The duchess of duke street series and episode guides tv from. Series 2 is available on dvd on its own or in the complete collection. Duchess of duke street series 2 available in dvd ship this item this item is available online through marketplace sellers. Buy online, pick up in store is currently unavailable, but this item may be available for instore purchase. Season 2 guide for the duchess of duke street tv series see the episodes list with schedule and episode summary. The duchess of duke street season 1 episode 9 the outsiders. The duchess of duke street is yet another gem from masterpiece theatre, in which louisa trotter works her way up from being a skivvy to being the queen of cooks, cook to the king, and owner of the bentinck hotel. Two wiseacre students secretly hatch a plan to embarrass eliza and an eccentric. Oxford don, but they turn the tables on the wouldbe pranksters. Watch the duchess of duke street season 2, episode 16 aint we got fun. Her mother pressures louisa into offering him a job at the bentinck, running the risk of alienating the rest of her staff. A while ago, my mom and i began to watch the duchess of duke street.
Two years later us fighter planes conducted bombing raids on libya having taken off from uk air bases with the acquiescence of margaret thatcher. The duchess of duke street series 2 dvd 1977 for sale. Dashwood alongside kate winslet, alan rickman and emma thompson in the academy awardwinning period drama sense and sensibility 1995. The duchess of duke street is a bbc television drama series set in london between 1900. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The duchess of duke street series 2 by christopher. The duchess of duke street series two 2 bbc tv australia region 4 dvd new up for grabs, the duchess of duke street series two 2 bbc tv australia region 4 dvd new overseas buyers please ensure you can playback multiregion dvds before considering this item. These are the final 4 episodes of the last seriesedited to give a constant. The programme lasted for two series totalling 31 episodes. Louisas only brother, neer do well arthur, returns to london after a decade. Based on a true story, seen on masterpiece theatre in the mid1970s, this emmynominated bbc series follows a cockney servant girl as she rises from the scullery to manage edwardian londons most elegant hotel.
The other big subject of the series is the great war, and how it turns society. Find out when the duchess of duke street is on tv, including series 2episode 9. The duchess of duke street series 2 vo dvd musicmagpie. The lord has a rather snooty french chef, louisa quickly develops a strong desire to become a top cook, women back then couldnt be chefs. The show is loosely based on the life of rosa lewis who had run the cavendish hotel. The entire series originally aired in britain in 1977. Were anxiously awaiting a dvd box collection here in the us for series two. The duchess of duke street tv series 19761977 imdb. The duchess of duke street was a bbc television show about a woman who works her way up from servant to cook to proprietress of the bentinck hotel on duke street in london. The second part of series two brings the story of louise trotter to a close, you will be as entertained as i was by this story based on a real person. Born into the servant class, louisa leyton makes good on her vow to become the finest cook in turnofthecentury london.
However when louisa and charlie find out the reason for his visit, he is treated like a visiting dignitary. Duchess of duke street is a musthave series for all people who love quality british television. Find out when the duchess of duke street is on tv, including series 2episode 8. When a kindly, but modest man asks for a room at the bentinck hotel, he is given the short shrift. Duchess of duke street s2e1 1976 bbc drama series series 2 drama series. Episode and series guides for the duchess of duke street. It was created by john hawkesworth, previously the producer of the itv period drama upstairs, downstairs. The duchess of duke street series 2 dvd 1977 rated.
Watch masterpiece theatre season 8, episode 9 the duchess of duke street. Cast edit gemma jones as louisa trotter nee leyton victoria plucknett as mary. The duchess of duke street is a dramatization of the dramatic life of rosa lewis, renowned for her fine cooking, fine hotel, and fine fans in edwardian london, including edward vii himself. Louisa is an ordinary girl living in victorian london. Meanwhile life changes for several people at the bentinck. Upstairs, downstairs creator john hawkesworth brought the reallife tale of hotel proprietor rosa lewis to life with the fictional character louisa leyton gemma jones.
The duchess of duke street online full episodes of. The duchess of duke street is a bbc television drama series set in london between 1900 and 1925. Normally, i dont particularly watch period dramas from the 70s since they arent up to the standards of period dramas of today are costuming and scenery wise, but i gave this show a try. Along the way, her beauty and high spirits capture the attention of. Christopher cazenove as charles charlie tyrrell, later lord haslemere.
Bbc worldwide ltd outspoken, hardworking louis leyton is a woman with ambition, and in london in the late 19th century, she. Born into the servant class, louisa leyton makes good on her vow to become the finest cook in turn of the century london. A novel based on the tv series the duchess of duke street. It takes place at the very end of the victorian era, into the edwardian and goes for a few years after into the reign of george v. Louisa gemma jones is enjoying newfound career success as a burgeoning cook. Jan 09, 2012 a while ago, my mom and i began to watch the duchess of duke street. It starred gemma jones as louisa leytontrotter, the eponymous duchess who works her way up from servant to renowned cook to proprietrix of the upperclass bentinck hotel.
