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 3 - Waldorf Salad

Fawlty Towers. Image shows from L to R: Basil Fawlty (John Cleese), Mr Hamilton (Bruce Boa). Copyright: BBC.
Basil gets himself in a fluster when a rather abrupt American guest arrives at the hotel. His English wife is rather more relaxed, but after confusion with the evening meal, temperaments soon change all-round.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 5th March 1979
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
32 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
John Cleese Basil Fawlty
Prunella Scales Sybil Fawlty
Andrew Sachs Manuel
Connie Booth Polly
Ballard Berkeley Major Gowen
Brian Hall Terry
Gilly Flower Miss Tibbs
Renee Roberts Miss Gatsby
Guest cast
Bruce Boa Mr Hamilton
Claire Nielson Mrs Hamilton
Norman Bird Mr Arrad
Stella Tanner Mrs Arrad
Terence Conoley Mr Johnston
June Ellis Mrs Johnston
Anthony Dawes Mr Libson
Beatrice Shaw Miss Gurke
Dorothy Frere Miss Hare
Writing team
John Cleese Writer
Connie Booth Writer
Production team
Bob Spiers Director
Douglas Argent Producer
Neil Pittaway Editor
Dennis Wilson Composer
Nigel Curzon Production Designer
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