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 tomorrow at 10:45pm.

Series 1, Episode 4 - The Hotel Inspectors

Fawlty Towers. Image shows from L to R: Basil Fawlty (John Cleese), Mr. Hutchinson (Bernard Cribbins). Copyright: BBC.
When friends tip off the Fawltys that there are a group of hotel inspectors in town, Basil sets out to be as nice and amenable towards the guests as possible. However, one particularly demanding visitor pushes him over the edge...

Broadcast details

Friday 10th October 1975
29 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
    Bernard Cribbins Mr. Hutchinson
    James Cossins Mr. Walt
    Geoffrey Morris John
    Peter Brett Brian
    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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