbreak and class division across the first 13 episodes. As Lady Marjorie embarks on an affair, her daughter Elisabeth returns from boarding school and straight into the arms of a liberal poet. Meanwhile the servants deal with a surprise pregnancy, … More

Network: PBS

Cast

David Langton
David Langton
as Richard Bellamy
Jean Marsh
Jean Marsh
as Rose
Angela Baddeley
Angela Baddeley
as Mrs. Bridges
Raymond Huntley
Raymond Huntley
as Sir Geoffrey Dillon
Nicola Pagett
Nicola Pagett
as Elizabeth Bellamy
Patsy Smart
Patsy Smart
as Roberts
Ian Ogilvy
Ian Ogilvy
as Lawrence Kirbridge
Simon Williams
Simon Williams
as James Bellamy
Rachel Gurney
Rachel Gurney
as Lady Marjorie Bellam...
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Critic Reviews for Upstairs Downstairs: Season 1

All Critics (15) | Top Critics (12)

It's just a touch of the veddy, veddy humor that helps make everything so delightful before the world intrudes into Masterpiece Classic's revival of Upstairs Downstairs.

Full Review… | April 10, 2011
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Watch for Atkins only. She's brilliant.

Full Review… | April 10, 2011
Newsday
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You'll likely wish for more.

Full Review… | April 10, 2011
TV Guide

Memories of what was so entrancing about the original show come wafting back.

Full Review… | April 10, 2011
Wall Street Journal
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For looks and literary quality, an uneven new "Upstairs Downstairs" still beats most of what's on television.

Full Review… | April 10, 2011
New York Daily News
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"Upstairs Downstairs" continues to inspire imitators.

Full Review… | April 10, 2011
Chicago Sun-Times
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