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To the Manor Born was a British sitcom that aired between 1979 - 1981 and in 2007.
This is the 1st disc of the 2nd Series.
The 1979 Christmas Special
With the fforbes-Hamilton's always providing the church's crib, Audrey, Marjory and Old Ned, who is acting as Audrey's butler while Brabinger is visiting his granddaughter, make a crib. However, when they go to place it in the Church, Richard, having been asked by the Rector, has installed a brand new crib. After an initial argument, both favour the other's crib, but the Rector decides upon Richard's. On Christmas Day, Audrey and Marjory are both bored at the Lodge, having declinced invitations to the Manor. Later in the day, an equally bored Richard and Mrs. Poo arrive at the Lodge, whereupon Audrey suggests they play Sardines.
Richard wants to make the Estate more efficient and more profitable, so employs a new Farm Manager, Mr Spalding. Brabinger is away due to illness, so Ned takes his place temporarily while Richard renovates his tied cottage. Audrey suspects Richard wants to get rid of Ned, so has a dinner party to prove how awful his cooking is.
Audrey and Margory's old school friend, Diana ("Podge Hodge"), comes to stay after her divorce, but due to Audrey's leaky roof, she has to stay at the Manor, where she gets on well with Richard.
Margory goes away on residential course to produce Antony and Cleopatra, and this leaves Audrey so bored and lonely she invites tradesman round to give her free estimates. Richard has bought a £40,000 vase from Christie's, and it goes missing the day after he gets it home. Guest starring Roger Brierley.
Video: MPEG-2, 720x576px, 50Hz, 1:333
Audio: English Stereo, AC3 48kHz 2 channels
Main Soundtrack: Dolby Digital Stereo
Run Time: 110 minutes
Disc Format: PAL DVD5
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