Blott On The Landscape
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

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 2

Appalled by the riot in Worford and under pressure from the Prime Minister, the Ministry send a troubleshooter to conduct negotiations. Dundridge arrives, to be faced with more than he bargained for.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 13th February 1985
55 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 16th October 2015 9:00pm London Live
Saturday 17th October 2015 1:20am London Live
Thursday 11th February 2016 9:00pm London Live
Friday 12th February 2016 3:00am London Live

Cast & crew

George Cole Sir Giles
Geraldine James Lady Maud
David Suchet Blott
Julia McKenzie Mrs Forthby
Simon Cadell Dundridge
Guest cast
John Welsh Lord Leakham
Paul Brooke Hoskins
Geoffrey Chater Minister
Jeremy Clyde Densher
Nicholas Selby General Burnett
Patrick Godfrey Mr. Bullett-Finch
Georgine Anderson Mrs. Bullett-Finch
Matyelok Gibbs Miss Percival 1
Sylvia Barter Miss Percival 2
John Rapley Colonel Chapman
Esmond Knight Sir Francis Puckerington
Jolyon McDowell TV Reporter
Sarah Porter Bessie Williams
Mary Healey Mrs. Wynn
Brian Coburn Hefty
Clare Grogan (as C. P. Grogan) Receptionist
Susan Porrett Freda
John Junkin Waiter
Eve Shickle Nurse
Alan Parks Piano Player
Writing team
Tom Sharpe Writer
Malcolm Bradbury Writer (Adapted By)
Production team
Roger Bamford Director
Evgeny Gridneff Producer
Brian Eastman Executive Producer
Graham Taylor Editor
John Bone Production Designer
David Mackay Composer

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