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 6

Richard plans a skiing holiday, but with his mother ill and Audrey having put her back out, will he ever leave? He's just got to learn how to ski first!

Notes

This episode is sometimes known by the unofficial title Vive Le Sport.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 9th November 1980
Time
8:35pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

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

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Penelope Keith Audrey fforbes-Hamilton
Peter Bowles Richard DeVere
Angela Thorne Marjory Frobisher
John Rudling Brabinger
Daphne Heard Mrs. Polouvicka
Michael Bilton Ned
Guest cast
Daphne Oxenford Mrs Patterson
John Gleeson Mr. Purvis
Celia Imrie Polly (Checkout Girl / Doctor's Receptionist)
Betty Tucker Mrs. Beecham
Manning Wilson Dr. Horton
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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