His musical, "Grab Me A Gondola", was performed at the Lyric Theatre in London, England with Joan Heal
and Denis Quilley
in the cast.
Did You Know?
You're going to have to get them out of the hotel, John; you can't do the whole thing in the hotel. (to John Cleese
, regarding the first script for Fawlty Towers
After John Cleese
submitted the initial script for Fawlty Towers
(1975), Gilbert felt that the script was "full of clichéd situations and stereotypical characters" and that the show would be "a disaster".