The series was notable for its distinguished cast. Leslie Uggams starred as Lillian Rogers Parks and Olivia Cole played her mother Maggie Rogers. Other White House staffers were played by Louis Gossett, Jr., Robert Hooks, Cloris Leachman, Leslie Nielsen, Hari Rhodes, and Paul Winfield.
The Presidents and their wives were played by the following:
The Fall of Backstairs Billy; Drunk in the Gutter . . . Is This What Losing the Queen Mother Has Done to Her Adored Servant?
Oct 05, 2002; Byline: GEOFFREY LEVY;RICHARD KAY EVEN at midnight the two passers-by could see this was no ordinary drunk lying on his back in...
Backstairs Billy Gets Order of the Boot; Queen Mother's Faithful Servant Is Evicted from His Clarence House Home
Apr 28, 2002; Byline: FIONA BARTON THE Queen Mother's most trusted servant is being thrown out of his grace-and-favour home after 51 years of...