Fawlty Towers

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  • Genre(s): Comedy
  • Release year: 1975
Fawlty Towers is a British television sitcom broadcast on BBC2 in 1975 and 1979. Just two series of six episodes each were made. The show was created and written by John Cleese and Connie Booth, who also starred in the show and were married at the time... read more
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Fawlty Towers is a British television sitcom broadcast on BBC2 in 1975 and 1979. Just two series of six episodes each were made. The show was created and written by John Cleese and Connie Booth, who also starred in the show and were married at the time of the first series, but divorced before recording the second series. The show was ranked first on a list of the 100 Greatest British Television Programmes drawn up by the British Film Institute in 2000, and in 2019 it was named the "greatest ever British TV sitcom" by a panel of comedy experts compiled by the Radio Times.

Original Release

09/19/1975 on BBC

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Cast

Connie Booth Polly Sherman
Andrew Sachs Manuel
Ballard Berkeley Major Gowen
John Cleese Basil Fawlty
Prunella Scales Sybil Fawlty
Gilly Flower Miss Tibbs
Renee Roberts Miss Gatsby
Brian Hall Terry the Chef
Gilly Flower Miss Agatha Tibbs
Renee Roberts Miss Ursula Gatsby
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Communication Problems Monday, 19 February 1979
2 The Psychiatrist Monday, 26 February 1979
3 Waldorf Salad Monday, 05 March 1979
4 The Kipper and the Corpse Monday, 12 March 1979
5 The Anniversary Monday, 26 March 1979
6 Basil the Rat Thursday, 25 October 1979
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Directors

John Howard Davies, Bob Spiers

Writers

Connie Booth, John Cleese

Cast

Connie Booth Polly Sherman
Andrew Sachs Manuel
Ballard Berkeley Major Gowen
John Cleese Basil Fawlty
Prunella Scales Sybil Fawlty
Gilly Flower Miss Tibbs
Renee Roberts Miss Gatsby
Brian Hall Terry the Chef
Gilly Flower Miss Agatha Tibbs
Renee Roberts Miss Ursula Gatsby
Brian Hall Terry
Robin Ellis Danny Brown
Ken Campbell Roger
Norman Bird Mr. Arrad
Robert McBain Mr. Xerxes
Diana King Mrs. Rachel Lloyd
Una Stubbs Alice
Joan Sanderson Mrs. Alice Richards
David Kelly O'Reilly
Michael Halsey Jones - Workman #2

Producers

Editors

Susan Imrie, Bob Rymer, Bill Harris

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