"In Court After the Boat Race (a.k.a. Jeeves' Arrival) (a.k.a. Jeeves Takes Charge)"
Mary Wimbush [ Aunt Agatha ], Michael Siberry [ Bingo Little ], Elizabeth Kettle [ Honoria Glossop ], Roger Brierley [ Sir Roderick Glossop ], Jane Downs [ Lady Glossop ], Alistair Haley [ Oswald Glossop ], John Woodnutt [ Sir Watkyn Bassett ], Jason Calder [ Lord Rainsby ], Ian Jeffs [ Eustace Wooster ], Hugo E. Blick [ Claude Wooster ], Adam Blackwood [ Barmy Fotheringay Phipps ], Justine Glenton [ Daphne Braithwaite ], Robert Daws [ Tuppy Glossop ], Richard Stirling [ Boko Fittleworth ], Richard Dixon [ Oofy Prosser ], John Duval [ Freddie Chalk-Marshall ], Michael Ripper [ Drones Porter ], Tim Barker [ Cabbie ]
Bertie Wooster's Aunt Agatha wishes him to marry the robust Honoria Glossop.
His new valet Jeeves arrives just in time to suggest a scheme for eluding matrimony.
b: 22 Apr 90
NOTE: John Duval was miscredited as John Duvall.
"Bertie is in Love (a.k.a. Golf Tournament) (a.k.a. Tuppy and the Terrier)"
Mary Wimbush [ Aunt Agatha ], Brenda Bruce [ Aunt Dahlia ], Robert Daws [ Tuppy Glossop ], Nina Botting [ Bobbie Wickham ], Adam Blackwood [ Barmy Fotheringay Phipps ], Rosemary Martin [ Lady Wickham ], Brian Haines [ Sir Cuthbert Wickham ], Constance Novis [ Cora Bellinger ], Michael Poole [ Prof. Cluj ], Zulema Dene [ Aneta Cluj ], Billy Mitchell [ Mr Blumenfield ], Anatol Yusef [ Sydney Blumenfield ], David Blake Kelly [ Enoch Simpson ], Owen Brenman [ Rev. Beefy Bingham ], Michael Ripper [ Drones Porter ], Scilla Stewart [ Pianist ]
Trouble brews when Bertie becomes enamored of the wily Bobbie Wickham.
Bertie's old friend Tuppy Glossop dotes on an overbearing opera singer.
b: 29 Apr 90
"The Village Sports Day at Twing (a.k.a. The Gambling Event) (a.k.a. The Purity of the Turf)"
Mary Wimbush [ Aunt Agatha ], Nicholas Selby [ Uncle George ], Paula Jacobs [ Maud Wilberforce ], Michael Siberry [ Bingo Little ], Richard Braine [ Rupert Steggles ], Charles Millham [ Freddie Widgeon ], Jack Watling [ Lord Wickhammersley ], Richenda Carey [ Lady Wickhammersley ], Helena Michell [ Cynthia ], Cheryl Pay [ Mavis ], Georgia Allen [ Hildegarde ], Kelly Cryer [ Myrtle ], Ruth Burnett [ Beryl ], Jack May [ Vicar ], Ben Davis [ Harold Harmsworth ], James Patten [ Ted Tucker ], Michael Ripper [ Drones Porter ], Norman Lumsden [ Buffers Porter ], Richard Dixon [ Oofy Prosser ], Richard Stirling [ Boko Fittleworth ], John Duval [ Freddie Chalk-Marshall ], Beryl King [ Mrs Penworthy ], Deddie Davies [ Serving Lady ], Margaret Lawley [ Serving Lady ]
Bertie's Uncle George considers marrying a young waitress, much to the dismay of Aunt Agatha. Bertie and Bingo place secret wagers on competitors at a village sports day.
b: 6 May 90
NOTE: Richard Braine was miscredited as Richard Brain.
John Duval was miscredited as John Duvall.
"How Does Gussie Woo Madeline? (a.k.a. The Hunger Strike)"
Brenda Bruce [ Aunt Dahlia ], Ralph Michael [ Tom Travers ], Amanda Elwes [ Angela Travers ], Richard Garnett [ Gussie Fink Nottle ], Robert Daws [ Tuppy Glossop ], Francesca Folan [ Madeline Bassett ], John Barrard [ Anatole ], Adam Blackwood [ Barmy Fotheringay Phipps ], Richard Dixon [ Oofy Prosser ], Michael Ripper [ Drones Porter ]
Aunt Dahlia tries to coerce Bertie into giving prizes at a grammar school ceremony in Market Snodsbury.
