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

To The Manor Born

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1979 - 2007
  • 22 episodes (3 series)

Riches-to-rags-to-riches romantic tale of Audrey fforbes-Hamilton, forced to sell her beloved stately home to pay off her late husband's debts. Stars Penelope Keith, Peter Bowles, Angela Thorne, Gerald Sim, John Rudling and more.

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Series 3, Episode 7

Hartley's death re-opens the chasm in Richard's finances, and the manor is once again under the hammer. A saviour could still be at hand, but what does the future hold for Grantleigh - not to mention Audrey, Richard and Mrs Poo?

Notes

This episode is sometimes known by the unofficial titles Back To The Manor and The Wedding.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 29th November 1981
Time
7:15pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 7th July 2011 9:35am Gold
Thursday 7th July 2011 2:35pm Gold
Wednesday 16th May 2012 10:20am Gold
Wednesday 16th May 2012 4:20pm Gold
Monday 2nd July 2012 8:20am Gold
Monday 2nd July 2012 3:00pm Gold
Monday 24th September 2012 9:00am Gold
Monday 24th September 2012 3:00pm Gold
Monday 26th November 2012 10:00am Gold
Monday 26th November 2012 3:40pm Gold
Monday 15th July 2013 8:50am Gold
Monday 15th July 2013 2:50pm Gold
Tuesday 16th July 2013 8:30am Gold
Tuesday 16th July 2013 2:30pm Gold
Friday 31st January 2014 6:40am Gold
Friday 31st January 2014 2:15pm Gold
Friday 11th April 2014 6:45am Gold
Friday 11th April 2014 1:00pm Gold
Monday 9th June 2014 6:30am Gold
Monday 9th June 2014 3:00pm Gold
Tuesday 4th November 2014 1:40pm Drama
Tuesday 4th November 2014 7:20pm Drama
Tuesday 24th February 2015 4:15pm BBC2
Friday 20th March 2015 5:15pm BBC2 Wales
Friday 29th May 2015 3:20pm Gold
Monday 1st June 2015 6:40pm Drama
Thursday 7th January 2016 6:00pm Drama
Thursday 4th February 2016 6:00pm Drama
Saturday 27th February 2016 6:20pm Drama
Wednesday 30th March 2016 8:40am Gold
Wednesday 30th March 2016 3:20pm Gold
Saturday 16th April 2016 6:00pm Drama
Saturday 11th June 2016 6:00pm Drama
Tuesday 11th October 2016 10:40pm Yesterday
Wednesday 12th October 2016 8:40pm Yesterday
Tuesday 25th October 2016 2:45pm BBC2
Friday 9th December 2016 7:50am Gold
Friday 9th December 2016 11:55am Gold
Wednesday 1st February 2017 8:30am Gold
Wednesday 1st February 2017 2:40pm Gold
Wednesday 15th February 2017 8:40am Gold
Wednesday 15th February 2017 2:00pm Gold
Wednesday 22nd February 2017 9:55pm Gold
Sunday 26th February 2017 10:30am Gold
Monday 6th May 2019 12:30pm Drama
Saturday 18th May 2019 4:20pm Drama
Wednesday 1st July 2020 6:00pm Drama
Friday 29th January 2021 5:25pm Drama
Monday 2nd August 2021 6:40pm Drama

Cast & crew

Cast
Penelope Keith Audrey fforbes-Hamilton
Peter Bowles Richard DeVere
Angela Thorne Marjory Frobisher
Gerald Sim The Rector
John Rudling Brabinger
Daphne Heard Mrs. Polouvicka
Michael Bilton Ned
Guest cast
Jonathan Elsom J. J. Anderson
Dennis Ramsden Arnold Plunkett
Daphne Oxenford Mrs Patterson
Anthony Sharp Brigadier Lemington
Betty Tucker Mrs. Beecham
John Barron Lumsden
Peter Penry-Jones Gayforth
Tim Barrett Captain Newman
Daniel Chatto Heatherington-Poole
Writing team
Christopher Bond Writer
Production team
Gareth Gwenlan Director
Gareth Gwenlan Producer
John Dunstan Editor
Dacre Punt Production Designer
Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer

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