Fawlty Towers: Series 1 & 2
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Production year: 1975
Directors: John Howard Davies, Bob Spiers
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 5-014503-107222
Running time: 6:15 (375 Min.)
Casetype: Digipak, Slip Cover
Format: PAL, 1.33:1, Full Frame
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: November 19, 2001
Collection type: Owned (#211)
Status: Available
Purchase date: June 05, 2003
Purchase price: Hidden
SRP: £34,98 GBP
Purchase place:  • Play.com
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Overview
This special edition set includes two discs with all 12 episodes.

PLUS: An exclusive third disc containing a collection of special features.

SERIES 1
A Touch of Class
The Builders
The Wedding Party
The Hotel Inspectors
Gourmet Night
The Germans

SERIES 2
Communication Problems
The Psychiatrist
Waldorf Salad
The Kipper and the Corpse
The Anniversary
Basil the Rat
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Misc.
 • Profile Contributors
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Genres
Comedy
Television
Studios
BBC
BBC Worldwide
Audio format
EnglishDD
CommentaryDD
Subtitles
English
French
German
Dutch
Tags
Region
Region: 2
Region: 4
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Series 1
2Series 2
3Bonus Materials
Extras
 • Scene Access
 • Audio Commentary
 • Featurettes
 • Production Notes
 • Outtakes
Easter Eggs
Whatever Happened to Fawlty Towers?

How To Get It:
This is the same easter egg as found on Fawlty Towers Series 2, but in the box set the egg is found on disc 3. Select subtitles from the main menu and press up to highlight the picture frame.

