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Margaret Powell

Margaret Powell

An interview with Margaret Powell

After the original (and very successful) publication of Below Stairs in 1968, Margaret Powell became a bit of a celebrity; in a delightfully retro ad from 1971, she encourages consumers to purchase an economical-yet-ever-indulgent food: a British Chicken.

After the original (and very successful) publication of Below Stairs in 1968, Margaret Powell became a bit of a celebrity; in this delightfully retro ad from 1971, she encourages consumers to purchase an economical-yet-ever-indulgent food: a British Chicken.

A British Chicken Ad from 1971 - Starring Margaret Powell

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