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 4

Sent to Devon by Aunt Agatha with the express task of wooing Gertrude Winkworth, Bertie finds the gates of Hell opening up when an unfortunate incident with a policeman necessitates him to pose as Gussie and charm the family of Fink-Nottle's betrothed. And then Gussie himself turns up...

Further details

When Gussie Fink-Nottle is arrested, Bertie has to assume his identity and take his place at Deverill Hall to meet his fiancée's godmother Dame Daphne Winworth.

Meanwhile, the scheming Aunt Agatha has come up with another prospective wife for her nephew.


This episode is known by the following titles:
Right Ho! Jeeves
The Mating Season
Bertie Takes Gussie's Place At Deverill Hall

It is based on the book The Mating Season.

Broadcast details

Sunday 19th April 1992
60 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Stephen Fry Jeeves
    Hugh Laurie Bertie Wooster
    Mary Wimbush Aunt Agatha
    Richard Braine Gussie Fink-Nottle
    Elizabeth Morton Madeline Bassett
    Guest cast
    Chloë Annett Gertrude
    Rosalind Knight Dame Daphne
    Hilary Sesta Emmeline
    Harriet Reynolds Harriet
    Celia Gore-Booth Myrtle
    Sheila Mitchell Charlotte
    John Elmes Catsmeat
    Harriet Bagnall Hilda
    Lyn Rees (as Llewellyn Rees) Magistrate
    Peter Mair Butler
    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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