British Comedy Guide

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 is repeated on Gold on Saturday at 11:20am

Series 2, Episode 5

Unfortunately for Richard, his latest attempt to overhaul the workings of the estate farm and improve its throughput happen to coincide with Marjory and Audrey's being on a kick of 'countryside conservancy'.

Notes

This episode is sometimes known by the unofficial title The Honours List.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 2nd November 1980
Time
8:35pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

  1. Monday 27th June 2011 at 9:40am on Gold
  2. Monday 27th June 2011 at 2:40pm on Gold
  3. Monday 22nd August 2011 at 9:30am on Gold
  4. Monday 22nd August 2011 at 2:20pm on Gold
  5. Thursday 15th December 2011 at 1:15pm on Gold
  6. Friday 16th December 2011 at 8:00am on Gold
  7. Thursday 3rd May 2012 at 10:15am on Gold
  8. Thursday 3rd May 2012 at 4:20pm on Gold
  9. Thursday 21st June 2012 at 9:50am on Gold
  10. Thursday 21st June 2012 at 3:10pm on Gold
  11. Wednesday 12th September 2012 at 9:00am on Gold
  12. Wednesday 12th September 2012 at 3:00pm on Gold
  13. Wednesday 14th November 2012 at 9:40am on Gold
  14. Wednesday 14th November 2012 at 3:40pm on Gold
  15. Friday 22nd February 2013 at 9:40am on Gold
  16. Friday 22nd February 2013 at 3:40pm on Gold
  17. Friday 14th June 2013 at 3:50pm on Gold
  18. Tuesday 21st January 2014 at 6:40am on Gold
  19. Tuesday 21st January 2014 at 2:10pm on Gold
  20. Tuesday 1st April 2014 at 6:55am on Gold
  21. Tuesday 1st April 2014 at 1:30pm on Gold
  22. Tuesday 27th May 2014 at 6:30am on Gold
  23. Tuesday 27th May 2014 at 3:00pm on Gold
  24. Thursday 23rd October 2014 at 1:40pm on Drama
  25. Thursday 23rd October 2014 at 7:20pm on Drama
  26. Sunday 15th February 2015 at 3:40pm on BBC2
  27. Monday 18th May 2015 at 3:20pm on Gold
  28. Tuesday 19th May 2015 at 6:40pm on Drama
  29. Wednesday 17th June 2015 at 6:40pm on Drama
  30. Monday 14th December 2015 at 1:40pm on Drama
  31. Monday 14th December 2015 at 6:00pm on Drama
  32. Monday 25th January 2016 at 6:00pm on Drama
  33. Wednesday 16th March 2016 at 8:40am on Gold
  34. Wednesday 16th March 2016 at 3:20pm on Gold
  35. Monday 19th September 2016 at 10:40pm on Yesterday
  36. Tuesday 20th September 2016 at 9:15pm on Yesterday
  37. Friday 14th October 2016 at 3:00pm on BBC2
  38. Thursday 9th February 2017 at 8:40am on Gold
  39. Thursday 9th February 2017 at 3:20pm on Gold
  40. Wednesday 16th August 2017 at 7:20pm on Drama
  41. Tuesday 5th September 2017 at 7:20pm on Drama
  42. Tuesday 5th September 2017 at 10:20pm on Yesterday
  43. Tuesday 24th October 2017 at 7:40am on Gold
  44. Friday 8th December 2017 at 7:40am on Gold
  45. Friday 5th January 2018 at 8:00am on Gold

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Penelope Keith Audrey fforbes-Hamilton
Peter Bowles Richard DeVere
Angela Thorne Marjory Frobisher
Gerald Sim The Rector
John Rudling Brabinger
Michael Bilton Ned
Guest cast
Anthony Sharp Brigadier Lemington
Nicholas McArdle Miller
Betty Tucker Mrs. Beecham
David Garth Sir Peter Allenshaw
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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