Eccentric aristocrat Clarence Emsworth (Timothy Spall, The King's Speech) longs for peace and quiet, but his tumbledown country estate is under siege as never before. His terrifying sister Charlotte arrives, his dimwitted son Freddie can't stop causing trouble, and his brother's shocking memoirs threaten to ruin the whole family. Based on the "Blandings Castle" stories by P.G. Wodehouse, set in 1929, this farcical, thoroughly British series also stars Jennifer Saunders (AbFab) as Lady Connie. 7 episodes, 3 1/2 hrs, 2 DVDs, SDH.
Episode One: Throwing Eggs
The odious Duke of Dunstable plans to have Clarence committed. It's up to Freddie and Beach, Blanding's port-fueled butler, to hatch a scheme that will rescue him. It involves an imposter, two star-crossed lovers - an
Packaging: Boxed set
Run Time: 210 minutes, plus bonus programming
Number of Discs: 2
Color or B&W: Color