Grace & Favour. Image shows from L to R: Captain Stephen Peacock (Frank Thornton), Mrs. Betty Slocombe (Mollie Sugden), Mr. Wilberforce Clayborne Humphries (John Inman), Miss Shirley Brahms (Wendy Richard), Mr. Cuthbert Rumbold (Nicholas Smith). Copyright: BBC.

Grace & Favour

BBC One sitcom with the former Grace Bros staff running a country hotel. 12 episodes (2 series), 1992 - 1993. Stars Mollie Sugden, John Inman, Wendy Richard, Frank Thornton and others.

Series 1, Episode 4

A group of American tourists are to be the hotel's first guests. They're due to arrive at the weekend but there are still very few replies to Mr. Rumbold's advertisement for staff. In the meantime, the house must be made presentable.

Broadcast details

Friday 31st January 1992
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Mollie Sugden Mrs. Betty Slocombe
John Inman Mr. Wilberforce Clayborne Humphries
Wendy Richard Miss Shirley Brahms
Frank Thornton Captain Stephen Peacock
Nicholas Smith Mr. Cuthbert Rumbold
Fleur Bennett Mavis Moulterd
Joanne Heywood Jessica Lovelock
Billy Burden Maurice Moulterd
Guest cast
Jeremy Lloyd Car Driver
Maggie Holland Mrs. Cleghampton
Gordon Peters Mr. Volpone
Gregory Cox Mr. Frobisher (Travel Agent)
Writing team
Jeremy Lloyd Writer
David Croft Writer
Production team
Mike Stephens Director
Mike Stephens Producer

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