Barry Evans plays a put-upon language teacher who tries to make a living by teaching English to immigrants. With pupils from India, France, China, and many other countries, his lessons do ... See full summary »
Hyacinth Bucket (pronounced "bouquet") continually looks for opportunities to climb the social ladder, though she's wedged on a rung just below her sister Violet (whose house has a swimming... See full summary »
Barry Evans plays a put-upon language teacher who tries to make a living by teaching English to immigrants. With pupils from India, France, China, and many other countries, his lessons do not always go as planned. Written by
This show was remade in India as "Zaban Sambhal ke" (Talk with Care). In this, the students from various parts of India learn Hindi under Pankaj Kapur. See more »
In the last episode of Series Three, 'What a Tangled Web', Sid the caretaker laments at length that twenty-eight years ago he was married, despite having a whole previous episode ('How's Your Father' from Series Two) about Mr. Brown offering to pay for him to wed his partner after hearing Sid never married her. See more »
I agree with "suavebloke", Hong Kong. In my opinion, this is not a racist series. I am enjoying the re-runs on Sky Satellite at the moment & it's a funny as ever. The late Barry Evans is excellent in the role of the teacher. I wonder what ever happened to the extremely attractive Francoise Pascal, who played the French student?
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