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 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

Date
Friday 10th October 1975
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
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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