The picture frame will actually become highlighted automatically if you watch all the extras on disc 3 anyway.
Crew
Direction
John Howard Davies....Director
Bob Spiers....Director
Writing
John Cleese....Writer
Connie Booth....Writer
Production
John Howard Davies....Producer
Douglas Argent....Producer
Film Editing
Bill Harris....Film Editor
Bob Rymer....Film Editor
Susan Imrie....Film Editor
Music
Dennis Wilson....Composer
Sound
Mike Jones....Sound Editor
John Howell....Sound Editor
Bill Chesneau....Sound Editor
Art
Peter Kindred....Production Designer
Nigel Curzon....Production Designer
Cast
 Series 1
 1. A Touch of Class
John Cleese....Basil Fawlty
Prunella Scales....Sybil Fawlty
Andrew Sachs....Manuel
Connie Booth....Polly
Michael Gwynn....Lord Melbury
Robin Ellis....Danny Brown
Ballard Berkeley....Major Gowen
Martin Wyldeck....Sir Richard Morris
David Simeon....Mr. Mackenzie
Terence Conoley....Mr. Wareing
Lionel Wheeler....Mr. Watson
 2. The Builders
John Cleese....Basil Fawlty
Prunella Scales....Sybil Fawlty
Andrew Sachs....Manuel
Connie Booth....Polly
Ballard Berkeley....Major Gowen
David Kelly....O'Reilly
Gilly Flower....Miss Tibbs
Renee Roberts....Miss Gatsby
James S. Appleby....Stubbs
George Lee....Delivery Man
Michael Cronin....Lurphy
Michael Halsey....Jones
Barney Dorman....Kerr
 3. The Wedding Party
John Cleese....Basil Fawlty
Prunella Scales....Sybil Fawlty
Andrew Sachs....Manuel
Connie Booth....Polly
Ballard Berkeley....Major Gowen
Yvonne Gilan....Mrs. Peignoir
Conrad Phillips....Mr. Lloyd
Diana King....Mrs. Lloyd
Trevor Adams....Alan
April Walker....Jean
Gilly Flower....Miss Tibbs
Renee Roberts....Miss Gatsby
Jay Neill....Bar Guest
 4. The Hotel Inspectors
John Cleese....Basil Fawlty
Prunella Scales....Sybil Fawlty
Andrew Sachs....Manuel
Connie Booth....Polly
Bernard Cribbins....Mr. Hutchinson
James Cossins....Mr. Walt
Ballard Berkeley....Major Gowen
Gilly Flower....Miss Tibbs
Renee Roberts....Miss Gatsby
Geoffrey Morris....John
Peter Brett....Brian
 5. Gourmet Night
John Cleese....Basil Fawlty
Prunella Scales....Sybil Fawlty
Andrew Sachs....Manuel
Connie Booth....Polly
André Maranne....André
Steve Plytas....Kurt
Allan Cuthbertson....Colonel Hall
Ann Way....Mrs. Hall
Richard Caldicot....Mr. Twitchen
Betty Huntley-Wright....Mrs. Twitchen
Ballard Berkeley....Major Gowen
Gilly Flower....Miss Tibbs
Renee Roberts....Miss Gatsby
Jeffrey Segal....Mr. Heath
Elizabeth Benson....Mrs. Heath
Tony Page....Master Heath
 6. The Germans
John Cleese....Basil Fawlty
Prunella Scales....Sybil Fawlty
Andrew Sachs....Manuel
Connie Booth....Polly
Ballard Berkeley....Major Gowen
Claire Davenport....Mrs. Wilson
Gilly Flower....Miss Tibbs
Renee Roberts....Miss Gatsby
Brenda Cowling....Sister
Louis Mahoney....Doctor
John Lawrence....Mr. Sharp
Iris Fry....Mrs. Sharp
Willy Bowman....German Guest
Nick Kane....German Guest
Lisa Bergmayr....German Guest
Dan Gillan....German Guest
 Series 2
 1. Communication Problems
John Cleese....Basil Fawlty
Prunella Scales....Sybil Fawlty
Andrew Sachs....Manuel
Connie Booth....Polly
Joan Sanderson....Mrs. Richards
Ballard Berkeley....Major Gowen
Brian Hall....Terry
Gilly Flower....Miss Tibbs
Renee Roberts....Miss Gatsby
Robert Lankesheer....Mr. Thurston
Johnny Shannon....Mr. Firkins
Bill Bradley....Mr. Mackintosh
George Lee....Mr. Kerr
Mervyn Pascoe....Mr. Yardley
 2. The Psychiatrist
John Cleese....Basil Fawlty
Prunella Scales....Sybil Fawlty
Andrew Sachs....Manuel
Connie Booth....Polly
Nicky Henson....Mr. Johnson
Basil Henson....Dr. Abbott
Elspet Gray....Mrs. Abbott
Ballard Berkeley....Major Gowen
Brian Hall....Terry
Luan Peters....Raylene Miles
Aimée Delamain....Mrs. Johnson
Gilly Flower....Miss Tibbs
Renee Roberts....Miss Gatsby
Imogen Bickford-Smith....Girlfriend
 3. Waldorf Salad
John Cleese....Basil Fawlty
Prunella Scales....Sybil Fawlty
Andrew Sachs....Manuel
Connie Booth....Polly
Bruce Boa....Mr. Hamilton
Claire Nielson....Mrs. Hamilton
Norman Bird....Mr. Arrad
Stella Tanner....Mrs. Arrad
Terence Conoley....Mr. Johnston
June Ellis....Mrs. Johnston
Brian Hall....Terry
Anthony Dawes....Mr. Libson
Ballard Berkeley....Major Gowen
Gilly Flower....Miss Tibbs
Renee Roberts....Miss Gatsby
Beatrice Shaw....Miss Gurke
Dorothy Frere....Miss Hare
 4. The Kipper and the Corpse
John Cleese....Basil Fawlty
Prunella Scales....Sybil Fawlty
Andrew Sachs....Manuel
Connie Booth....Polly
Geoffrey Palmer....Dr. Price
Mavis Pugh....Mrs. Chase
Richard Davies....Mr. White
Elizabeth Benson....Mrs. White
Ballard Berkeley....Major Gowen
Gilly Flower....Miss Tibbs
Renee Roberts....Miss Gatsby
Brian Hall....Terry
Derek Royle....Mr. Leeman
Robert McBain....Mr. Xerxes
Pamela Buchner....Miss Young
Raymond Mason....Mr. Zebedee
Charles McKeown....Mr. Ingrams
Len Marten....Guest
 5. The Anniversary
John Cleese....Basil Fawlty
Prunella Scales....Sybil Fawlty
Andrew Sachs....Manuel
Connie Booth....Polly
Ken Campbell....Roger
Una Stubbs....Alice
Robert Arnold....Arthur
Pat Keen....Virginia
Roger Hume....Reg
Denise Alexander....Kitty
Christine Shaw....Audrey
Ballard Berkeley....Major Gowen
Gilly Flower....Miss Tibbs
Renee Roberts....Miss Gatsby
Brian Hall....Terry
 6. Basil the Rat
John Cleese....Basil Fawlty
Prunella Scales....Sybil Fawlty
Andrew Sachs....Manuel
Connie Booth....Polly
John Quarmby....Mr. Carnegie
Ballard Berkeley....Major Gowen
Brian Hall....Terry
Gilly Flower....Miss Tibbs
Renee Roberts....Miss Gatsby
David Neville....Ronald
Sabina Franklyn....Quentina
James Taylor....Mr. Taylor
Melody Lang....Mrs. Taylor
Stuart Sherwin....Guest