Ripping Yarns. Michael Palin. Copyright: BBC
Ripping Yarns

Ripping Yarns

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two
  • 1976 - 1979
  • 9 episodes (2 series)

Series of comic plays written by Pythons Terry Jones and Michael Palin.

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Series 1, Episode 3 - Murder At Moorstones Manor

Hugo and Dora's top-hole weekend in the country turns into a bloodbath.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 11th October 1977
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 28th January 2018 9:00pm Yesterday
Monday 19th February 2018 11:00pm Yesterday
Tuesday 20th February 2018 9:00pm Yesterday
Thursday 27th September 2018 12:20am Yesterday
Thursday 27th September 2018 10:20pm Yesterday
Wednesday 3rd October 2018 10:55pm Yesterday
Thursday 4th October 2018 9:00pm Yesterday
Sunday 23rd April 2023 12:00am BBC4

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Michael Palin Charles Chiddingfold
Michael Palin Hugo Chiddingfold
Isabel Dean Lady Chiddingfold
Iain Cuthbertson Dr. Farson
Frank Middlemass Father
Harold Innocent Manners
Candace Glendenning Dora
Anne Zelda Ruth
Barbara New Jehovah's Witness
Gilly Flower Jehovah's Witness
Writing team
Michael Palin Writer
Terry Jones Writer
Production team
Terry Hughes Director
Terry Hughes Producer
Ray Millichope Editor
Martin Collins Production Designer

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