Bernard Black runs a book shop, though his customer service skills leave something to be desired. He hires Manny as an employee. Fran runs the shop next door. Between the three of them many adventures ensue.
Alan Partridge a failed television presenter whose previous exploits had featured in the chat-show parody Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge, and who is now presenting a programed on local radio in Norwich.
Inept and manic English hotel owner and manager, Basil Fawlty, isn't cut out for his job. He's intolerant, rude and paranoid. All hell frequently breaks loose as Basil tries to run the hotel, constantly under verbal (and sometime physical) attack from his unhelpful wife Sybil, and hindered by the incompetent, but easy target, Manuel; their Spanish waiter.Written by
Each script took six weeks to write, five days to rehearse and one evening to record in the studio in front of a live audience - a total of 42 weeks to produce each series of six episodes. See more »
Stoves disappear and re-appear in the kitchen between episodes. See more »
The Doctor's coming.
My God, a Doctor, here in the Hospital, whatever shall we do?
You can leave!
Why do they call you Sister, is it a term of endearment?
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The Fawlty Towers hotel sign has its letters missing, or scrambled up to make new words. The sign presents a different error with each episode. See more »
When the show was dubbed for Spanish audiences, Manuel became an Italian. See more »