John Cleese and his wife and
Here are some clips from "Fawlty Towers.
Andrew Sachs died in 2016.
The Wedding Party
Only six episodes were made in 1975, and because Cleese was unable to keep the scripts to 30 mins, so it became the first comedy series that had different running times each episode,
Series one won a BAFTA award in 1976, and numerous awards from the people over the years and kept it and keeps it today a must watch tv event..
Episodes of "Fawlty Towers" Series One
A Touch Of Class
The Wedding Party
The Hotel Inspectors
Each episode was non stop laughing, and the relationship between all the
Perhaps the most classic clip from the first series came in "The Germans". Try not to
Series two was delayed until 1979, partly because John Cleese and his wife Connie Booth had
got divorced, but still were friends and managed to co write and develop the characters from series one.
Episodes Of Fawlty Towers Series Two.
The Kipper And The Corpse
Basil And The Rat
The second series was cut short because of a BBC strike, and also meant that the last episode was transmitted several weeks later. Even worse news, despite
rumours of a missing episode and remakes, that was it. Fawlty Towers never opened its doors again, except for a reunion documentary in 2009.
The Main Cast
John Cleese, born John Marwood Cleese in 1939, played Basil Fawlty and he started in the 70s in "Monty Pythons Flying Circus", he wrote for numerous comedy shows and even starred with Miss Piggy in "The Muppet Show". Some of the film credits in the 70s included "And Now For Something Completely Different","Monty Python And The Holy Grail" "Life Of Brian".
Prunella Scales, born Prunella Magaret Rumney Illingsworth in 1932, and played Basils wife Sybil. She appeared in many BBC
programmes during the 70s including "Jackanory","The Big Job","BBC2 Playhouse".
Connie Booth, born 1944 and played the waitress Polly Sherman. Connie played also in "And Now For Something Completely Different", "Monty Pythons Flying Circus","Play For Today"in the 70s.
Andrew Sachs, born 1930 and played the Spanish waiter with a poor grasp of English. He also starred in the 70s in "Rising Damp","The Basil Brush Show","Are You Being Served".
Other stars came through the doors of Fawlty Towers to make
oit such a comedy classic.
Here is John Cleese talking about "Fawlty Towers".
One more last clip to make you smile the rest of the day.