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
    Eileen Diss Production Designer
    Derek Bain Editor
    Ferdinand Fairfax Director
    Brian Eastman Producer
    Sally Head Executive Producer
    Anne Dudley Composer

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