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

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    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
    Ian Rawnsley Production Designer
    Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer
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