- Sir Bernard's Stately Homes
"Sir Bernard's Stately Homes" was a series of British TV comedy series first shown in
1998on BBC Two, it was later re-run on Play UK. Only six 10 minute programmes were produced, they were written by and stared Matt Lucasand David Walliams. It bore many similarities to the more well known " Rock Profile". The series was directed by Edgar Wright, one of the creative minds behind Asylum, Spaced, Shaun of the Deadand Hot Fuzz, and produced by Myfanwy Moorewho would become the producer of " Little Britain".
The central character was
Bernard Chumley, played by Matt Lucas, who was already a regular stand-up character of Lucas' and would go on to be a fixture of "Little Britain". The show was transmitted from 12 May-16 June 1998, on BBC2, Wednesdays at 10.20pm. In each edition, Sir Bernard and murderer/friend Anthony Rogers would investigate a number of country estates whilst searching for the Golden Potato, an advertising stunt which would win them a year's supply of Allen's Crisps ('the cheaper crisp!').
Episode 1 - Baxter Grange, home of Lord Horatio Nelson
Episode 2 - Browning Abbey, home of the archbishop of Mexford
Episode 3 - Yates Castle, former home of the Chumleys
Episode 4 - Bronson House, country retreat of Princess Anne
Episode 5 - Kendall Park, now attached to the country's largest theme park
Episode 6 - Stebson Towers, the new home of Sir Elton John
Each house is named after a character or actor from
Grange Hilland further popular culture is revisited at the end of episode five in which the pair eat snacks on a rollercoaster dressed as scouts, in a similar fashion to a bunch of scouts in one legendary edition of Jim'll Fix It. David Foxxe, Paul Putner, Roland Rivron, Rhys Thomas and Julie T. Wallaceappeared throughout the brief series. The script-editor was Barry Cryer.
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