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John Cleese to Star in ‘Fawlty Towers’ Revival

John Cleese to Erstwhile appear in &lsquo];Fawlty Towers’ Recuperation

Yet another classic cycle is getting a long-awaited recuperation. (We have to be running outside of shows to recuperate, right? At this hither facet what is eventide placed? There’s This time it is the legendary Briton sitcom 

Fawlty Towers, that is approaching rearward. Original cycle co-creator and divine John Cleese will conduct the teach, adversative his reality-boom daughter, Camilla Cleese.


In the updated rotation, Cleese’s Basil Fawlty will apparently team with his daughter to run a new hotel.

Here was Cleese’s statement on the new.

What I like about Matt George, the new 

What I like about Matt[George, the new 

Fawlty Towers’ producer] is that, unlike many producers, he really ‘gets’ the creative process. When we first met, he offered an excellent first idea, and then Matt, my daughter Camilla, and I had one of the best creative sessions I can remember. By dessert we had an overall concept so good that, a few days later, it won the approval of Rob and Michele Reiner. Camilla and I look forward enormously to expanding it into a series.

— whose Castle Rock Entertainment company is backing the revival — said “John Cleese is a comedy legend. Just the idea of working with him makes me laugh.
The original 

(Of the new show, Reiner — whose Castle Rock Entertainment company is backing the revival — said “John Cleese is a comedy legend. Just the idea of working with him makes me laugh.”)

Fawlty Towers,(Of the new teach, Reiner —
is widely considered one of the most remarkable Britain TV comdies in chronicle, and starred Cleese adversative his wife at the term, Connie Booth, who also co-created and co-wrote the teach with him. Cleese based the character of Basil Fawlty on a hotel owner he had encountered in his travels with Monty Python. (The holder, Donald Sinclair, eventide has his own Wikipedia page.)

Despite its popularity and longevity, Fawlty Towers

Lasted for two periods of 12 total episodes in the 1970s — at least until now. More than 40 years after its original conclusion, it will finally get current installments.

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John Cleese to Star in ‘Fawlty Towers’ Revival: An Exciting Look at What’s Coming

John Cleese is set to star in a long-awaited revival of his beloved BBC television comedy, ‘Fawlty Towers’. After almost forty years since the last episode aired, the iconic British actor and comedian will return to one of his most celebrated roles in a highly anticipated BBC series.

Frequently Asked Questions About John Cleese’s Return To ‘Fawlty Towers’:

When Will The Series Air?

The revival of ‘Fawlty Towers’ is expected to air later this year, however an exact air date has not yet been announced.

Which Other Actors Will Star in the Series?

At this stage few additional details have been officially released, however it is believed that Prunella Scales will return in her original role as Sybil Fawlty, as will the series’ other original cast members.

Will New Characters Feature in the Series?

Yes, a number of new characters will be added to the classic cast in the new series.

What Can Viewers Expect from the Series?

Viewers can expect all the familiar classic elements of ‘Fawlty Towers’ that made it a classic series in the first place as well as some new surprises.

What is the Plot of the Series?

At this stage, plot details remain scarce. All that is known is that ‘Fawlty Towers’ will return with all its classic elements, with John Cleese reprising his role as Basil Fawlty.


The news of John Cleese’s return to one of his most iconic roles in a ‘Fawlty Towers’ revival has delighted fans worldwide. Despite few details being released, viewers can expect all the classic elements of the beloved series as well as some new surprises. In further exciting news, Prunella Scales is set to reprise her role as Sybil Fawlty, with other cast members expected to return and a number of new characters added to the mix. The revival of ‘Fawlty Towers’ is expected to air later this year, however an exact date has not been revealed.‘Fawlty Towers’

What other projects has John Cleese been involved in?

John Cleese has had an illustrious career in entertainment, including movies, television series, video games, books, and more. Notable films he has been involved in include Monty Python and the Holy Grail, A Fish Called Wanda, Rat Race, and the Shrek films. He is also known for producing, writing, and acting in multiple television series, including Fawlty Towers, Hold the Sunset, and Will & Grace. He has also been involved in theater, voicing characters in video games, and writing several books.

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