Created by John Hawkesworth ("Upstairs Downstairs") and based on a true story, this acclaimed 1976-77 BBC production that played on PBS' "Masterpiece Theatre" stars Gemma Jones as Louisa Trotter, who rises from maid in a fashionable London household to become a hotel owner and confidante to the cream of Edwardian English society. Christopher Cazenove, John Cater, Mary Healey also star. Standard; Soundtrack: English; biographies; photo gallery; more. 31 episodes on 10 discs. 17 hrs.
Based on a true story, seen on Masterpiece Theatre in the mid-1970s, this acclaimed BBC series follows a Cockney servant girl as she rises from the scullery to manage the most elegant hotel in Edwardian London. Gemma Jones stars as the indomitable Louisa Leyton; Christopher Cazenove is her dashing Charlie. A delicious tale of romance, intrigue, food, and fashion, created by John Hawkesworth (UPSTAIRS, DOWNSTAIRS). Set includes all 31 episodes.