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 - Christmas Special

It's Audrey's first Christmas outside of Grantleigh, and Mrs fforbes-Hamilton is feeling rather hard-done-by with DeVere having inherited most of her traditional festive duties.

Notes

This episode is sometimes known by the unofficial titles Christmas At Grantleigh and The First Noel.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 25th December 1979
Time
8pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

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
Michael Bilton Ned
Writing team
Peter Spence Writer
Christopher Bond Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Gareth Gwenlan Director
Gareth Gwenlan Producer
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