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Margaret Powell

Georgia Glover
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Sophia Hadjipateras

Margaret Powell (1907–84) was the author of a bestselling account of her life working ‘downstairs’, in service. Below Stairs was one of the inspirations for the very successful and long-running television drama Upstairs, Downstairs.

Margaret also wrote a sequel, Climbing the Stairs.


Author photo © Simon Dack

Below Stairs