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 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

Monday 5th March 1979
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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