Fawlty Towers

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Hotel owner Basil Fawlty's incompetence, short fuse, and arrogance form a combination that ensures accidents and trouble are never far away.


  • Genre: Comedy
  • Rating: 9.2 (86 votes)
  • Runtime: 30 minutes
  • Status: Ended
  • Years: 1975 - 1979
  • Episodes per season: 6
  • Network: BBC Two


Fawlty Towers - season 1

Season 1 (1975)

Rating: 7.8
Fawlty Towers - season 2

Season 2 (1979)

Rating: 7.8

Characters and Actors

John Cleese as Basil Fawlty in Fawlty Towers

Basil Fawlty

Actor: John Cleese
Also in: Over the Garden Wall
Andrew Sachs as Manuel in Fawlty Towers


Actor: Andrew Sachs
Connie Booth as Polly in Fawlty Towers


Actor: Connie Booth
Prunella Scales as Sybil Fawlty in Fawlty Towers

Sybil Fawlty

Actor: Prunella Scales
Ballard Berkeley as Major Gowen in Fawlty Towers

Major Gowen

Actor: Ballard Berkeley
Brian Hall as Terry in Fawlty Towers


Actor: Brian Hall
Gilly Flower as Miss Abitha Tibbs in Fawlty Towers

Miss Abitha Tibbs

Actor: Gilly Flower
Renee Roberts as Miss Gatsby in Fawlty Towers

Miss Gatsby

Actor: Renee Roberts