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Fawlty Towers

Series 1

Episode 6: The Germans

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

Classic sitcom about a Torquay hotel run by disaster-prone Basil Fawlty. A party of Germans and a fire drill turn Fawlty Towers upside down.

Fawlty Towers

Series 1

Episode 2: The Builders

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

Classic sitcom about a manic hotelier. Basil decides to have some alterations made to the hotel, but havoc ensues when he takes the cheaper option.

Contributors

Basil Fawlty:
John Cleese
Sybil Fawlty:
Prunella Scales
Polly Sherman:
Connie Booth
Miss Gatsby:
Renee Roberts
Major Gowen:
Ballard Berkley
Miss Tibbs:
Gilly Flower
O'Reilly:
David Kelly

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

Available for 5 months

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 1

Episode 4: The Hotel Inspectors

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

Classic sitcom about a manic hotelier. Basil is terrified when he hears some hotel inspectors are in town.

Contributors

Basil Fawlty:
John Cleese
Sybil Fawlty:
Prunella Scales
Polly Sherman:
Connie Booth
Miss Tibbs:
Gilly Flower
Mr Hutchinson:
Bernard Cribbins
Miss Gatsby:
Renee Roberts
Major Gowen:
Ballard Berkeley

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

Available for 5 months

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 1

Episode 5: Gourmet Night

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

Classic sitcom about a hotel run by disaster-prone Basil Fawlty and his overbearing wife Sybil. Basil's new chef tries to turn Fawlty Towers into a gourmet's paradise.

Contributors

Basil Fawlty:
John Cleese
Miss Tibbs:
Gilly Flower
Miss Gatsby:
Renee Roberts
Master Heath:
Tony Page
Mrs Hall:
Ann Way

Fawlty Towers

Series 2

Episode 1: Communication Problems

Duration: 31 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

Classic sitcom about a Torquay hotel. A racing tip and a guest who is hard of hearing spell financial disaster for Basil.

Contributors

Basil Fawlty:
John Cleese
Sybil Fawlty:
Prunella Scales
Polly Sherman:
Connie Booth
Mr Yardley:
Mervyn Pascoe
Mr Thurston:
Robert Lankesheer
Mrs Richards:
Joan Sanderson
Agatha Tibbs:
Gilly Flower
Ursula Gatsby:
Renee Roberts

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

Available for 5 months

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

Fawlty Towers

Series 2

Episode 3: Waldorf Salad

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

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

Available for 5 months

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.

Ripping Yarns

Series 1

Episode 4: Murder at Moorstones Manor

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Hugo and Dora drive down to see Mumsie and Dadsie-pie for a long weekend in the country. But their tophole weekend turns out to be longer than they thought.

Contributors

Hugo/Charles:
Michael Palin
Jehovah's Witness 1:
Barbara New
Jehovah's Witness 2:
Gilly Flower
Director:
Terry Hughes

Only Fools and Horses

Double Bills

Episode 7: A Touch of Glass/Homesick

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Del tries to go upmarket with a bit of chandelier cleaning, and a move may be on the cards when Rodney becomes Chairman of the housing committee. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Ray Butt
Director:
Ray Butt
Lady Ridgemere:
Elizabeth Benson
Wallace Butler:
Donald Bisset
Lord Ridgemere:
Geoffrey Toone
Miss MacKenzie:
Sandra Payne
Doctor Becker:
John Bryans
1st Old Lady:
Gilly Flower
2nd Old Lady:
Renee Roberts