The Duchess of Duke Street

  • 1976
  • TV Show
  • None

Popular Edwardian drama about a scullery maid who becomes proprietor of an exclusive London hotel, with close ties to the royal family. Originally presented on `Masterpiece Theatre' and produced by John Hawkesworth (`Upstairs, Downstairs'), the BBC series---30 episodes telecast between 1978 and 1980---weaves domestic strife, romantic entanglements and p (more…)

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Family Matters Trailer
01:06 — Louisa's brother, Arthur, returns home after a long absence. Because she's shorthanded, Louisa reluctantly hires him to work at the Bentinck. Then her (more…)
A Bed Of Roses Trailer
01:24 — Louisa plans an intimate dinner party for one of Charlie's seductions then fills in as his companion when the lady walks out. One marvelous evening fo (more…)
The Legion Of The Living Trailer
01:05 — Louisa and the major are in Yorkshire for the dedication of a memorial to war dead from Charlie's village. After discovering that Lottie's adoptive mo (more…)
Honour And Obey Trailer
01:29 — When the prince asks her to cook for him again, Louisa believes she's on the cusp of culinary fame. But her triumph ends in a direction she never inte (more…)
The Duchess of Duke Street Season 1
A drama based on the life of Rosa Lewis of the Cavendish Hotel. Louisa Trotter begins as an assistant cook, becomes Edward VII's mistress and then own (more…)
The Duchess of Duke Street Season 1
A drama based on the life of Rosa Lewis of the Cavendish Hotel. Louisa Trotter begins as an assistant cook, becomes Edward VII's mistress and then own (more…)
The Duchess of Duke Street Season 1
A drama based on the life of Rosa Lewis of the Cavendish Hotel. Louisa Trotter begins as an assistant cook, becomes Edward VII's mistress and then own (more…)
The Duchess of Duke Street Season 1
A drama based on the life of Rosa Lewis of the Cavendish Hotel. Louisa Trotter begins as an assistant cook, becomes Edward VII's mistress and then own (more…)
One Night's Grace Trailer
01:59 — When a lively but mysterious young woman named Grace comes to stay with Charlie, Louisa senses trouble. She instructs the staff to snoop and find out (more…)
The Patriots Trailer
01:06 — Autumn 1915. Louisa has decided she will only let rooms to soldiers, both the wounded and those getting ready to ship out. She does her best to get ri (more…)
A Matter Of Honour Trailer
01:29 — Louisa agrees to help a pal of Charlie's with an important dinner during Ascot week. She marshals her staff to work under the most difficult circumsta (more…)
For Love Or Money Trailer
01:53 — A wealthy American and a European "baron" enjoy each other's company while staying at the Bentinck. Handsome and suave, the baron shares an amazing fa (more…)
The Bargain Trailer
01:59 — Having thrown out her dissolute husband and spiteful sister-in-law, Louisa faces a mountain of debt. She can think of only one satisfactory solution: (more…)
Poor Catullus Trailer
01:12 — Louisa begins receiving mysterious, poetic love letters thanks to two Oxford students who are playing a prank on a lonely professor. She winds up with (more…)
Blossom Time Trailer
01:09 — On a school holiday, Lottie arrives at the Bentinck with a friend, a free-spirited teacher who opens new horizons for the major. Lottie goes out and a (more…)
Lottie Trailer
01:09 — Louisa urges Lottie to take her proper place in society, which is not in the servant class, but Mary takes the lonely girl under her wing. She invites (more…)
Shadows Trailer
01:04 — Summer 1918. The Bentinck is full of convalescing soldiers, including Charlie who has suffered a head wound. Charlie continues to have bad spells and (more…)
Winter Lament Trailer
01:22 — At Charlie's request, Louisa travels to Yorkshire for a visit. Charlie is desperate for help with Margaret, who has become a recluse and refuses to ea (more…)
Poor Little Rich Girl Trailer
01:05 — Now 22, Lottie despairs of feeling useless and longs for a career as a singer, despite her mother's objections. She becomes her ailing grandfather's f (more…)
The Passing Show Trailer
01:06 — Back at the Bentinck, Louisa encourages a morose Charlie to rejoin the living. She suggests dancing lessons, which work wonders. Soon they are both ha (more…)
The Outsiders Trailer
01:56 — Though he is clearly not the Bentinck's usual class of guest, Mr. Parker insists on taking a room at the hotel, against the better judgement of everyo (more…)
A Nice Class Of Premises Trailer
01:25 — Now that he is England's king, Edward can no longer afford to pursue private pleasures like Louisa. She refuses to consider a cash settlement and happ (more…)
A Lesson In Manners Trailer
01:02 — A Bentinck regular leaves most of her fortune to her faithful chauffeur and nothing to her spoiled nephew, who was counting on the money. The two men (more…)
Ain't We Got Fun Trailer
01:05 — An American determined to write a book about the Bentinck manages to convince Louisa to tell the story of her life. Merriman wins a contest and gets a (more…)
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  • Premiered: September 4, 1976
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: Popular Edwardian drama about a scullery maid who becomes proprietor of an exclusive London hotel, with close ties to the royal family. Originally presented on `Masterpiece Theatre' and produced by John Hawkesworth (`Upstairs, Downstairs'), the BBC series-… (more)

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