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 2, Episode 1 is repeated on Yesterday on Tuesday at 10:45pm.

Series 1, Episode 3 - The Wedding Party

Fawlty Towers. Image shows from L to R: Basil Fawlty (John Cleese), Mrs. Peignoir (Yvonne Gilan). Copyright: BBC.
A group of guests arriving at the hotel in preparation for a nearby wedding raise Basil's anger levels when he mistakes them for swingers and sex addicts.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 3rd October 1975
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
33 minutes

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    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
    Yvonne Gilan Mrs. Peignoir
    Conrad Phillips Mr. Lloyd
    Diana King Mrs. Lloyd
    Trevor Adams Alan
    April Walker Jean
    Jay Neill Bar Guest
    Writing team
    John Cleese Writer
    Connie Booth Writer
    Production team
    John Howard Davies Director
    John Howard Davies Producer
    Peter Kindred Production Designer
    Dennis Wilson Composer
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