The Duchess Of Duke Street is a BBC television drama series later broadcast on Masterpiece Theater and is set in London between 1900 and 1925 and starred Gemma Jones as Louisa Trotter, as a woman with big dreams of being a chef. What makes it even better, the series is loosely based on the real-life career of Rosa Lewis, the "Duchess of Jermyn Street", who ran the Cavendish Hotel in London.
The Duchess of Duke Street was seen on Masterpiece Theatre in the mid-1970s, this acclaimed BBC series blends romance with intrigue and food with fashion. The acting is tremendous and the sets and costumes put your right in the time of the early 1900s. No wonder it was nominated for an Emmy.
This box set features all 31 uncut and unedited episodes of both series (or season as we say) on 10 discs. The video and audio quality are really clean even for the age of the series. Bonus features include a biography of Rosa Lewis, an Edwardian period background, photo galleries and cast filmographies.
So if your a fan of Masterpiece theater you can’t go wrong with picking up this series. An inspirational story of overcoming the odds and realizing your dreams! Inspirational! Head over to www.AcornOnline.com today and find out how you can get a copy!
Moral Rating: Nothing Offensive
Audience: All Audiences
Genre: British Drama
Length: 27 Hours
Our Rating: A