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Housekeepers in Popular Culture – Part Two

  Whether portrayed as a maternal figure or the quiet menace in the Gothic novels of the Victorian age, the housekeeper is always an efficient, reliable and confidential character, rather like our Email Mum housekeepers of today! The housekeeper had featured in key roles in novels since the eighteenth century, and would continue to play…
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April 9, 2020 0

Housekeepers in Popular Culture – Part One

  Just like the stoic, efficient butler or gentleman’s valet, the housekeeper has her special place in popular culture. But unlike her male counterpart, her image has shifted a little through the ages, due to the impact of certain literature or TV characters of the times. From the no-nonsense Mrs Medlock to the terrifying Mrs…
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April 6, 2020 0