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One of the most beloved television series of all time is brought back to life with a fresh cast and sumptuous production values.
It’s 1936, and six years since parlour maid Rose left 165 Eaton Place, fate brings her back, as housekeeper to its new owners: Sir Hallam and his wife Lady Agnes, and Maud, Lady Holland, his mother. Rose soon finds she has her work cut out as she recruits a new ‘downstairs’ family to help run the the elegance and finery of the ‘upstairs’ world, but in both, it soon becomes apparent there lies a labyrinth of secrets, lies and scandal. Set against the historical backdrop of a Britain with a new King, with sexual, social and political tensions, this new series provides an evolving take on the master-servant relationship.
Episode 1: The Fledgling
Wednesday, May 23 at 9pm ET/6pm PT
Six years after the Bellamy family closed 165 Eaton Place, diplomat Sir Hallam Holland and his wife Agnes buy the deserted house.
Episode 2: The Ladybird
Wednesday, May 30 at 9pm ET/6pm PT
Lady Agnes is overjoyed to find out she is pregnant after several unsuccessful attempts; a Jewish woman fleeing Nazi Germany comes to work as a maid.
Episode 3: The Cuckoo
Wednesday, June 6 at 9pm ET/6pm PT
Sir Hallam finds himself at the centre of a national crisis when his friend the Duke of Kent asks for help; Lady Agnes’s fear grows over the arrival of her baby, and Lotte refuses to speak.
Rogers 60 (GTA)
Rogers 237 (Digital)
Shaw Direct 394/72
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