Newt-fancier Gussie Fink Nottle pines for Madeline Bassett at Brinkley Court.
b: 13 May 90
"Will Anatole Return to Brinkley Court? (a.k.a. The Matchmaker) (a.k.a. Jeeves' Arrival) (a.k.a. Brinkley Manor)"
Brenda Bruce [ Aunt Dahlia ], Ralph Michael [ Tom Travers ], Amanda Elwes [ Angela Travers ], Francesca Folan [ Madeline Bassett ], Robert Daws [ Tuppy Glossop ], Richard Garnett [ Gussie Fink Nottle ], Adam Blackwood [ Barmy Fotheringay Phipps ], Richard Dixon [ Oofy Prosser ], John Barrard [ Anatole ], Peter Hughes [ Headmaster ], Neil Hallett [ Seppings ], Joan White [ Old Woman ], Henry Power [ G.G. Simmons ], Declan Traynor [ P.K. Purvis ]
Bertie returns to Brinkley Court, where he undertakes to reunite cousin Angela with Tuppy and Gussie with Madeline. Jeeves concocts an alternate scheme to settle the estranged lovers' differences.
b: 20 May 90
"The Silver Jug (a.k.a. Jeeves Saves the Cow Creamer)"
John Turner [ Spode ], John Woodnutt [ Sir Watkyn ], Charlotte Attenborough [ Stiffy ], Diana Blackburn [ Madeline ], Richard Garnett [ Gussie ], Simon Treves [ Stinker ], Vivian Pickles [ Aunt Dahlia ], Campbell Morrison [ Oates ], Martin Clunes [ Barmy ], Harry Landis [ Proprietor ], Michael Ripper [ Porter ], Catherine Livesey [ Housemaid ], Alan Gilchrist [ Constable ], John Atkinson [ President ], Richard Bebb [ Member ], Neville Phillips [ Member ], Ian Price [ Member ]
Aunt Dahlia sends Bertie to Totleigh Towers to recover a silver cow creamer belonging to the Travers that has fallen into the hands of Sir Watkyn Bassett.
b: 14 Apr 91
NOTE: In the 2nd series, Diana Blackburn replaced Francesca Folan in the role of Madeline Bassett, and Vivian Pickles replaced Brenda Bruce as Aunt Dahlia.
"The Bassetts' Fancy Dress Ball (a.k.a. A Plan for Gussie)"
John Turner [ Spode ], John Woodnutt [ Sir Watkyn ], Diana Blackburn [ Madeline ], Charlotte Attenborough [ Stiffy ], Richard Garnett [ Gussie ], Campbell Morrison [ Oates ], Simon Treves [ Stinker ], Martin Clunes [ Barmy ], Richard Dixon [ Oofy ], Michael Irwin [ Footman ]
Gussie Fink Nottle is intimidated by prospective father-in-law Sir Watkyn Bassett and his violent associate Spode.
He enlists the aid of Jeeves to help him overcome his fear.
b: 21 Apr 91
"The Con (a.k.a. Pearls Mean Tears)"
Mary Wimbush [ Aunt Agatha ], Graham Seed [ Sidney ], Rebecca Saire [ Aline ], Philip Shelley [ Biffy ], Roger Brierley [ Sir Roderick ], Jane Downs [ Lady Glossop ], Liz Kettle [ Honoria ], Martin Clunes [ Barmy ], Richard Dixon [ Oofy ], John Duval [ Freddie ], Robert Aldous [ Manager ], Steph Bramwell [ Thompson ], Phillip Reader [ Superintendent ], Christopher Whittingham [ Sergeant ], Natalie Abbott [ Chambermaid ], Jenny Whiffen [ Mabel ], Lucy Blair [ Chorus Girl ], Colette Forbes [ Chorus Girl ], Salli Randi [ Chorus Girl ], Joanna Riding [ Chorus Girl ]
Aunt Agatha's pearls go missing during a seaside holiday.
Biffy has misplaced his fiancee.
b: 28 Apr 91
NOTE: John Duval was miscredited as John Duvall.
