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Fawlty Towers

Series 2

Episode 4: The Kipper and the Corpse

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HD

Sitcom about a manic hotelier. When a guest at Fawlty Towers meets an unfortunate end, Basil decides to dispose of the body himself.

Contributors

Miss Tibbs:
Gilly Flower
Director:
Bob Spiers

Fawlty Towers

Series 2

Episode 3: Waldorf Salad

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales HD

Classic sitcom about a hotel run by disaster-prone Basil Fawlty and his overbearing wife, Sybil. An unusual request in the restaurant sends Basil over the edge. Show more

Contributors

Basil Fawlty:
John Cleese
Sybil Fawlty:
Prunella Scales
Polly Sherman:
Connie Booth
Mr. Libson:
Anthony Dawes
Mrs. Johnston:
June Ellis
Major Gowan:
Ballard Berkley
Miss Tibbs:
Gilly Flower
Director:
Bob Spiers

Fawlty Towers

Series 2

Episode 5: The Anniversary

Duration: 35 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HD

Classic sitcom about a disaster-prone hotelier. Basil plans a surprise wedding anniversary party, but when the guests arrive there is one vital element missing.

Fawlty Towers

Series 2

Episode 6: Basil the Rat

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Sitcom about a manic hotelier. Havoc ensues when a public health inspector threatens to close the hotel and Manuel introduces his pet 'hamster'.

Contributors

Miss Gatsby:
Renee Roberts
Miss Tibbs:
Gilly Flower
Director:
Bob Spiers

Fawlty Towers

Series 2

Episode 2: The Psychiatrist

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Classic sitcom about a disaster-prone hotelier. A medallion man, a pair of psychiatrists, a pretty Australian girl and a ladder cause Basil some embarrassment.

Contributors

Basil Fawlty:
John Cleese
Sybil Fawlty:
Prunella Scales
Polly Sherman:
Connie Booth
Miss Gatsby:
Renee Roberts
Raylene Miles:
Luan Peters
Major Gowan:
Ballard Berkley
Miss Tibbs:
Gilly Flower
Mr Johnson:
Nicky Henson
Dr Abbott:
Basil Henson
Mrs Abbott:
Elspet Gray
Director:
Bob Spiers

Absolutely Fabulous

Series 1

Episode 2: Fat

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Available for 2 months

Sitcom set in the world of fashion and PR. Edina's weight problem becomes critical when she hears she is going to be visited by her reed-like model friend from the 60s. Show more

Are You Being Served?

Series 6

Episode 6: Happy Returns

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Classic sitcom set in a department store. It is young Mr Grace's birthday and he's in for a surprise courtesy of the Gentlemen's and Ladies' departments.

Contributors

Mr Humphries:
John Inman
Mrs Slocombe:
Mollie Sugden
Captain Peacock:
Frank Thornton
Miss Brahms:
Wendy Richard
Young Mr Grace:
Harold Bennett
Mr Tebbs:
James Hayter
Mr Rumbold:
Nicholas Smith
Mr Harman:
Arthur English
Producer:
David Croft
Director:
Bob Spiers

Are You Being Served?

Series 6

Episode 5: A Bliss Girl

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Classic sitcom set in a department store. Mr Humphries stands in behind the perfume counter.

Contributors

Mrs Slocombe:
Mollie Sugden
Mr Humphries:
John Inman
Captain Peacock:
Frank Thornton
Miss Brahms:
Wendy Richard
Mr Rumbold:
Nicholas Smith
Director:
Bob Spiers
Producer:
David Croft

Are You Being Served?

Series 9

Episode 2: Conduct Unbecoming

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Classic sitcom set in a department store. Mr Humphries is suspected when money goes missing from the till. Show more

Contributors

Mrs Slocombe:
Mollie Sugden
Mr Humphries:
John Inman
Captain Peacock:
Frank Thornton
Miss Brahms:
Wendy Richard
Mr Rumbold:
Nicholas Smith
Mr Spooner:
Mike Berry
Mr Harman:
Arthur English
Miss Belfridge:
Candy Davis
Mr Wagstaff:
Tony Sympson
Producer:
Bob Spiers

Dad's Army

Series 9

Episode 5: Number Engaged

Duration: 31 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Classic wartime sitcom. Mainwaring's motley crew is put in charge of a vital telephone line. They awake to find a bomb enmeshed in the wires.

Contributors

Capt Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sgt Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Cpl Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Chief Warden Hodges:
Bill Pertwee
Producer:
David Croft
Director:
Bob Spiers