The Duchess of Duke Street

The Duchess of Duke Street

1978, Drama
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Episode Guide

  • The Duchess of Duke Street - Ain't We Got Fun (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    Ain't We Got Fun

    The Bentinck becomes a social center, with Louisa (Gemma Jones) the focus of attention.

  • The Duchess of Duke Street - Poor Little Rich Girl (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    Poor Little Rich Girl

    Overwhelmed with family problems, Louisa (Gemma Jones) pines for Charles. With Victoria Plucknett.

  • The Duchess of Duke Street - Blossom Time (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    Blossom Time

    Lottie (Lalla Ward) finds romance; the Major (Richard Vernon) decides to marry. With Gemma Jones.

  • The Duchess of Duke Street - Lottie (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    Lottie

    There is much conjecture among the staff when Louisa and the Major return to the Bentinck, bringing young Lottie with them.

  • The Duchess of Duke Street - The Legion of the Living (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    The Legion of the Living

    Louisa attends Charlie's memorial service and is brought face to face with a problem which could affect her whole way of life.

  • The Duchess of Duke Street - Where There's a Will (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Where There's a Will

    A posthumous message from Charles gives disheartened Louisa (Gemma Jones) the will to carry on.

  • The Duchess of Duke Street - Shadows (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Shadows

    Wounded Charlie (Christopher Cazenove) returns to Louisa (Gemma Jones), but tragedy destroys their plans.

  • The Duchess of Duke Street - Tea and a Wad (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Tea and a Wad

    Louisa (Gemma Jones) opens a canteen for the troops; Louisa and Charlie (Christopher Cazenove) decide to wed.

  • The Duchess of Duke Street - The Reluctant Warrior (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    The Reluctant Warrior

    Danger brings out the best -- and the worst -- in the inhabitants of the Bentinck when a bombing raid takes London by surprise.

  • The Duchess of Duke Street - The Patriots (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    The Patriots

    The Bentinck Hotel houses top military figures, as well as an enemy agent. With Gemma Jones, Christopher Cazenove.

  • The Duchess of Duke Street - Your Country Needs You (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Your Country Needs You

    Fiercely patriotic Louisa (Gemma Jones) employs the Bentinck Hotel as part of the war effort.

  • The Duchess of Duke Street - The Passing Show (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    The Passing Show

    A famous actor tests Louisa's (Gemma Jones) inflexible rules concerning her staff. With John Welsh, John Cater.

  • The Duchess of Duke Street - Winter Lament (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Winter Lament

    In response to a desperate plea from Charlie, Louisa leaves the Bentinck to visit his country estate in Yorkshire.

  • The Duchess of Duke Street - A Lesson in Manners (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    A Lesson in Manners

    Louisa (Gemma Jones) insists the major (Richard Vernon) help her convert a chauffeur into a gentleman.

  • The Duchess of Duke Street - Poor Catullus (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Poor Catullus

    Anonymous letters comparing her to a Greek goddess intrigue Louisa (Gemma Jones). With Victoria Plucknett.

  • The Duchess of Duke Street - Family Matters (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Family Matters

    The Bentinck employs Louisa's ne'er-do-well brother much to the dismay of the staff, who are brought to the point of rebellion by the overbearing Arthur.

  • The Duchess of Duke Street - A Test of Love (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    A Test of Love

    Edward VII dies; Charles (Christopher Cazenove) decides to marry another woman. With Gemma Jones.

  • The Duchess of Duke Street - Plain Sailing (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Plain Sailing

    Louisa's (Gemma Jones) purchase of a seaside cottage in Cowes brings conflict with the Royal Sailing Club.

  • The Duchess of Duke Street - One Night's Grace (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    One Night's Grace

    Charles (Christopher Cazenove) hides his suffragette cousin (Sally Osbourn) from the police.

  • The Duchess of Duke Street - A Matter of Honour (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    A Matter of Honour

    Louisa (Gemma Jones) prepares a special dinner for an Ascot house party. With Victoria Plucknett.

  • The Duchess of Duke Street - No Lawyers, No Letters (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    No Lawyers, No Letters

    Louisa learns that her landlords would like to terminate her lease and are looking for a breach of it on her part.

  • The Duchess of Duke Street - Lottie's Boy (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Lottie's Boy

    Louisa (Gemma Jones) invests unwisely; Mary (Victoria Plucknett) and Louisa quarrel over a man.

  • The Duchess of Duke Street - The Outsiders (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    The Outsiders

    Charlie Tyrrell becomes disillusioned with his new lifestyle as Lord Haslemere until a guest at the Bentinck brings him to his senses.

  • The Duchess of Duke Street - Trouble and Strife (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Trouble and Strife

    Starr's (John Cater) common-law wife causes problems by arriving at the hotel. With Gemma Jones.

  • The Duchess of Duke Street - A Lady of Virtue (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    A Lady of Virtue

    Shortly after Louisa (Gemma Jones) decides a womanizing politician is unwelcome, his party wins an election.

  • The Duchess of Duke Street - For Love or Money (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    For Love or Money

    The Bentinck is full of visitors, but Louisa is concerned when she finds out that three parties are involved in a way that borders on the criminal.

  • The Duchess of Duke Street - A Bed of Roses (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    A Bed of Roses

    By the spring of 1902, the Bentinck has become the toast of London; a dinner party dramatically alters the course of Charlie Tyrrell's and Louisa's lives.

  • The Duchess of Duke Street - The Bargain (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    The Bargain

    Charles Tyrrell (Christopher Cazenove) rescues Louisa (Gemma Jones) as she struggles to pay her debts.

  • The Duchess of Duke Street - A Nice Class of Premises (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    A Nice Class of Premises

    Louisa, much in demand as a society cook, builds a flourishing business; when the Bentinck Hotel goes on the market, Louisa buys it.

  • The Duchess of Duke Street - Honour and Obey (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Honour and Obey

    Louisa (Gemma Jones) marries Augustus Trotter (Donald Burton), but the Prince (Roger Hammond) pays her bills.

  • The Duchess of Duke Street - A Present Sovereign (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    A Present Sovereign

    Ambitious Louisa Leyton (Gemma Jones) is engaged as cook in the home of Lord Henry Norton in 1900s London.