To The Manor Born - Series 1 (DVD)

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To The Manor Born - Series 1 (DVD)

Penelope Keith, who was riding a crest of a wave after her success in The Good Life, was given her own starring comedy vehicle in the shape of TO THE ...

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ProClassic comedy

ConsNot laugh out loud funny

Audrey fforbes-Hamilton is not exactly devastated when her husband, the owner of Grantleigh Manor, dies, thinking that she finally will have full control of the estate. But then she discovers that her husband hadn't been entirely truthful with her and in fact was practically bankrupt before his...

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“How to be Lord of the Manor”

published 10/09/2017

ProA classic comedy that still makes me laugh.

ConsNone.

To the Manor Born was first aired in 1979. This is a classic comedy which I've always enjoyed watching. I remember watching it on TV, and have seen the repeats many times. But I just can't remember watching the very first season, so decided to buy the complete first series from Amazon. Series...

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Penelope Keith, who was riding a crest of a wave after her success in The Good Life, was given her own starring comedy vehicle in the shape of TO THE MANOR BORN. She plays Audrey Fforbes-Hamilton (with two F's), who inherits a large stately home after the death of her husband. No sooner has she taken sole charge of Grantleigh Manor than she finds that her husband was bankrupt and she is forced to sell up to rich London businessman Richard DeVere (Peter Bowles). Moving into the Manor's lodge, Audrey is determine to keep an eye on the new owner and to one day get back her home. Whilst at Grantleigh, Richard is finding that being Lord of the Manor comes with its own problems and responsibilities and that he could use Audrey's help.

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