Fawlty Towers was famously inspired by an unbelievably rude hotel proprietor John Cleese encountered whilst filming with Monty Python. Written by John Cleese and Connie-Booth, Fawlty Towers remains one of the most inspired and best-loved TV series of all time.
Cast to perfection the series found Cleese playing much put-upon Torquay hotel owner Basil Fawlty, Prunella Scales as his domineering wife Sybil, Connie Booth as Polly, the dependable maid and Andrew Sachs in the role of Manuel, the non-comprehending, tyrannized waiter from Barcelona.
Each storyline remains a classic, with every guest another incovenience in Basil’s life – from the regulars, eccentric dodderer Major Gowen and charming elderly ladies Miss Gatsby and Miss Tibbs, to visitors such as Bernard Cribbins’ fastidious spoon salesman and the deaf but imperious Joan Sanderson as Miss Richards. Whether it is builders, Germans, wedding guests, American tourists, corpses or even rats, there's always someone or something to drive Basil to desperation.
Fawlty Towers remains as popular today as it has ever been and now remastered, this comic masterpiece is ready to be savoured again and again.
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Excellent viewing and even better price! Zavvi just keeps getting better!
One of the best comedy series ever,brand new in mint condiccion,delivered quickly,glad to be one of your customers,thankyou.
bought these for my son's birthday I had totally forgot how funny the series was highly recommended for a good lol!
bought as a gift arrived in perfect condition and within two days of order
Amazing - the humour is timeless. Have watched countless times and still it has me in hysterics.
Excellent Fawlty Towers Collection which shows all the 12 original episodes as well as some other extra's. The episodes are more funny then I originally remembers all those years ago. A definate buy for anybody interested in Great British comedy.
Fawlty Towers is just as wonderful as I remembered it. Funny, witty, side-splitting humor at its best!!
As a big fan of British humour, especially Monty Python and Black Adder, I purchased Fawlty Towers - The Complete Collection (30th Anniversary) for my wife and myself for a good laugh before the good night's sleep. We were not disappointed as this is one of the best sitcoms ever!
Fawlty Towers - The Complete Collection is brilliantly mastered. I had not realised how old it was - showing my age!
Fawlty Towers - The Complete Collection is well worth watching. As it has been remastered, the picture is better than ever. Cleese and the clan are at their very best.
Fawlty Towers - The Complete Collection is 30 years old already and still as funny as when it was first shown. This is a must for classic British comedy fans.
Fawlty Towers is absolutely brilliant. Complete collection to watch in marathon laugh out load session
Falty Towers - The Complete Collection is an excellent DVD. It brings back the memories from the past and it is so funny.
This is the first time I have purchased from Zavvi, and was very pleased with excellent service and very quick delivery.
A classic that is a must see and very fun and now comes in nice box set with some great extras
Excellent Series for any Generation; A lasting Classic.
Superb! Brilliantly remastered version of the classic series with lots of extras! Excellent quality never seen before
Bought this for teenage sons friend, he absolutely loves it.