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'Below Stairs' to take look at servant's life in England

Published: Sunday, March 17, 2013 8:51 a.m. CDT

BATAVIA – Learn what it was like to be a servant in 1920 during “Below Stairs: A Servant's Life in Early 20th-Century England,” at 2 p.m. March 24 at the Batavia Public Library, 10 S. Batavia Ave., Batavia.

Presenter Leslie Goddard will portray British domestic servant Margaret Powell whose 1968 book, "Below Stairs," inspired the 1970s series "Upstairs, Downstairs." The program is part of the library’s Sundays on Stage series.

Registration is required. Register online at or call 630-879-1393, ext. 200.

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