The guest cast list also includes a credit for Jane Spencer Prior for choreography.
"Chuffy (a.k.a. Jeeves in the Country)"
Matthew Solon [ Chuffy ], Sharon Holm [ Pauline ], Manning Redwood [ Stoker ], Fred Evans [ Brinkley ], Fidelis Morgan [ Myrtle ], Edward Holmes [ Seabury ], James Holland [ Dwight ], Dave Atkins [ Vaules ], William Waghorn [ Dobson ], John Leavitt [ Mangelhoffer ], John Rutland [ Henberry ], Merelina Kendall [ Miss Daly ]
Bertie's cacophonous trombone playing drives Jeeves to give his notice.
Bertie's school chum Chuffy hopes to propose to a wealthy American, one of Bertie's former fiancées.
b: 5 May 91
"The Mysterious Stranger (a.k.a. Kidnapped)"
Matthew Solon [ Chuffy ], Sharon Holm [ Pauline ], Manning Redwood [ Stoker ], Roger Brierley [ Sir Roderick ], Jane Downs [ Lady Glossop ], Fidelis Morgan [ Myrtle ], Edward Holmes [ Seabury ], James Holland [ Dwight Stoker ], Martin Clunes [ Barmy ], Richard Dixon [ Oofy ], Dave Atkins [ Voules ], William Waghorn [ Constable Dobson ], Cynthia Grenville [ Aunt Hilda ], Gordon Salkilld [ Stationmaster ], Raymond Young [ Porter ], Michael Ripper [ Drones Porter ], Marlene Sidaway [ Pub Landlady ], Colin Pinney [ Butler ]
The always-chivalrous Bertie is called on to protect Pauline Stoker from a mysterious stranger who's been following her about London.
Their ensuing trip to Chufnell Regis embroils Bertie in goings-on that include a compromising overnight stay at an inn, a birthday party on the Stoker's yacht, a group of black-face minstrels, and an unlikely alliance with Sir Roderick Glossop, all coming to a head on the night when Old Boggy is said to walk the streets of Chufnell Regis. As usual, Jeeves comes up with a solution to everyone's dilemmas.
b: 12 May 91
"Wooster with a Wife (a.k.a. Jeeves the Matchmaker)"
Robert Daws [ Tuppy ], Michael Siberry [ Bingo ], Niamh Cusak [ Bobbie ], Geoffrey Toone [ Bittlesham ], Hubert Rees [ Sir Reginald ], Sonia Graham [ Lady Dalgleish ], Catherine McQueen [ Daisy ], Janet Henfrey [ Miss Mapleton ], Charlotte Avery [ Mabel ], Hermione Eyre [ Clementina ], Marissa Dunlop [ Margaret ], Alex Leppard [ Sergeant ]
Having grown tired of his daily routine, Bertie has determined that children are the answer to his loneliness.
Bingo Little seeks his uncle's approval to marry a teashop waitress.
b: 19 May 91
"Safety in New York (a.k.a. Bertie Sets Sail)"
Robert Daws [ Tuppy ], John Fitzgerald-Jay [ Rocky ], Ronan Vibert [ Wilmot ], Moyra Fraser [ Lady Malvern ], Don Fellows [ Stoker ], Kymberley Huffman [ Pauline ], Ricco Ross [ Liftman ], Gordon Sterne [ Diner ], Ellen Sheean [ Diner ], Daniel Andre Pageon [ Captain ], Tessa Churchard [ Girl on Boat ], Nick Simons [ Warden ], Morgan Deare [ Taxi Driver ]
Jeeves and Wooster set sail for New York, hoping for a quiet getaway from Bertie's tyrannical Aunt Agatha. But Bertie can't evade responsibility that easily, and he soon finds himself charged with the exasperating task of looking after a sheltered mother's boy and giving him his first taste of big city life.
Tuppy Glossop ventures to New York, as well, to embark on a business scheme of not-so-grand proportions.
b: 29 Mar 92
NOTE: Stoker and daughter Pauline were originally played by Manning Redwood and Sharon Holm in episode #9.
