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  • An extra wearing a black, white, and gold patterned coat in the episode "Broadway Here I Come" of the 1987 series "The Bretts."
    • ITV

    The Bretts: Broadway Here I Come

    1987

    Costume seen on an extra

  • Stella Gonet as Beatrice Eliott wearing a black, white, and gold patterned coat in the 1993 series "The House of Eliott."
    • BBC

    The House of Eliott

    1993

    Costume seen on Stella Gonet as Beatrice Eliott

  • Jennifer Saunders as Beatrice Idiot wearing a black, white, and gold patterned coat in the skit "The House of Idiot" of the 1993 series "French and Saunders."
    • BBC

    French and Saunders: The House of Idiot

    1993

    Costume seen on Jennifer Saunders as Beatrice Idiot

  • Eleanor Tremain as Dorothy Manners wearing a black, white, and gold patterned coat in the episode "Speedy Death" of the 1998 mini-series "The Mrs. Bradley Mysteries."
    • BBC

    The Mrs. Bradley Mysteries: Speedy Death

    1998

    Costume seen on Eleanor Tremain as Dorothy Manners

  • Julia St. John as Sarah Bannerman wearing a black, white, and gold patterned coat in the 1998 series "The Grand."
    • ITV

    The Grand

    1998

    Costume seen on Julia St. John as Sarah Bannerman

  • Poirot: Dead Man's Folly

    2013

    Costume seen on Zoë Wannamaker as Ariadne Oliver

  • Aisling Loftus as Agnes Leclair wearing a black, white, and gold patterned coat in the 2015 series "Mr. Selfridge."
    • ITV

    Mr. Selfridge

    2015

    Costume seen on Aisling Loftus as Agnes Leclair

  • Taken at Midnight

    2015

    Costume seen on Penelope Wilton as Irmgard Litten

  • Laura Carmichael as Lady Edith Crawley wearing a black, white, and gold patterned coat in the 2015 series "Downton Abbey."
    • ITV

    Downton Abbey

    2015

    Costume seen on Laura Carmichael as Lady Edith Crawley

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This striking coat has been worn at least nine times over the years. It was first spotted on an extra in a 1987 episode of The Bretts entitled Broadway Here I Come. In 1993 it was worn by Stella Gonet as Beatrice Eliott in The House of Eliott. That same year it was worn in a parody sketch of The House of Eliott called The House of Idiot, where Jennifer Saunders wore it as Beatrice Idiot in French and Saunders. The costume went on to be used twice in 1998 – first in the episode of The Mrs. Bradley Mysteries entitled Speedy Death, when Eleanor Tremain wore it as Dorothy Manners, and then by Julia St. John as Sarah Bannerman in The Grand. The costume was not seen again until 2013, when it was worn by Zoë Wannamaker as Ariadne Oliver in the Poirot episode Dead Man’s Folly. It was worn three times in 2015! First, by Aisling Loftus as Agnes Leclair in Mr. Selfridge, and then by Penelope Wilton as Irmgard Litten in the stage play Taken at Midnight. Finally, it was seen on Laura Carmichael as Lady Edith Crawley in Downton Abbey. 

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About the Costume

This striking coat has been worn at least nine times over the years. It was first spotted on an extra in a 1987 episode of The Bretts entitled Broadway Here I Come. In 1993 it was worn by Stella Gonet as Beatrice Eliott in The House of Eliott. That same year it was worn in a parody sketch of The House of Eliott called The House of Idiot, where Jennifer Saunders wore it as Beatrice Idiot in French and Saunders. The costume went on to be used twice in 1998 – first in the episode of The Mrs. Bradley Mysteries entitled Speedy Death, when Eleanor Tremain wore it as Dorothy Manners, and then by Julia St. John as Sarah Bannerman in The Grand. The costume was not seen again until 2013, when it was worn by Zoë Wannamaker as Ariadne Oliver in the Poirot episode Dead Man’s Folly. It was worn three times in 2015! First, by Aisling Loftus as Agnes Leclair in Mr. Selfridge, and then by Penelope Wilton as Irmgard Litten in the stage play Taken at Midnight. Finally, it was seen on Laura Carmichael as Lady Edith Crawley in Downton Abbey. 

This striking coat has been worn at least nine times over the years. It was first spotted on an extra in a 1987 episode of The Bretts entitled Broadway Here I Come. In 1993 it was worn by Stella Gonet as Beatrice Eliott in The House of Eliott. That same year it was worn in a parody sketch of The House of Eliott called The House of Idiot, where Jennifer Saunders wore it as Beatrice Idiot in French and Saunders. The costume went on to be used twice in 1998 – first in the episode of The Mrs. Bradley Mysteries entitled Speedy Death, when Eleanor Tremain wore it as Dorothy Manners, and then by Julia St. John as Sarah Bannerman in The Grand. The costume was not seen again until 2013, when it was worn by Zoë Wannamaker as Ariadne Oliver in the Poirot episode Dead Man’s Folly. It was worn three times in 2015! First, by Aisling Loftus as Agnes Leclair in Mr. Selfridge, and then by Penelope Wilton as Irmgard Litten in the stage play Taken at Midnight. Finally, it was seen on Laura Carmichael as Lady Edith Crawley in Downton Abbey. 

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  1. That House of Idiot is hilarious! Especially when the real cast turn up less than amused hehehe. And the costumes in the Mrs Bradley Mysteries are amazing, but tend to have a feel of the time they were made, not set – so am surprised to see a recycled one. Still it is on a minor character.

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  1. That House of Idiot is hilarious! Especially when the real cast turn up less than amused hehehe. And the costumes in the Mrs Bradley Mysteries are amazing, but tend to have a feel of the time they were made, not set – so am surprised to see a recycled one. Still it is on a minor character.

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  1. That House of Idiot is hilarious! Especially when the real cast turn up less than amused hehehe. And the costumes in the Mrs Bradley Mysteries are amazing, but tend to have a feel of the time they were made, not set – so am surprised to see a recycled one. Still it is on a minor character.

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