Fawlty Towers: The Complete Collection (~ Remastered ~)
~ Remastered ~
Country of Origin:  United Kingdom
Production year: 1975
Director: Bob Spiers
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 5-051561-027956
Running time: 6:15 (375 Min.)
Casetype: Digipak, Slip Cover
Format: PAL, Color, 1.33:1, Full Frame
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: October 19, 2009
Collection type: Owned
Status: Unavailable ... Currently on Loan
Purchase date: October 04, 2010
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 0 / 10
Review (video): 0 / 10
Overview
This Special Edition marks the 30th Anniversary of one of the greatest situation comedies British television has ever seen. Every episode of the BAFTA winning sitcom has been fantastically remastered and for the first time ever John Cleese provides audio commentaries on all 12 episodes.

Series One
1. A Touch of Class
2. The Builders
3. The Wedding Party
4. The Hotel Inspectors
5. Gourmet Night
6. The Germans

Series Two
1. Communication Problems
2. The Psychiatrist
3. Waldorf Salad
4. The Kipper and the Corpse
5. The Anniversary
6. Basil the Rat
DVD Covers
Fawlty Towers: The Complete Collection (~ Remastered ~)
Fawlty Towers: The Complete Collection (~ Remastered ~)
Misc.
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Genres
Comedy
Television
Studios
Production Studios:
 • BBC
Media Companies:
 • BBC Worldwide
 • 2 entertain Video
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital Mono
Commentary  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Commentary  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Audio Descriptive  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles
Dutch
English
French
German
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Disc One: Season 1
2Disc Two: Season 2
3Bonus Materials
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Featurettes
 • Commentary
 • Interviews
 • Outtakes/Bloopers
 • Production Notes/Bios
 • Booklet
Easter Eggs
On the Main Menu of Disc 3 scroll down to "Cheap Tatty Review"
Click Right
The plate in Manuel's arms is highlighted, select it.
You get some footage of the Woodburn Grange Country Club (which served as the exterior of the Fawlty Towers Hotel) after it burned down (2:30 min.).
Crew
 1.1. A Touch of Class
Writing
John Cleese....Writer
Connie Booth....Writer
Production
John Howard Davies....Producer
Film Editing
Bill Harris....Film Editor
Music
Dennis Wilson....Composer
Sound
Mike Jones....Sound
Art
Mary Woods....Costume Designer
Cheryl Wright....Make-up Artist
Jean McMillan....Make-up Artist
Peter Kindred....Production Designer
 1.2. The Builders
Writing
John Cleese....Writer
Connie Booth....Writer
Production
John Howard Davies....Producer
Film Editing
Bob Rymer....Film Editor
Music
Dennis Wilson....Composer
Sound
John Howell....Sound
Art
Mary Woods....Costume Designer
Jean Speak....Make-up Artist
Peter Kindred....Production Designer
 1.3. The Wedding Party
Writing
John Cleese....Writer
Connie Booth....Writer
Production
John Howard Davies....Producer
Music
Dennis Wilson....Composer
Sound
John Howell....Sound
Art
Mary Woods....Costume Designer
Jean Speak....Make-up Artist
Peter Kindred....Production Designer
 1.4. The Hotel Inspectors
Writing
John Cleese....Writer
Connie Booth....Writer
Production
John Howard Davies....Producer
Music
Dennis Wilson....Composer
Sound
John Howell....Sound
Art
Mary Woods....Costume Designer
Jean Speak....Make-up Artist
Peter Kindred....Production Designer
 1.5. Gourmet Night
Writing
John Cleese....Writer
Connie Booth....Writer
Production
John Howard Davies....Producer
Film Editing
Bob Rymer....Film Editor
Music
Dennis Wilson....Composer
Sound
John Howell....Sound
Art
Mary Woods....Costume Designer
Jean Speak....Make-up Artist
Peter Kindred....Production Designer
 1.6. The Germans
Writing
John Cleese....Writer
Connie Booth....Writer
Production
John Howard Davies....Producer
Film Editing
Bob Rymer....Film Editor
Music
Dennis Wilson....Composer
Sound
John Howell....Sound
Art
Mary Woods....Costume Designer
Jean Speak....Make-up Artist
