These pages are designed to provide information about the award-winning British television series Upstairs, Downstairs. They primarily concentrate on the classic series shown in the 1970s.

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The house 1

The house 2

Contact addresses

Odds and ends


Episode guide – classic series
(with Factfiles)

Series production credits

Season One

Season Two

Season Three

Season Four

Season Five

Thomas & Sarah


Alphabetical episode list

Recurring characters list

Episode guide – new series

Series production credits

Season One

Season Two


Group shots

The pre-war years 1

The pre-war years 2

The pre-war years 3

The pre-war years 4

The war years 1

The war years 2

The post-war years 1

The post-war years 2

The post-war years 3

Love upstairs 1

Love upstairs 2

Love downstairs 1

Love downstairs 2

Miscellaneous 1

Miscellaneous 2

Miscellaneous 3

Miscellaneous 4

Miscellaneous 5

Artwork 1

Artwork 2

Out of costume

Before UpDown 1

Before UpDown 2

Before UpDown 3

During UpDown 1

During UpDown 2

After UpDown 1

After UpDown 2

After UpDown 3

After UpDown 4 – reunions

Behind the scenes

Shooting 1

Shooting 2

Shooting 3

Books and magazines


The backstory books






DVD reviews

UK (Network) season 1

UK (Network) 2 & 3

UK (Network) 4, 5 & T&S

US (Acorn) releases

US (older A&E) releases

German releases


Beacon Hill
– the ill-fated US attempt to copy UpDown

Interview with Richard Marson
– writer of a book on the show, and director of a documentary

Book review: Inside UpDown – The Story of Upstairs, Downstairs by Richard Marson

Comments / corrections etc.

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