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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The Duchess of Duke Street Episode #1.15 Season 1, Episode 15 Dec 11, 1976 Subscription

Charlie Haslemere decides that it is time he married and settled down! Louisa approves of his choice, but an old flame of Charlie's feels that she has a prior claim.

The Duchess of Duke Street Episode #1.14 Season 1, Episode 14 Dec 4, 1976 Subscription

Louisa decides to buy a seaside cottage where she and her friends can relax. Unfortunately her new neighbors, an exclusive Sailing Club, have objections. There is no plain sailing for anyone.

The Duchess of Duke Street Episode #1.13 Season 1, Episode 13 Nov 27, 1976 Subscription

One evening a young lady arrives and asks for Lord Haslemere. There is some mystery and Louisa tries to unravel it and discovers why she wants to stay at the Bentinck.

The Duchess of Duke Street Episode #1.12 Season 1, Episode 12 Nov 20, 1976 Subscription

Major Sir John Farjeon, an old friend of Louisa's, begs her to cook a special dinner on the last night of Royal Ascot. She agrees, but what should have been a gourmet's delight becomes the melting pot for an unpleasant scandal...

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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…)

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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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