British Comedy Guide

Blott On The Landscape. Sir Giles (George Cole). Copyright: BBC / Picture Partnership Productions.

Blott On The Landscape

BBC Two comedy drama. 6 episodes (1 series) in 1985. Stars George Cole, Geraldine James, David Suchet, Julia McKenzie and Simon Cadell.

Blott On The Landscape

A land-owning MP attempts to have a motorway built through the grounds of his wife's ancestral home

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
1985
Channel
BBC Two
Episodes
6   (1 series)
Starring
George Cole, Geraldine James, David Suchet, Julia McKenzie and Simon Cadell
Writers
Tom Sharpe and Malcolm Bradbury
Director
Roger Bamford
Producers
Evgeny Gridneff and Brian Eastman

An adaptation of Tom Sharpe's comic novel. When Lady Maud decides to start divorce proceedings her husband, Sir Giles, comes up with a cunning idea - why not run a new road through their property, thereby destroying Lady Maud's ancestral home and getting a large sum of compensation from the government!

But Sir Giles hasn't counted on his wife's capacity to incite the gentle folk of Worford to riot, nor the abilities of Blott, the gardener and mystery man in the equation...

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