"Bertie Ensures Bicky Can Continue To Live in Manhattan (a.k.a. The Full House)"
Julian Firth [ Bicky ], John Fitzgerald-Jay [ Rocky ], John Savident [ Chiswick ], Heather Canning [ M. Rockmotteller ], Lou Hirsch [ Jimmy Mundy ], Ricco Ross [ Liftman ], Deirdre Harrison [ Waitress ], Sam Douglas [ Corrigan ], Mary Ellen Ray [ Landlady ], Matt Zimmerman [ Birdsburger ], Bill Reimbold [ Birdsburger ], Douglas W. Iles [ Birdsburger ], Mac McDonald* [ Birdsburger ], Paul Springer [ Cabbie ]
Jeeves and Wooster must devise a plan that will allow Bertie's old friend Bicky, an aimless drifter, to deceive his father so that he may remain living in Manhattan and receiving an allowance.
At the same time, they must assist recluse wilderness-loving poet Rockmotteller in avoiding city life, when the aunt he depends upon for his livelihood commands him to move to Manhattan and partake of the urban nightlife in her stead.
Tangled in the intricate webs of deception woven for his two desperate friends, Bertie finds himself hovering without a place of his own to call home.
b: 5 Apr 92
"Cyril and the Broadway Musical (a.k.a. Introduction on Broadway)"
Mary Wimbush [ Aunt Agatha ], Nicholas Hewetson [ Cyril ], Greg Charles [ Corky ], Dena Davis [ Muriel ], David Crean [ George Caffyn ], Bill Bailey [ Worple ], Billy J. Mitchell [ Blumenfield ], John Cassady [ Prysock ], Ricco Ross [ Liftman ], Sam Douglas [ Corrigan ], Joel Cutrara [ Tradesman ], Elaine English [ Secretary ], Anatol Yusef [ Sidney ], John Boulter [ Flowerdew ], Leigh Miles [ Chorus Girl ], Claire Alexander [ Chorus Girl ], Jane Sturdy [ Chorus Girl ], Di Cooke [ Chorus Girl ], Diane Holmes [ Chorus Girl ], Kim Barrand [ Chorus Girl ], Nola Haynes [ Chorus Girl ], Colette Forbes [ Chorus Girl ]
A struggling American portrait artist who desires his controlling uncle's approval to marry enlists Bertie's aid.
Aunt Agatha places under Bertie's supervision a young man consumed with an unshakeable passion for the theatre.
b: 12 Apr 92
NOTE: The guest cast list also includes a credit for choreographer Domini Winter.
"Bertie Takes Gussie's Place at Deverill Hall (a.k.a. Right Ho! Jeeves)"
Mary Wimbush [ Aunt Agatha ], Richard Braine [ Gussie ], Elizabeth Morton [ Madeline ], Chloe Annett [ Gertrude ], Rosalind Knight [ Dame Daphne ], Hilary Sesta [ Emmeline ], Harriet Reynolds [ Harriet ], Celia Gore-Booth [ Myrtle ], Sheila Mitchell [ Charlotte ], John Elmes [ Catsmeat ], Harriet Bagnall [ Hilda ], Llewellyn Rees [ Magistrate ], Peter Mair [ Butler ]
Having returned from his sojourn in America, Bertie reenters the all-too-familiar world of authoritative aunts and starry-eyed ex-fiancees.
A crisis of identity ensues when Bertie steps in to help Gussie Fink Nottle make a lasting impression on bride-to-be Madeline Bassett's demanding Godmother at Deverill Hall, while Bertie is himself meant to be there wooing young Gertrude Deverill.
b: 19 Apr 92
NOTE: Richard Braine appeared as Rupert Steggles in episode #3; here he replaced Richard Garnett as newt-fancier Gussie Fink Nottle.
Madeline Bassett was portrayed throughout series 3 - 4 by Elizabeth Morton; the part had previously been filled by Francesca Folan (series 1) and Diana Blackburn (series 2).
When presenting Jeeves & Wooster for Masterpiece Theatre, Stephen Fry revealed that the house used as Deverill Hall in the filming was the family home of author Ian Fleming.
