The House Of Eliott - Series 1 details
|Starring:||Jill Melford, Phyllida Law, Aden Gillett, Burt Kwouk, Geoffrey Whitehead, Robert Daws, Stella Gonet, Cathy Murphy, Louise Lombard|
|Directors:||Jeremy Silberston, Rodney Bennett|
The House Of Eliott - Series 1- Part 1 - Disc 1
|TBC Disc 1|
The House Of Eliott - Series 1 - Part 1 - Disc 2
|TBC Disc 2|
The House Of Eliott - Series 1 - Part 2 - Disc 1
|TBC Disc 3|
The House Of Eliott - Series 1 - Part 2 - Disc 2
|TBC Disc 4|
The House Of Eliott - Series 1 - Part 3 - Disc 1
|TBC Disc 5|
The House Of Eliott - Series 1 - Part 3 - Disc 2
|TBC Disc 6|
|Run time:||10 hours|
|Rental release:||13 Sep 2004|
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GorgeousBy Emma Clayton from London , 15 Mar 2005
[Highly rated reviewer]I love the House of Eliott. This BBC drama was originally screened in 1991 and the first series has finally been released on DVD. Watch as the two sisters Evie and Beatrice grow and develop together and follow the progress of their newly established London fashion house. The richness and glamour of the 1920s is conveyed beautifully in the costume of this absorbing programme, and although after 14 years its set design and cinematography are looking a little dated, and Beatrice's overly hammy upper crust accent tends to grate at times, you should persevere. The story, atmosphere and beautiful clothes are worth it. Now I just have to wait for the release of series 2.
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House of EliottBy Simshep (2 reviews) from Peterborough , 07 Aug 2009The House of Eloitt is an excellent series, I have the series on video lots of times but have been watching it again on dvd. I am waiting to see if the affair Evie has with Lord Montford is actually on dvd as it was shown on tv but seems to be missing from the offical videos. The costumes are fab and the wholes series gives you a sense of how the well off lived. Wish the BBC would do another series like this, highly recommended to anybody interested in the 1920's fashion.
Brilliantly BritishBy Nettynot from Nottingham , 21 Jul 2009I remembered this from being very young - but too young to fully appreciate it. Giving me the perfect excuse to watch it properly again now.
Yes, the filming seems dated, but I feel this adds to the charm of the series. The sisterly bond between B & Evie is fun to watch with very typically English supporting characters. It's a great story set in a fantastic era, although It won't be everyone's cup of tea - I loved it!
Wonderful stuffBy Tillyflop (100 reviews) from England , 09 Mar 2009I didn't watch this on the TV when it first came out but decided to rent it. I was not disappointed. The cast is superb and the plot is brilliant. Can't wait for the next series to see what happens.
EnjoyableBy a customer from W.Midlands , 04 Feb 2009I didn't watch any of the televised House of Eliott but it's a genre I quite enjoy. Both female leads are strong and well-written, though the same isn't true for several of the supporting characters. In spite of this the first two programmes were entertaining and the story just beginning to take shape.
I'm disappointed that each disc contains only two episodes - these days I'm used to TV box sets which include at least four episodes per disc. In rental terms that means I use up my monthly allowance more quickly ..... and yes, I've just paid extra to increase my monthly Lovefilm total!
Northern Exile, CumbriaBy a customer from Carlisle , 12 Dec 2008We rented Series 1 & 2 and thoroughly enjoyed them. If you enjoy elegence then the costumes are superb. Personally I prefer to see ladies elegently dressed, rather than the modern idiom of scantily clothed. It leaves much more to the imagination! The stories are simple, but have enough drama to make you wonder what will happen next. The acting fits the period exactly, and the pace of life leaves the older generation yearning for a return to the good old days(with the additional advantages of modern medicine). Having said that I feel the younger ones would still get a great deal out of the costumes and hair styles. A series that I think would interest the whole family.