Peter Pegrum....Visual Effects
Ken Bomphray....Visual Effects
Peter Kindred....Production Designer
 2.1. Communication Problems
Direction
Bob Spiers....Director
Writing
John Cleese....Writer
Connie Booth....Writer
Production
Douglas Argent....Producer
Film Editing
Howard Dell....Film Editor
Music
Dennis Wilson....Composer
Sound
Mike Jones....Sound
Art
Caroline Maxwell....Costume Designer
Suzan Broad....Make-up Artist
Nigel Curzon....Production Designer
 2.2. The Psychiatrist
Direction
Bob Spiers....Director
Writing
John Cleese....Writer
Connie Booth....Writer
Production
Douglas Argent....Producer
Film Editing
Susan Imrie....Film Editor
Neil Pittaway....Film Editor
Music
Dennis Wilson....Composer
Sound
Bill Chesneau....Sound
Mike Jones....Sound
Art
Caroline Maxwell....Costume Designer
Suzan Broad....Make-up Artist
Nigel Curzon....Production Designer
 2.3. Waldorf Salad
Direction
Bob Spiers....Director
Writing
John Cleese....Writer
Connie Booth....Writer
Production
Douglas Argent....Producer
Film Editing
Neil Pittaway....Film Editor
Music
Dennis Wilson....Composer
Sound
Mike Jones....Sound
Art
Valerie Spooner....Costume Designer
Suzan Broad....Make-up Artist
Nigel Curzon....Production Designer
 2.4. The Kipper and the Corpse
Direction
Bob Spiers....Director
Writing
John Cleese....Writer
Connie Booth....Writer
Production
Douglas Argent....Producer
Film Editing
Susan Imrie....Film Editor
Howard Dell....Film Editor
Music
Dennis Wilson....Composer
Sound
Bill Chesneau....Sound
Mike Jones....Sound
Art
Caroline Maxwell....Costume Designer
Suzan Broad....Make-up Artist
Nigel Curzon....Production Designer
 2.5. The Anniversary
Direction
Bob Spiers....Director
Writing
John Cleese....Writer
Connie Booth....Writer
Production
Douglas Argent....Producer
Film Editing
Susan Imrie....Film Editor
Howard Dell....Film Editor
Music
Dennis Wilson....Composer
Sound
Bill Chesneau....Sound
Mike Jones....Sound
Art
Caroline Maxwell....Costume Designer
Suzan Broad....Make-up Artist
Nigel Curzon....Production Designer
 2.6. Basil the Rat
Direction
Bob Spiers....Director
Writing
John Cleese....Writer
Connie Booth....Writer
Production
Douglas Argent....Producer
Film Editing
Susan Imrie....Film Editor
Howard Dell....Film Editor
Music
Dennis Wilson....Composer
Sound
Bill Chesneau....Sound
Mike Jones....Sound
Art
Caroline Maxwell....Costume Designer
Pam Meager....Make-up Artist
Nigel Curzon....Production Designer
Cast
 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
 1.2. The Builders
John Cleese....Basil Fawlty
Prunella Scales....Sybil Fawlty
Andrew Sachs....Manuel
Connie Booth....Polly
Ballard Berkeley....Major Gowan
David Kelly....O'Reilly
Gilly Flower....Miss Tibbs
Renee Roberts....Miss Gatsby
James Appleby....Stubbs
George Lee....Delivery Man
Michael Cronin....Lurphy
Michael Halsey....Jones
Barney Dorman....Kerr
 1.3. 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
 1.4. 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
 1.5. 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
 1.6. 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
German Guests
Willy Bowman
Nick Kane
Lisa Bergmayr
Dan Gillan
 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
 2.2. 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
Aimee Delamain....Mrs Johnson
Gilly Flower....Miss Tibbs
Renee Roberts....Miss Gatsby
Imogen Bickford-Smith....Girlfriend
 2.3. Waldorf Salad
John Cleese....Basil Fawlty
Prunella Scales....Sybil Fawlty
Andrew Sachs....Manuel
Connie Booth....Polly Sherman
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
 2.4. 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
 2.5. 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
Denyse Alexander....Kitty
Christine Shaw....Audrey
Ballard Berkeley....Major Gowen
Gilly Flower....Miss Tibbs
Renee Roberts....Miss Gatsby
Brian Hall....Terry
 2.6. Basil the Rat
John Cleese....Basil Fawlty
Prunella Scales....Sybil Fawlty
Andrew Sachs....Manuel
Connie Booth....Polly
John Quarmby....Mr Carnegie
Brian Hall....Terry
Ballard Berkeley....Major Gowen
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