Fawlty Towers. Image shows from L to R: Manuel (Andrew Sachs), Basil Fawlty (John Cleese), Sybil Fawlty (Prunella Scales), Polly (Connie Booth). Copyright: BBC.

Fawlty Towers

BBC Two sitcom about a badly run hotel. 12 episodes (2 series), 1975 - 1979. Stars John Cleese, Prunella Scales, Andrew Sachs, Connie Booth and others.

Series 1, Episode 6 is repeated on Gold on Sunday at 11:20pm.

Series 1, Episode 2 - The Builders

Fawlty Towers. Basil Fawlty (John Cleese). Copyright: BBC.
Basil's drive to save money gets the better of him when he hires the lowest quoting builder, a cowboy by the name of O'Reilly, to refurbish the lobby, rather than Sybil's choice, the respected and trustworthy Mr Stubbs.

Broadcast details

Friday 26th September 1975
28 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    John Cleese Basil Fawlty
    Prunella Scales Sybil Fawlty
    Andrew Sachs Manuel
    Connie Booth Polly
    Ballard Berkeley Major Gowen
    Gilly Flower Miss Tibbs
    Renee Roberts Miss Gatsby
    Guest cast
    David Kelly O'Reilly
    James Appleby Stubbs
    George Lee Delivery Man
    Michael Cronin Lurphy
    Michael Halsey Jones
    Barney Dorman Kerr
    Writing team
    John Cleese Writer
    Connie Booth Writer
    Production team
    John Howard Davies Director
    John Howard Davies Producer
    Bob Rymer Editor
    Peter Kindred Production Designer
    Dennis Wilson Composer

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