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 5

It's back to Totleigh Towers and the company of fierce Spode for Bertie, as he finds himself ordered by new fiancée Lady Florence Craye to retrieve and destroy the memoirs presently being penned by Sir Watkyn, lest they cause wide-scale embarrassment. If that weren't enough to contend with, there's the small matter of a dog under arrest, and an infatuated Gussie Fink-Nottle.

Further details

The forthcoming publication of Sir Watkyn Bass' memoirs places Bertie in a quandry.


Highclere Castle was the location for Totleigh Towers in this episode.

This episode is known by the following titles:
Hot Off The Press
Jeeves Takes Charge
Sir Watkyn Bassett's Memoirs

It is based on the book Carry On, Jeeves.

Broadcast details

Sunday 26th April 1992
60 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Stephen Fry Jeeves
    Hugh Laurie Bertie Wooster
    Richard Braine Gussie Fink-Nottle
    Elizabeth Morton Madeline Bassett
    Fiona Gillies Lady Florence Craye
    Guest cast
    John Woodnutt Sir Watkyn Bassett
    John Turner Spode
    Simon Treves Stinker (Reverend Pinker)
    Amanda Harris Stiffy
    Stewart Harwood Oates (Policeman)
    Lucy Parker Receptionist
    David Rolfe Butterfield (Bassett's Butler)
    Diana Cummings Mrs Blackett
    Writing team
    Clive Exton Writer (Adapted By)
    Production team
    Eileen Diss Production Designer
    Derek Bain Editor
    Ferdinand Fairfax Director
    Brian Eastman Producer
    Sally Head Executive Producer
    Anne Dudley Composer

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