Champion House is a BBC television drama series.
The series dealt with the Yorkshire-based Champion family and the dramas surrounding the family textiles firm, Champion Mills. Two series were made between 1967 and 1968. The cast included Edward Chapman, Nicole Maurey, Maurice Kaufmann and Virginia Stride.
Champion House was created by Hazel Adair and Peter Ling, who had previously devised Compact and Crossroads.
The series was a casualty of the BBC's wiping policy of the era and no longer exists in the BBC archives.
... Stride's best known role was probably as the "seductive" Liz Champion in Champion House, the BBC’s weekly drama series, created by Hazel Adair and Peter Ling, which concerned a family-run ... Liz Champion was a member of the company's board ... She was the daughter of Jack Champion, whose father, Joe (played by Edward Chapman), had made the company over to him, only to see it pass, after Jack’s early ...
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