"Sir Watkyn Bassett's Memoirs (a.k.a. Hot Off the Press)"
John Turner [ Spode ], John Woodnutt [ Sir Watkyn ], Richard Braine [ Gussie ], Fiona Gillies [ Lady Florence ], Elizabeth Morton [ Madeline ], Amanda Harris [ Stiffy ], Simon Treves [ Stinker ], Stewart Harwood [ Oates ], Lucy Parker [ Receptionist ], David Rolfe [ Butterfield ], Diana Cummings [ Mrs Blockett ]
Everyone at Totleigh Towers feels Sir Watkyn Bassett must be prevented from publishing his scandalous memoirs, as it is feared they will tarnish reputations if they reach the public eye.
Meanwhile, Jeeves is distressed by Bertie's engagement to the dictatorial Lady Florence Craye.
b: 26 Apr 92
NOTE: Stiffy was played by Charlotte Attenborough in series 2 and 4, but for this episode Amanda Harris stepped into the role.
"Aunt Dahlia, Cornelia and Madeline (a.k.a. Comrade Bingo)"
John Turner [ Spode ], Patricia Lawrence [ Aunt Dahlia ], Pip Torrens [ Bingo ], Elizabeth Morton [ Madeline ], Rachel Robertson [ Charlotte ], Peter Benson [ Mr Rowbotham ], Colin Higgins [ Comrade Butt ], Geoffrey Toone [ Lord Bittlesham ], Brenda Kempner [ Lady Bittlesham ], Ann Queensbury [ Cornelia ], Bev Wills [ Everard ], Chris Banks [ Edward ], Stewart Porter [ Speaker ], Roger Frost [ Speaker ], David Peart [ Footman ]
Bertie's old friend Bingo Little masquerades as a Bolshevik activist to impress a woman with whom he has become infatuated.
Bertie must try to persuade a prominent author to allow her latest novel to be published in Aunt Dahlia's magazine.
b: 3 May 92
NOTE: Bingo Little was played by Michael Siberry in series 1 - 2 and by Pip Torrens in series 3 - 4.
"Return to New York" (a.k.a. Jeeves' Arrival)
Elizabeth Spriggs [ Aunt Agatha ], Robert Daws [ Tuppy ], Joss Brook [ Eustace ], Jeremy Brook [ Claude ], Deirdre Strath [ Gwladys ], Briony Glassco [ Elizabeth ], Marcus D'Amico [ Lucius Pim ], Harry Ditson [ Slingsby ], Marcia Layton [ Mrs Slingsby ], Janan Kubba [ Marion ], Joseph Mydell [ Coneybear ], Devon Scott [ May Prysock ], Jack Johnson [ Tootles ], Thomas Johnson [ Tootles ]
While in New York, Bertie commissions a portrait of Aunt Agatha from a young artist whom he hopes to marry. Tuppy Glossop sells a recipe for Cock-a-Leekie soup to an American soup mogul.
b: 16 May 93
NOTE: In the 4th series, Elizabeth Spriggs replaced Mary Wimbush in the role of Aunt Agatha.
"Lady Florence Craye Arrives in New York" (a.k.a. Jeeves' Arrival) (a.k.a. The Once and Future Ex)
Nicholas Palliser [ Stilton ], Francesca Folan [ Florence ], Nigel Whitmey [ George ], Jennifer Gibson [ Nobby ], Frederick Treves [ Worplesden ], John Cater [ Clam ], Sam Douglas [ Corrigan ], Joseph Mydell [ Coneybear ], Peter Carlisle [ Bookseller ], Michael Crossman [ Billy ], Thomasine Heiner [ Secretary ], Gregory Sweeney [ Reporter ], Amy Tolsky [ Reporter ], Richard Brake [ Reporter ], John Alexander [ Gorilla ], Kristopher Milnes [ Edwin ], Kim Barrand [ Chorus Girl ], Kim McCarthy [ Chorus Girl ], Di Cooke [ Chorus Girl ], Alison Jenkins [ Chorus Girl ], Nola Haynes [ Chorus Girl ], Sue Hadleigh [ Chorus Girl ]
Bertie must arrange a secret meeting between two millionaire business tycoons.
Meanwhile, fiery-tempered Stilton Cheesewright suspects Bertie has designs on his betrothed, Lady Florence.
b: 23 May 93
NOTE: Francesca Folan played Madeline Bassett in the 1st series; in the 4th series, she returned as Lady Florence, a part previously filled by Fiona Gillies in episode #16.
The guest cast list also includes a credit for choreographer Domini Winter.
"Honoria Glossop Turns Up" (a.k.a. Bridegroom Wanted!)
