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

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
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