Episode 1.7

Money's tight at the Lodge, and Audrey's faced with red bills and cut-off services. Mr DeVere, meanwhile, has landed a role in a television advert to be filmed at the manor.

Episode Notes

This episode is sometimes known by the unofficial titles The TV Commercial and A Touch Of Class.

First Broadcast Details

Date:
Sun 11th November 1979
Time:
8:45pm
Channel:
BBC One
Length:
30 minutes

Main Repeats

Note: Any repeats of this episode broadcast before 2009 are not shown
  • Thu 16th Oct 2014 (1:40pm, UKTV Drama)
  • Thu 16th Oct 2014 (7:20pm, UKTV Drama)
  • Sun 4th Jan 2015 (4:20pm, Gold)
  • Mon 5th Jan 2015 (1:45pm, Gold)

Episode 1.7 Cast & Crew

Regular Cast
Penelope Keith ... Audrey fforbes-Hamilton
Peter Bowles ... Richard DeVere
Angela Thorne ... Marjory Frobisher
John Rudling ... Brabinger
Daphne Heard ... Mrs. Polouvicka
Michael Bilton ... Ned
Guest Cast
Blain Fairman ... Bob Roberts (Director)
John Gleeson ... Mr. Purvis
Celia Imrie ... Polly (Checkout Girl / Doctor's Receptionist)
Writing Team
Peter Spence ... Writer
Christopher Bond ... Writer (Additional Material)
Production Team
Gareth Gwenlan ... Director
Gareth Gwenlan ... Producer
Ian Rawnsley ... Production Design
Ronnie Hazlehurst ... Composer
John Dunstan ... Editor

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