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 3, Episode 1

Wooster heads to Manhattan, with Jeeves ever reliably in tow. Having bumped into Tuppy - himself on a business trip - on the boat over, Bertie soon finds himself managing not only the lovesick Glossop, but also the teetotal drip son of one of his aunt's friends.

Further details

Bertie finds he has been won in a raffle by the unspeakable Honoria Glossop and decides the only option is to flee the country. On board the same New York bound liner is the overbearing Lady Malvern and her Son Lord 'Motty' Penshore. Just as things start to look gloomy 'Tuppy' Glossop appears on the scene.


This episode is known by the following titles:
Bertie Sets Sail
Jeeves And The Unbidden Guest
Safety In New York

It is based on the book Carry On, Jeeves.

Broadcast details

Sunday 29th March 1992
60 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Stephen Fry Jeeves
    Hugh Laurie Bertie Wooster
    Robert Daws Tuppy Glossop
    Guest cast
    John Fitzgerald-Jay Rocky
    Ronan Vibert Wilmot
    Moyra Fraser Lady Malvern
    Don Fellows Stoker
    Kymberley Huffman Pauline
    Ricco Ross Liftman
    Gordon Sterne Diner
    Ellen Sheean Diner
    Daniel Pageon (as Daniel Andre Pageon) Captain
    Tessa Churchard Girl on Boat
    Nick Simons Warden
    Morgan Deare Taxi Driver
    Writing team
    Clive Exton Writer (Adapted By)
    Production team
    Ferdinand Fairfax Director
    Brian Eastman Producer
    Sally Head Executive Producer
    Derek Bain Editor
    Eileen Diss Production Designer
    Anne Dudley Composer

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