Fawlty Towers

Fawlty Towers (1975)

Don’t mention the war!

  • Genre: Comedy
  • Creator: John Cleese, Connie Booth
  • First Air Date: 1975-09-19
  • Last Air Date: 1979-10-25
  • Total Seasons: 2
  • Total Episodes: 12
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 30 min.
  • Production Company: BBC
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Networks: BBC Two
  • Director: John Howard Davies
star 8.2/10
From 660 Ratings


Owner Basil Fawlty, his wife Sybil, a chambermaid Polly, and Spanish waiter Manuel attempt to run their hotel amidst farcical situations and an array of demanding guests.

  • Keywords: hotel, waitress, married couple, slapstick comedy, chef, waiter, sitcom, angry, torquay, workplace comedy, devon
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    Fawlty Towers Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1975-09-19
    6 Episodes

    Season 2

    First Air Date: 1979-02-19
    6 Episodes

    Fawlty Towers Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1A Touch of Class30 min
    Season 1Episode 2The Builders30 min
    Season 1Episode 3The Wedding Party (a.k.a. Sex)30 min
    Season 1Episode 4The Hotel Inspectors30 min
    Season 1Episode 5Gourmet Night (a.k.a. Gourmet's Paradise)30 min
    Season 1Episode 6The Germans30 min
    Season 2Episode 1Communication Problems (a.k.a. Theft)30 min
    Season 2Episode 2The Psychiatrist30 min
    Season 2Episode 3Waldorf Salad30 min
    Season 2Episode 4The Kipper and the Corpse (a.k.a. Death)30 min
    Season 2Episode 5The Anniversary30 min
    Season 2Episode 6Basil the Rat (a.k.a. Rats)30 min
    • John Cleese

      as Basil Fawlty
    • Prunella Scales

      as Sybil Fawlty
    • Connie Booth

      as Polly Sherman
    • Andrew Sachs

      as Manuel
    • Ballard Berkeley

      as Major Gowen
    • Brian Hall

      as Terry the Chef
    • Gilly Flower

      as Miss Tibbs
    • Renee Roberts

      as Miss Gatsby
    Production Douglas Argent Producer
    Directing John Howard Davies Director
    Sound Dennis Wilson Music