Fawlty Towers

Fawlty Towers

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Cast

John Cleese isBasil Fawlty
Basil Fawlty
Prunella Scales isSybil Fawlty
Sybil Fawlty
Connie Booth isPolly Sherman
Polly Sherman
Ballard Berkeley isMajor Gowen
Major Gowen
Brian Hall isTerry the Chef
Terry the Chef
Gilly Flower isMiss Tibbs
Miss Tibbs
Renee Roberts isMiss Gatsby
Miss Gatsby

Synopsis

Fawlty Towers is a British sitcom produced by BBC Television that was first broadcast on BBC2 in 1975 and 1979. Twelve episodes were made. The show was written by John Cleese and his then wife Connie Booth, both of whom also starred in the show. The series is set in Fawlty Towers, a fictional hotel in the seaside town of Torquay, on the “English Riviera”. The plots centre around tense, rude and put-upon owner Basil Fawlty, his bossy wife Sybil, a comparatively normal chambermaid Polly, and hapless Spanish waiter Manuel and their attempts to run the hotel amidst farcical situations and an array of demanding and eccentric guests. In a list drawn up by the British Film Institute in 2000, voted by industry professionals, Fawlty Towers was named the best British television series of all time.

Fawlty Towers
Fawlty Towers
Fawlty Towers
Fawlty Towers
Original title Fawlty Towers
First air date Sep 19, 1975
Last air date Oct 25, 1979
Seasons 2
Episodes 12
Duration 30m

Seasons and episodes

1Season 1 Sep 19, 1975
2Season 2 Feb 19, 1979

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