Blott on the Landscape (1985)

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Bawdy adaption of Tom Sharpe's comic tale. A landowning MP attempts to have a motorway built through the grounds of his wife's ancestral home.

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 Blott (6 episodes, 1985)
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 Lady Maud Lynchwood (6 episodes, 1985)
George Cole ...
 Sir Giles Lynchwood (6 episodes, 1985)
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 Mrs Forthby (6 episodes, 1985)
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 Hoskins (6 episodes, 1985)
Matyelok Gibbs ...
 Miss Percival 1 (6 episodes, 1985)
Sylvia Barter ...
 Miss Percival 2 (6 episodes, 1985)
John Rapley ...
 Colonel Chapman (6 episodes, 1985)
Nicholas Selby ...
 General Burnett (6 episodes, 1985)
Georgine Anderson ...
 Mrs Bullett Finch (6 episodes, 1985)
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 Construction Worker #1 (6 episodes, 1985)
Simon Cadell ...
 Dundridge (5 episodes, 1985)
Geoffrey Bayldon ...
 Ganglion (5 episodes, 1985)
Geoffrey Chater ...
 Minister (5 episodes, 1985)
Jeremy Clyde ...
 Densher (5 episodes, 1985)
Sarah Porter ...
 Bessie Williams (5 episodes, 1985)
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 Mr Bullett Finch (5 episodes, 1985)
John Welsh ...
 Lord Leakham (4 episodes, 1985)
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 Mrs Wynn (4 episodes, 1985)
Jolyon McDowell ...
 TV Reporter (4 episodes, 1985)
Brian Coburn ...
 Hefty (3 episodes, 1985)
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 Sir Francis Puckerington (3 episodes, 1985)
John Junkin ...
 Waiter (3 episodes, 1985)
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Sir Giles Lynchwood has nearly got everything, he's rich, he's powerful (he's a Conservative MP) but two things annoy him. Firstly it's his house. It's a rotting manor house. And the second thing is his wife, Lady Maud Lynchwood. Strong-willed Maud wants to have kids with Giles (to carry on the family line) but Giles wouldn't have sex with Maud if she wasn't the last woman on Earth. He also cheats on Maud with Mrs Forthby. Giles thinks up a plan to get rid of the house. He convinces the Government to build the extension of a motorway (highway) through the grounds and through the house itself. Maud finds out about this and is determined to stay in her house. She dreams of divorcing Giles and with the aid of her foreign handyman, Blott (who has a mysterious past but owes Maud's father a big debt) sets out to stop the motorway and tries to turn the manor into a safari zoo. But Giles and Dundridge, the motorway controller, have other ideas... Written by Lee Horton <Leeh@tcp.co.uk>

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Good film, providing a laugh which at my age I really need
26 January 2007 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Like another viewer it was my first time I'd seen David Suchet - what a comparison to his Agatha Christie role and tonight I've just watched another Hercule Poirot. A great actor. I had read several of Tom Sharpe's books but this one made the best film. I'd forgotten it was a series. When I saw Geraldine James some years later, I was amazed at how young she was, as she played a much older woman in Blott.I don't even think she looks that old 22 years later. George Cole is always great to watch - anything from the Belles of St Trinians to Minder. With Tom Sharpe's stories you just know that all sorts of happenings will eventually come together and combine in a great humorous disaster. I'd love to see it again - hope it turns up on DVD Jessie in Sydney, Australia


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