Comedy Clicks – This Week – Blandings

Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best sitcoms and comedy shows from both the UK and the USA.

Today we will be looking at a comedy that was produced with the partial financial assistance of the European Regional Development Fund. – Blandings

About the Show

Summary of Plot

Blandings Castle is dysfunction junction, the home of a chaotic family struggling to keep itself in order. Clarence Threepwood, Ninth Earl of Emsworth and master of Blandings Castle, yearns with all his soul to be left in peace; preferably in the company of his beloved pig, The Empress. But he never is. There is always someone who wants him to do something.- iMDB

Number of Seasons / Episodes

2 Seasons

Characters:

Timothy Spall – Lord Clarence Emsworth
Jennifer Saunders – Connie, Lady Keeble
Jack Farthing – Freddie Threepwood
Tim Vine – Beach

Trivia

  • This was filmed at Crom Castle in Northern Ireland.
  • It was first broadcast on BBC One from 13 January 2013
  • The series was produced with the partial financial assistance of the European Regional Development Fund.
  •  It was the first adaptation of Blandings for British television since the BBC’s film of Wodehouse’s novel Heavy Weather in 1995.

Clips

State Of Emergency

Problems With Drink

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