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Jean Marsh

Jean Marsh Looking to Rebuild ‘The House of Eliott’

Jean Marsh wants to be back in fashion. The 79-year old actress, who co-created the beloved original Upstairs, Downstairs TV series (1971-75) along with fellow thespian Eileen Atkins, now wants to revive The House of Eliott. House is a fondly remembered BBC series about two sisters who become successful fashion designers in London in the 1920s. Marsh, again collaborating with Atkins, […]

News Roundup: Winslet Escapes Tropical Inferno, Atkins Out of ‘Upstairs Downstairs,’ and Kaisers Predict a Riot

• Kate Winslet‘s family holiday at Richard Branson‘s private island paradise became a tropical hell this morning (August 22). The Oscar-winning British actress, her boyfriend and kids, and around 20 other guests were inside Branson’s eight-bedroom home in the British Virgin Islands when it caught fire, shortly after Tropical Storm Irene made landfall. Branson’s 25-year-old […]