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To the manor born [videorecording] : the complete collection / BBC ; produced by Gareth Gwenlan and Justin Davies ; directed by Gareth Gwenlan ; written by Peter Spence and Christopher Bond.


  • DVD DVD
  • ISBN: 9781419869495
  • ISBN: 1419869493
  • Description: 5 videodiscs (ca. 650 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Silver anniverary ed.
  • Publisher: [England] : BBC Video : 2 Entertain ; Burbank, CA : Distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Home Video, [2008]

Available copies

  • 4 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Part Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult DVDs DVD/ To (Text to phone) Available -
Marblehead Adult DVD RENTAL DVD 791.457 TO Disc 5 2008 (Marblehead pickup only) (Text to phone) Disc 5 Available -
Marblehead Adult DVD RENTAL DVD 791.457 TO Discs 1-2 2008 (Marblehead pickup only) (Text to phone) Discs 1-2 Available -
Marblehead Adult DVD RENTAL DVD 791.457 TO Discs 3-4 2008 (Marblehead pickup only) (Text to phone) Discs 3-4 Available -

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from container.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Music, Ronnie Hazelhurst.
Participant or Performer Note: Penelope Keith, Peter Bowles, Angela Thorne.
Summary: Disc 1. Season 1: episodes 1-6. Newly widowed Audrey is forced to auction Grantleigh when she finds out that her husband was bankrupt. She is mortified when the buyer is "a Czech grocer" intent on running his Empire from the Manor.
Disc 2. Season 2: episodes 7-13. Hilarity abounds as Richard imposes new efficiency standards upon farm management and stirs Audrey's protest with his modernizing methods.
Disc 3. Season 3: episodes 14-20. In this final season the flirtatious rivalry abounds between our revered aristocrats but as fate takes an unexpected twist will this mismatched couple end their rivalry and give us the ending we all wish for?
Disc 4. Special Features: 1979 Christmas special. "Funny Turns": Penelope Keith. Profile of the actress. "Turning Points": Peter Bowles reveals the turning point of his career. 4 never filmed radio episodes.
Disc 5. Silver anniversary special and Making of Silver anniversary special.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD; Dolby digital stereo.; apsect ratio 4:3 except Silver anniversary special 16:9; NTSC.
Language Note: Closed captioned (except Silver anniversary special English SDH).
Gwenlan, Gareth. (Added Author). Spence, Peter, 1944- (Added Author). Bond, C. G. (Christopher Godfrey), 1945- (Added Author). Keith, Penelope, 1940- (Added Author). Bowles, Peter, 1936- (Added Author). Thorne, Angela, 1939- (Added Author). British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service. (Added Author). BBC Video (Firm) (Added Author). 2 Entertain (Firm) (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author).

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