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

Blott On The Landscape

  • TV comedy drama
  • BBC Two
  • 1985
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

A land-owning MP attempts to have a motorway built through the grounds of his wife's ancestral home. Stars George Cole, Geraldine James, David Suchet, Julia McKenzie and Simon Cadell

Key details

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
1985
Channels
BBC Two
Episodes
6 (1 series)
Stars
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
Companies

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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Studio
Picture
Colour

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 6th February 1985 at 9pm on BBC Two
Most recent repeats
  • Friday 19th February 2016 at 3:00am on London Live - Episode 3
  • Thursday 18th February 2016 at 9:00pm on London Live - Episode 3
  • Friday 12th February 2016 at 3:00am on London Live - Episode 2

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