Her mother pressures louisa into offering him a job at the bentinck, running the risk. We leave the square temporarily via duke of york street off to the right of which is the now thanks to the eponymous book and tv series infamous apple tree yard. The second series tells louisas story from 1911 to 1925, taking events through ww1. A drama based on the life of rosa lewis of the cavendish hotel. Sunday just started watching the duchess of duke street season ep. An american writer decides to put louisas story to paper. Rosa is played to perfection in the duchess of duke street by actress gemma jones, who was first recognised outside the uk in 1974, after playing the empress frederick in the bbc television drama series fall of eagles. The duchess of duke street online full episodes of season 2. My rate 10 series list a list of 21 titles created 29 may 2016 best of. Watch the duchess of duke street season 2 episode 1.
Up for grabs, the duchess of duke street series two 2 bbc tv australia region 4 dvd new overseas buyers please ensure you can playback multiregion dvds before considering this item. Originally airing on the bbc from 197778 and crossing the pond for a run on pbss masterpiece theatre in 1979, the duchess of duke street remains a classic example of period drama. Known as the queen of cooks, her culinary skills were highly prized by edward vii, with whom she was rumoured to have had an affair in the 1890s. The duchess of duke street has always been a favourite series of mine. The duchess of duke street series two 2 bbc tv australia region 4 dvd new.
Enjoy a rich lineup of tv shows and movies included with your prime membership. The duchess of duke street series 2 by christopher cazenove. Television service based on the true story of rosa lewis, a cook, who became the owner of the cavendish hotel and through her culinary skills, beauty and connections, rose to the pinnacle of london. Watch the duchess of duke street season 2 now on your favorite device. The duchess of duke street season 2 episode 1 family matters.
The duchess of duke street tv show season 2 episodes list. The duchess of duke street is the story of the rise of louisa leyton gemma jones from kitchen maid to the most famous cook in england. Track the duchess of duke street season 2 episodes. Best movies and tv shows like the duchess of duke street. Period drama series about a cook who becomes a successful businesswoman homepage. She is looking for a job and ends up talking her way into the kitchen of a lords townhouse. Watch the duchess of duke street season 2 episode 14. The duchess of duke street tv show season 2 episodes. With gemma jones, victoria plucknett, john welsh, john cater. The duchess of duke street series two 2 bbc tv australia. In this series rosa is renamed louisa trotter and her hotel is called the bentinck it was actually the cavendish, but otherwise the story is pretty. Watch the duchess of duke street season 2 prime video. The design pleasingly evokes the edwardian period that the show is set in rather than the 1970s when the show was made. The show is set in london between 1900 and 1925, it ran for two series between 1976 and.
Airing on masterpiece theatre from december 1979 to april 1980, the 16part duchess of duke street, series ii was the continuation of the 15part drama that ran on the pbs showcase a year earlier. It starred gemma jones as louisa leytontrotter, the eponymous duchess who works her way up from servant to renowned cook to proprietrix of. Period drama series about a cook who becomes a successful businesswoman. Her hotel, the bentinck on duke street, is the turn of the century setting for her affair with charlie tyrell christopher cazenove, her runins with family members, the activities of her high society guests and the lives of her faithful staff. The duchess of duke street miniseries cozy mystery list. Series 1 is very attractively packaged, with the five dvds each in an ultraslim case and the whole set in a stylish glossy paperboard slipcase. Series 2 1976 starring gemma jones and christopher cazenove on dvd and bluray. Gemma jones, john cater, felicity gibson, richard morant, timothy peters, victoria plucknett, pauline.
Based on the true story of rosa lewis, one of englands first recognized female chefs, who worked her way up through the culinary. The show was made up of two seasons and was from the 70s. In the series, louisas family name is leyton, and her father is a clockmaker. Nov, 2014 duchess of duke street cooking lessons duration. Series two of the classic period drama starring gemma jones. This allows for smooth transitions and a more enjoyable viewing experience, almost like watching a movie. Television service australian broadcasting corporation roadshow entertainment firm. It was created by john hawkesworth, the former producer of the highly successful itv period drama upstairs, downstairs.1440 1010 618 1335 421 368 178 72 756 686 1303 131 1273 1083 471 1454 197 1407 297 602 334 1510 1533 564 609 538 1160 413 39 1267 1486 19 1194 1060 9 1451 1250 930 1098 269 1424 219 1133 1263 1304 446 1117 1159