Upstairs, Downstairs meets Hotel in this addictive British soap produced in the 1990s. As the most opulent hotel in Manchester during the Roaring 20s, The Grand is the focal point for drama, romance and intrigue. While John Bannerman aims to carry on thehotel in his fathers tradition, his brother, Marcus, invests in the enterprise largely to seduce Johns wife, Sarah. The drama downstairs rivals that above as ambitious chambermaids, loyal porters and mysterious guests create scandal of their own.
The most opulent hotel in Manchester, England, during the decadent Roaring '20s, the Grand is more than a building. It's a nexus for schemes, scandals, romance, and intrigue among guests and staff members alike. Filmed for Britain's ITV in the 1990s, this addictive period drama in the tradition of Upstairs, Downstairs features three-time Emmy winner Susan Hampshire (The Pallisers) as a former madam. Set includes all 18 episodes; 15 hours on 5 DVDs.