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Upstairs Downstairs (London Weekend period drama series, 1971-5)
Much-loved depiction of a London household between 1903 and 1930. During the Great War, the servants 'do their bit', and Rose, played by Jean Marsh, works as a bus conductress. There are publicity photographs of her on the platform of London General S454 (XL8692), an AEC S actually dating from 1922. Bob Wingrove has enlarged on this and supplied screencaps from the series.

Episode 1.8: I Dies From Love:
An outing for the staff is arranged. The transport is this garden seat horse bus:
Episode 4.6: Home Fires:
Bob notes: "Rose enlists as a 'conductorette' (note the title they use - which I believe is correct for 1914!) Shots of two buses, one only seen from the side as it passes across the screen. Livery is the London Road Car Company, not sure of the registration as it's not seen but I don't think they would have had the money to paint a bus specifically in this livery. The other one seen is LGOC S454 (XL8962), a bus that wasn't actually built at that point":
Episode 5.9: The Nine Days Wonder
The 1926 General Strike; Captain James enlists as a bus driver. 1925 LGOC Dennis 4-ton D142 (XX9591) is used:
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