- 1 A Faraway Country About Which We Know Nothing
As 165 Eaton Place reopens its doors, two new arrivals make their mark. But whilst Sir Hallam's forthright aunt Blanche disrupts life upstairs, feisty new maid Beryl struggles to adjust to life in service. Meanwhile, Lady Agnes' concern for her children reveals a dark secret about Mr Pritchard. Sir Hallam's preoccupation with burgeoning Nazi Germany leads him into dangerous waters, and a chance meeting with an unexpected face unlocks a hidden desire within.
Air Date: 2012-02-19
- 2 The Love that Pays the Price
Lady Agnes catches the eye of charismatic American millionaire Caspar Landry but, as she and Sir Hallam look to their future, a tragic turn of events leaves their promised dreams - and a close family member - in jeopardy. Downstairs, Mrs Thackeray makes a momentous decision, which throws the running of the house into chaos. Blanche and Mr Amanjit continue to clash, until a heart-breaking cause compels them to reconsider their differences.
Air Date: 2012-02-26
- 3 A Perfect Specimen of Womanhood
Blanche comes face to face with her former lover when a scandalous novel is published and, when the passion between the pair reignites, begins to consider a life away from Eaton Place. Downstairs, Beryl's decision to take a stand causes serious ructions to the running of the house until a familiar face offers wise words. Meanwhile, when Lady Persie reveals a shocking secret to Sir Hallam, the pair get ever closer as Persie is forced to make a life changing decision about her future.
Air Date: 2012-03-04
- 4 All the Things You Are
Harry signs up it take part in a local boxing championships in an effort to impress Beryl. After he is told he is too old to take part he recruits Johnny to keep his dream of winning Beryl over alive. After Johnny receives his call up letter though, he decides that he needs want to prepare Johnny for war by teaching him the skills he needs to survive. The distance between Lady Agnes and Sir Hallam increases and Agnes finds herself drawn to Caspar. Sir Hallam, finds himself being distracted by the impending war and his growing desire for another woman. Mr Amanjit’s friendship with Mrs Fuller ends up falling foul to racial discrimination and he is forced to question, not only their relationship, but also his position inside the household.
Air Date: 2012-03-12