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 4, Episode 6

Bertie couldn't be happier. Both Madeline and Florence are at long last engaged to persons other than himself. With the coast clear he travels to Totleigh - gripped by by-election fever - to prepare for Madeline's impending wedding to Spode. There's just a spot of trouble with the plumbing...

Further details

Bertie is convinced he is a free man. Jeeves however, decides to err on the side of caution.


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

This episode is known by the following titles:
The Ties That Bind
Much Obliged Jeeves
The Exes Are Nearly Married Off

It is based on the book Much Obliged, Jeeves.

Broadcast details

Sunday 20th June 1993
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Stephen Fry Jeeves
Hugh Laurie Bertie Wooster
Elizabeth Spriggs Aunt Agatha
Robert Daws Tuppy Glossop
Elizabeth Morton Madeline Bassett
Francesca Folan Lady Florence Craye
Guest cast
John Woodnutt Sir Watkyn Bassett
John Turner Spode
Fred Evans Brinkley
Sidney Livingstone Oates (Policeman)
Preston Lockwood Butterfield (Bassett's Butler)
Julian Gartside Ginger
Selina Cadell Mrs McCorkadale
Fiona Christie Magnolia
Geoffrey Drew Vicar
Writing team
Clive Exton Writer (Adapted By)
Production team
Ferdinand Fairfax Director
Brian Eastman Producer
Sally Head Executive Producer

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