Pip Torrens [ Bingo ], Anastasia Hille [ Rosie M. Banks ], Philip Locke [ Glossop ], Liz Kettle [ Honoria ], Geoffrey Toone [ Lord Bittlesham ], Veronica Clifford [ Myrtle Snap ], Otto Jarman [ Blair ], David Healy [ Waterbury ], Serretta Wilson [ Trixie ], Paul Kynman [ Porky Jupp ], Edmund Dring [ Dobson ], Peter Carlisle [ Bookseller ], Joseph Mydell [ Coneybear ]
Perpetually love-sick Bingo Little has bestowed his affections on a mild-mannered waitress, and once again he implores Bertie to assume the identity of a popular romance novelist to appeal in the name of love to Bingo's disapproving uncle (This plot thread continues from episode #20.).
Sir Roderick Glossop hopes to take a bride, but first he has to marry off daughter Honoria, so Bertie must find a suitable means to disengage her revived interest in him as a prospective husband.
b: 30 May 93
NOTE: Sir Roderick Glossop was originally played by Roger Brierley (series 1 - 2) but was replaced in this episode by Philip Locke.
"Arrested in a Night Club"(a.k.a. The Delayed Arrival)
Jean Heywood [ Aunt Dahlia ], Francesca Folan [ Florence ], Nicholas Palliser [ Stilton ], Walter James [ Percy Gorringe ], Ralph Michael [ Uncle Tom ], Sylvia Kay [ Mrs Trotter ], John Rapley [ Mr Trotter ], Peter Howell [ Magistrate ], James Ottaway [ Mr Burwash ], Ian Collier [ Seppings ], Richard Dixon [ Oofy ], Rex Doyle [ Pawnbroker ], Jon Croft [ Policeman ], Peter Diamond [ Policeman ], Jim Barclay [ Policeman ]
Bertie's new mustache comes between Lady Florence and fiance Stilton Cheesewright. Aunt Dahlia requires assistance from Jeeves to retrieve a pearl necklace she has pawned.
b: 6 Jun 93
NOTE: Here Jean Heywood played Aunt Dahlia, a role previously filled by Brenda Bruce (series 1), Vivian Pickles (series 2) and Patricia Lawrence (series 3).
"Totleigh Towers" (a.k.a. Trouble at Totleigh Towers)
John Turner [ Spode ], John Woodnutt [ Sir Watkyn ], Elizabeth Morton [ Madeline ], Charlotte Attenborough [ Stiffy ], Richard Braine [ Gussie ], Simon Treves [ Stinker ], Norman Rodway [ Major Plank ], Sidney Livingstone [ Oates ], Emma Hewitt [ Emerald ], Colin McFarlane [ Toto ], Preston Lockwood [ Butterfield ]
An African tribal totem is believed to hold a curse over the Bassett household at Totleigh Towers.
b: 13 Jun 93
"The Ex's Are Nearly Married Off" (a.k.a. The Ties That Bind)
Elizabeth Spriggs [ Aunt Agatha ], John Turner [ Spode ], John Woodnutt [ Sir Watkyn ], Robert Daws [ Tuppy ], Elizabeth Morton [ Madeline ], Francesca Folan [ Florence ], Julian Gartside [ Ginger ], Fred Evans [ Brinkley ], Selina Cadell [ Mrs McCorkadale ], Sidney Livingstone [ Oates ], Fiona Christie [ Magnolia ], Preston Lockwood [ Butterfield ], Geoffrey Drew [ Vicar ]
The Ganymede Club book-- containing potentially scandalous information about certain members of the ruling class, as recorded by their personal valets-- has been stolen.
The impending wedding between Madeline Bassett and Spode at Totleigh Towers is fraught with complications.
b: 20 Jun 93
Alternate titles given in parenthesis are from the PBS Home Video release of the 1st series and the 2nd, 3rd and (forthcoming) 4th series all of which were released by A&E Home Video.
Special thanks go to Peggy Haley, who supplied the guest cast list and summary for episode 10.
For more information on the work of Hugh Laurie and his colleague Stephen Fry, visit her wonderfully comprehensive Hugh Laurie FAQ.
Another must-see for Fry fans is Neva C. Vadeboncoeur's delightful Stephen Fry FAQ.