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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 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

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    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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