To The Manor Born. Image shows from L to R: Audrey fforbes-Hamilton (Penelope Keith), Richard DeVere (Peter Bowles). Copyright: BBC.

To The Manor Born

BBC One sitcom about a manor house. 22 episodes (3 series), 1979 - 2007. Stars Penelope Keith, Peter Bowles, Angela Thorne, Gerald Sim and others.

Series 1, Episode 2

As Mr DeVere - or rather, Mr Polouvicka - takes up residence in the manor, the Lodge also has a new owner. Richard's mother has met the seemingly reclusive resident, but he's yet to come across his new neighbour...

Notes

This episode is sometimes known by the unofficial titles The New Owner and All New Together.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 7th October 1979
Time
8:45pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Penelope Keith Audrey fforbes-Hamilton
    Peter Bowles Richard DeVere
    Angela Thorne Marjory Frobisher
    Gerald Sim The Rector
    Daphne Heard Mrs. Polouvicka
    Guest cast
    George Tovey Bert
    Vincent Brimble Arthur
    Writing team
    Peter Spence Writer
    Christopher Bond Writer (Additional Material)
    Production team
    Gareth Gwenlan Director
    Gareth Gwenlan Producer
    John Dunstan Editor
    Ian Rawnsley Production Designer
    Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer
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