Mild violence, themes and sexual references
|Actors:||Keeley Hawes, Ed Stoppard, Jean Marsh, Eileen Atkins, Anne Reid, Art Malik, Claire Foy|
The return of one of the most loved television series brought back to life with a fresh cast and sumptuous production values lifting the curtain on a historical era and the secrets that seethe behind closed doors. It's 1936 and six years since parlourmaid Rose left the Bellamy home fate brings her back as housekeeper to its new owners: Sir Hallam and his wife Lady Agnes and his mother Maud Lady Holland. Rose soon finds she has her work cut out as she recruits a new 'downstairs' family to help run the elegance and finery of the 'upstairs' world. It soon becomes apparent there lies a labyrinth of secrets lies and scandal in both worlds. 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.