The Duchess of Duke Street

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The Duchess of Duke Street

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The Duchess of Duke Street is the story of the rise of Louisa Leyton (Gemma Jones) from kitchen maid to the most famous cook in England. Her hotel, the Bentinck on Duke Street, is the turn of the century setting for her affair with Charlie Tyrell (Christopher Cazenove), her run-ins with family members, the activities of her high society guests and the lives of her faithful staff. The series is based on the life story of celebrated cook Rosa Lewis, who ran the Cavendish Hotel on London's Duke Street.
John Cater

John Cater

John Starr

Christopher Cazenove

Christopher Cazenove

Charlie Tyrell (Lord Haselmere)

Richard Vernon

Richard Vernon

Major Toby Smith-Barton

Gemma Jones

Gemma Jones

Louisa Leyton/Trotter

John Welsh

John Welsh

Merriman

Christine Pollon

Christine Pollon

Auntie Gwyneth

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    Love & Romance, Social Issues, Historical, British TV