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Fawlty Towers - Series 1 - Region 2 DVD

Fawlty Towers - Series 1
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Directed by :
John Howard-Davies John Howard-Davies

Starring :
Andrew Sachs Andrew Sachs


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British Comedy: Fawlty Towers (11 items)
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Description: Often hailed as the greatest ever British sitcom, Fawlty Towers is closer to the more elaborate tradition of farce. Comprising two series made in 1975 and 1979, the total of just 12 episodes were painstakingly constructed by writers John Cleese and Connie Booth. Unlike most British farce, however, Fawlty Towers deals with the big themes--death, psychology, xenophobia and even sex-o-phobia (Basil's marriage to Sybil is the most sterile ever depicted in a sitcom).Basil's contempt for his guests is, of course, legendary. It takes little from patrons to unleash his sledgehammer sarcasm: "Rosewood, mahogany, teak? Sorry, I was w ... (more)
Manufacturer: 2 Entertain Video
Release date: 8 October 2001
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 5014503106423
Tags: Comedy (1), Britcom (1), Sitcom (1), Bbc (1), UK (1)
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British Comedy: Fawlty Towers (11 tv items)

"SERIES ONE (1975) 6 episodes Series Score: 58 Episode Average: 9.67 Perfect 10's: 5S1E1A TOUCH OF CLASSOriginally broadcast: 19 September 1975 Directed by: John Howard Davies Written by: John Cleese, Connie BoothSybil insists that hanging a picture must come before writing the menus, Basil hopes that an expensive advert will attract high class clientele, and a member of the aristocracy asks if it might be possible to cash a cheque."

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