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 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

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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
    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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