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 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

Date
Monday 12th 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
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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