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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