Introducing the Fawlty Towers Podcast

We are proud to present the latest project from the Blackadder Podcast team, the Fawlty Towers Podcast. This will be a retrospective look at the classic BBC sitcom working in chronological order from A Touch of Class forwards.

 

Episode 1 will remain available in the Blackadder Podcast feed for a limited time, but we strongly encourage you to subscribe to the Fawlty Towers Podcast feed to make sure you get each episode as soon as it is available.

 

You can subscribe using any podcast provider, but for ease, here are a few links to help out:

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