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

Fawlty Towers

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two
  • 1975 - 1979
  • 12 episodes (2 series)

Comedy about a hotel and its owner, a man of infinite rudeness with a rabid dislike of almost all guests. Stars John Cleese, Prunella Scales, Andrew Sachs, Connie Booth, Ballard Berkeley and more.

Episode menu

Series 2, Episode 5 - The Anniversary

Fawlty Towers. Image shows from L to R: Sybil Fawlty (Prunella Scales), Basil Fawlty (John Cleese). Copyright: BBC
It's the Fawlty's wedding anniversary, and Sybil storms out, thinking Basil has forgotten - just moments before a group of their friends arrive for celebratory drinks.

Broadcast details

Monday 26th March 1979
29 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 4th July 2011 10:45pm Gold
Tuesday 5th July 2011 12:55am Gold
Saturday 20th August 2011 11:15pm Gold
Sunday 21st August 2011 9:15pm Gold
Friday 28th October 2011 10:45pm Gold
Saturday 29th October 2011 9:40pm Gold
Friday 17th February 2012 10:00pm Gold
Friday 11th May 2012 10:30pm Gold
Saturday 12th May 2012 9:30pm Gold
Monday 20th August 2012 9:00pm Gold
Monday 20th August 2012 11:45pm Gold
Friday 30th November 2012 9:40pm Gold
Saturday 1st December 2012 1:05am Gold
Saturday 12th January 2013 8:30pm BBC2
Saturday 23rd March 2013 8:55pm Gold
Sunday 24th March 2013 7:15pm Gold
Friday 28th June 2013 9:45pm Gold
Saturday 29th June 2013 1:05am Gold
Sunday 18th August 2013 9:05pm Gold
Sunday 18th August 2013 9:05pm Gold
Monday 19th August 2013 12:00am Gold
Wednesday 18th September 2013 9:00pm Gold
Wednesday 18th September 2013 11:40pm Gold
Saturday 4th January 2014 9:00pm Gold
Friday 14th February 2014 9:40pm Gold
Thursday 4th September 2014 9:20pm Gold
Friday 5th September 2014 1:15am Gold
Thursday 13th November 2014 11:40pm Gold
Friday 14th November 2014 9:25pm Gold
Friday 12th December 2014 9:20pm Gold
Saturday 13th December 2014 2:25am Gold
Wednesday 18th February 2015 10:20pm Gold
Thursday 19th February 2015 1:35am Gold
Tuesday 28th April 2015 9:20pm Gold
Friday 8th May 2015 9:35pm Gold
Thursday 17th September 2015 10:00pm Gold
Saturday 19th September 2015 1:20am Gold
Saturday 19th September 2015 9:45pm Gold
Tuesday 10th November 2015 9:20pm Gold
Wednesday 2nd March 2016 9:20pm Gold
Friday 15th April 2016 10:20pm Gold
Monday 6th June 2016 9:00pm Gold
Wednesday 17th August 2016 10:15pm Gold
Thursday 18th August 2016 9:00pm Gold
Wednesday 21st September 2016 9:20pm Gold
Sunday 4th December 2016 10:15pm Gold
Tuesday 7th February 2017 10:40pm Gold
Tuesday 14th March 2017 10:45pm Gold
Tuesday 28th March 2017 10:00pm Gold
Wednesday 29th March 2017 1:05am Gold
Tuesday 19th September 2017 11:10pm Yesterday
Wednesday 20th September 2017 9:00pm Yesterday
Tuesday 20th February 2018 8:40pm Gold
Friday 13th April 2018 10:20pm Dave
Saturday 14th April 2018 8:25pm Dave
Monday 16th April 2018 9:20pm Gold
Tuesday 17th April 2018 2:20am Gold
Tuesday 22nd May 2018 10:00pm Gold
Wednesday 23rd May 2018 1:00am Gold
Friday 8th June 2018 1:00am Gold
Friday 8th June 2018 9:55pm Gold
Wednesday 16th January 2019 8:00pm Gold
Tuesday 23rd April 2019 10:20pm Gold
Tuesday 29th October 2019 11:40pm Yesterday
Wednesday 30th October 2019 9:40pm Yesterday
Monday 20th January 2020 9:40pm Gold
Tuesday 21st January 2020 1:10am Gold
Monday 3rd August 2020 8:40pm Gold
Monday 3rd August 2020 11:00pm Gold
Monday 31st May 2021 8:30pm BBC1
Monday 22nd November 2021 8:00pm Gold
Tuesday 23rd November 2021 2:25pm Gold
Monday 14th March 2022 9:20pm Gold
Tuesday 15th March 2022 3:15pm Gold
Sunday 29th May 2022 9:00pm Gold

Cast & crew

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
Ken Campbell Roger
Una Stubbs Alice
Robert Arnold Arthur
Pat Keen Virginia
Roger Hume Reg
Denyse Alexander Kitty
Christine Shaw Audrey
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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