Jeeves And Wooster. Image shows from L to R: Bertie Wooster (Hugh Laurie), Jeeves (Stephen Fry). Copyright: Picture Partnership Productions.

Jeeves And Wooster

ITV comedy drama about a man and his valet. 23 episodes (4 series), 1990 - 1993. Stars Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Mary Wimbush, Elizabeth Spriggs and others.

Series 1, Episode 5

As the fall-out from Bertie's advice reaches London, he is irked to learn that his presence to fix the mess is not requested. Naturally, he heads straight back to Brinkley, and attempts to clear up the confusions of amour. Might a fire bell do the trick?

Further details

Jeeves has to persuade Aunt Dahlia's cook to resume his employment following Wooster's disastrous ideas which caused him to resign his post.

Gussie's future with Madeline depends on his ability to make a speech at the local school prizegiving.


This episode is known by the following titles:
Brinkley Manor
Right Ho, Jeeves (Part 2)
Will Anatole Return To Brinkley Court?
The Matchmaker

It is based on the book Brinkley Manor.

Broadcast details

Sunday 20th May 1990
60 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Stephen Fry Jeeves
    Hugh Laurie Bertie Wooster
    Brenda Bruce Aunt Dahlia
    Robert Daws Tuppy Glossop
    Richard Dixon Oofy Prosser
    Richard Garnett Gussie Fink-Nottle
    Adam Blackwood Barmy Fotheringay Phipps
    Francesca Folan (as Frances Folan) Madeline Bassett
    Guest cast
    Ralph Michael Tom Travers
    Amanda Elwes Angela Travers
    John Barrard Anatole
    Peter Hughes Headmaster
    Neil Hallett Seppings
    Joan White Old Woman
    Henry Power G G Simmons
    Declan Traynor P K Purvis
    Writing team
    Clive Exton Writer (Adapted By)
    Production team
    Andrew Nelson Editor
    Eileen Diss Production Designer
    Robert Young Director
    Brian Eastman Producer
    Anne Dudley Composer

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