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The Understudy


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September, 1926: Hudson (Gordon Jackson) suffers a heart attack just before the French ambassador is due to arrive at 165 Eaton Place. While Georgina (Lesley Anne-Down), subbing for Virginia Bellamy (Hannah Gordon), does her best to entertain the ambassador and his entourage, a crisis looms in the servant's quarters. One of two candidates will take over Hudson's duties for the evening -- but which of the two is best (or for that matter, least) suited to the assignment. Written by Jeremy Paul, … More

Network: PBS
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David Langton
as Richard Bellamy
Angela Baddeley
as Mrs. Bridges
Barbara Bolton
as Madame Fleuriau
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