Ralph Richardson
Blandings Castle

Blandings Castle

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1967
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

1967 television adaptation of P.G. Wodehouse's Blandings saga, starring Ralph Richardson as Clarence, the 9th Earl of Emsworth. Stars Ralph Richardson, Stanley Holloway, Meriel Forbes, Jack Radcliffe and Derek Nimmo

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1967
Channels
BBC One
Episodes
6 (1 series)
Creator
PG Wodehouse
Stars
Ralph Richardson, Stanley Holloway, Meriel Forbes, Jack Radcliffe and Derek Nimmo
Writer
John Chapman
Director
Michael Mills
Producer
Michael Mills
Companies

Clarence, the 9th Earl of Emsworth, abides at Blandings Castle. He shares his ancestral seat with his sister, Lady Constance; his butler, Beach; and the Empress, his beloved pet pig.

Additional details

Part of

The World Of Wodehouse

Production
Studio
Picture
Black and white
Soundtrack
Signature tune and themes composed by Ron Grainer and played by the Band of the Coldstream Guards.

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 24th February 1967 at 7:30pm on BBC One

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