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 is repeated on Yesterday today at 10:50pm.

Series 2, Episode 4 - The Kipper And The Corpse

Fawlty Towers. Image shows from L to R: Basil Fawlty (John Cleese), Mrs White (Elizabeth Benson). Copyright: BBC.
Every hotelier's worst nightmare: a stiff in one of the rooms. Basil's initially concerned as to whether the late Mr Leeman had started his breakfast, but his mind soon turns to clearing the room as soon as possible.

Broadcast details

Monday 12th 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
    Geoffrey Palmer Dr Price
    Mavis Pugh Mrs Chase
    Richard Davies Mr White
    Elizabeth Benson Mrs White
    Derek Royle Mr Leeman
    Robert McBain Mr Xerxes
    Pamela Buchner Miss Young
    Raymond Mason Mr Zebedee
    Charles McKeown Mr Ingrams
    Len Marten Guest
    Writing team
    John Cleese Writer
    Connie Booth Writer
    Production team
    Bob Spiers Director
    Douglas Argent Producer
    Howard Dell Editor
    Susan Imrie Editor
    Dennis Wilson Composer
    Nigel Curzon Production Designer

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