One of the most successful British imports to the States, Upstairs, Downstairs won 7 Emmys(r), a Golden Globe, and a Peabody. Seen on Masterpiece Theatre and A&E, it follows the aristocratic Bellamys and their servants through 30 years of life in a fashionable London townhouse. Ultimate collection also includes Thomas & Sarah, the continuing saga of the wily chauffeur (John Alderton, Little Dorrit) and the sassy Cockney parlor maid (Oscar(r) nominee Pauline Collins). Two complete series, 81 episodes, 68 hrs. 25 DVDs, SDH.
- The complete series of Thomas & Sara,the continuing saga of the wily chauffeur and the sassy Cockney parlor maid.
- 5-part documentary The Making of "Upstairs, Downstairs"
- 24 episode commentaries
- 25 thanniversary retrospective "Upstairs, Downstairs" Remembered
- Interviews with the stars, composer, and editor
- Alternate pilot episode
- Episode 1 of The Story of the Costume Drama
- Booklet with an exclusive interview and essay from star and co-creator Jean Marsh
Packaging: Boxed set
Run Time: 68 hours, plus bonus programming
Format: Full screen (some bonus programming Widescreen)
Number of Discs: 26
Color or B&W: Color and Black & White
Region Code: 1
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 (some bonus 16:9)
"Delightful" --The New York Times
"Extraordinary" --The New York Times