P.G. Wodehouses beloved Blandings Castle stories, which follow the foibles of an eccentric aristocrat, his peculiar family, and the ramshackle ancestral home they share, come to vivid life in this witty British series. Timothy Spall (The Kings Speech) and Jennifer Saunders (Absolutely Fabulous) sparkle as Wodehouses madcap protagonists.. P.G. Wodehouses beloved Blandings Castle stories, which follow the foibles of an eccentric aristocrat, his peculiar family, and the ramshackle ancestral home they share, come to vivid life in this witty British series. Timothy Spall (The Kings Speech) and Jennifer Saunders (Absolutely Fabulous) sparkle as Wodehouses madcap protagonists.
Series 2 finds the dysfunctional inhabitants of Blandings Castle caught up in more uproarious adventures, from dodging an insane asylum to thwarting a most unseemly memoir. Clarence and Connie must also contend with a spate of unwelcome houseguests, including the irascible Duke of Dunstable (Harry Enfield, Skins) and their dreadful older sister, Charlotte (Celia Imrie, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel), who seems determined to make Blandings her permanent home. With guest stars including Rose Leslie (Game of Thrones) and Robert Bathurst (Downton Abbey), these seven pitch-perfect adaptations capture Wodehouses masterful skewering of the British upper classes. . Episode One: Throwing Eggs
The odious Duke of Dunstable plans to have Clarence committed. Its up to Freddie and Beach, Blandings port-fueled butler, to hatch a scheme that will rescue him. It involves an imposter, two star- crossed lovers and plenty of eggs.
Episode Two: Dirty Work at the Crossroads
Clarences terrifying sister, Charlotte, has threatened to move into Blandings permanently. And if thats not enough pressure, the Empress has some competition in the upcoming fat pig contest. Freddie has an extreme solution to solve both crises.
Episode Three: Hallo to All This
Clarences younger brother Galahad is at Blandings, penning a scandalous memoir. Connie is desperate to save the family name and enlists Freddies help in keeping the manuscript away from the publisher.
Episode Four: Lord Emsworth Acts for the Best
Clarences new beard is an embarrassment, but things are about to get worse. The heating at Blandings is on the fritz when a Hollywood film crew arrives. Freddie immediately falls for the star actress, and only Lord Emsworth can convince her of Freddies honorable intentions.
Episode Five: Sticky Wicket at Blandings
Colonel Fanshawe is visiting Blandings with a swanky proposition for Clarence, and Connie is desperate to impress. But Beach is asleep on the job literally. Fanshawes daughter complicates Freddies life by stealing his Aunt Julias dog.
Episode Six: Necessary Rhino
Hannibal Didcot accuses Clarence of selling him a fake painting. Connie tries to distract Hannibal with a wealthy American heiress who is visiting Blandings. And Clarences brother Galahad has his own plan to teach the bully Hannibal a lesson.
Episode Seven: The Custody of the Pumpkin
Fed up with her troublesome nephew, Connie plans to marry Freddie off to Sir Gregorys peculiar niece, Felicity. But plans are complicated when Clarence refuses to give up a prize pumpkin as part of the deal. . Series Cast
Timothy Spall ... Lord Clarence Emsworth (13 episodes, 2013-2014)
Jennifer Saunders ... Connie, Lady Keeble (13 episodes, 2013-2014)
Jack Farthing ... Freddie Threepwood (13 episodes, 2013-2014)
Tim Vine ... Beach (7 episodes, 2014)
Mark Williams ... Sebastian Beach (6 episodes, 2013)