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 2, Episode 2

Audrey and Marjory invite old school friend Podge for the weekend, following her recent divorce. The figure that arrives, however, is far from that which they expected!

Notes

This episode is sometimes known by the unofficial title The Spare Room.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 12th October 1980
Time
8:35pm
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
    Michael Bilton Ned
    Guest cast
    Joan Blackham Diana 'Podge' Hodge
    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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