LADY AGATHA WHITE - The lady of the house, who has a passion for beautiful jewelry and a tendency toward hysterics.
LORD RICHARD WHITE - The master of the house, who has a collected and practical head on his shoulders.
PENELOPE WHITE - The only child of Lord and Lady White, who has a flair for the exciting.
ROGER MANNY - Penelope's fiance, a journalist, who prefers fact over fiction.
DETECTIVE BRADLEY BAXTER - The bumbly detective called in on the case.
THE DUCHESS OF WINCHESTER - Lady White's cousin, who is very no-nonsense and old fashioned.
BERNADETTE WILLIAMS - Penelope's school friend, who has elaborate taste in clothing and changes every chance she gets.
LORD ALVIN SPENSER - One of the Whites' neighbors.
LADY GERALDINE SPENSER - Lord Spenser's wife.
DAPHNE SPENSER - The eldest Spenser daughter.
EMILY SPENSER - The youngest Spenser daughter.
LADY MELINDA RUSSELL - One of Lady White's friends and neighbor.
ALISON RUSSELL - Lady Russell's daughter and Penelope's friend, who has a secret.
LADY ALINE PRESTON - A neighbor.
CATHERINE PRESTON - The eldest Preston daughter.
ANNA PRESTON - The youngest Preston daughter.
HESTER GORDON - A journalist, who wants promotion from covering a big story.
WESTLEY STAFFORD - A young man from the village.
MRS. ALTON - The Whites' housekeeper.
MRS. INGRAM - The Whites' cook, who has quite the disdain for the detective.
JULIA - A house maid.
SANFORD - The stuttering butler.
ELIZA - A scullery maid.
BETH - A girl from the village.
LAURA - A girl from the villege.
FRED HANSON - Penelope's estranged cousin.