What The Butler Saw
What The Butler Saw

What The Butler Saw

  • TV comedy drama
  • BBC Two
  • 1987
  • 1 episode

Bawdy comedy by Joe Orton, set in Dr Prentice's Home for the Disturbed. Also features Dinsdale Landen, Tessa Peake-Jones, Prunella Scales, Tyler Butterworth, Timothy West and Bryan Pringle

Key details

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
1987
Channels
BBC Two
Episodes
1
Stars
Dinsdale Landen, Tessa Peake-Jones, Prunella Scales, Tyler Butterworth, Timothy West and Bryan Pringle
Writers
Joe Orton and Stuart Griffiths
Director
Barry Davis
Producer
Shaun Sutton
Companies

In Dr Prentice's Home for the Disturbed, it is a toss-up which are the crazier - patients or administrators. After a day of inspired lunacy, the administrators win by a short head...

Additional details

Production
Studio
Picture
Colour

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Sunday 24th May 1987 at 7:45pm on BBC Two
Episode length
85 minutes
All previous repeats
  • Wednesday 16th June 2010 at 10:30pm on BBC4

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