Wodehouse Playhouse

Season 1 Episode 4

The Unpleasantness at Bludleigh Court

0
Aired Wednesday 9:30 PM May 14, 1975 on BBC
0.0
out of 10
User Rating
0 votes
0

EPISODE REVIEWS
By TV.com Users

Episode Summary

EDIT
The Unpleasantness at Bludleigh Court
AIRED:
"In our story tonight - 'The Unpleasantness at Bludleigh Court' - we see how the malevolent influence of a house nearly wrecked the romance of two poets - they had the dickens of a time - but fortunately everything came right in the end." (P.G. Wodehouse) Introduction Kindred spirits and fellow poets, Charlotte Mulliner (author of 'Vignettes in Verse') and Aubrey Trefusis (author of 'Pastels In Prose') meet at 'The Crushed Pansy' a club for the literati. It emerges that Charlotte Mulliner has been invited to stay at the home of Aubrey Trefusis' parents, Sir Alexander and Lady Bassinger. Bludleigh Court is a strange house - it exercises a ghastly spell that saps even the most humanitarian principles and turns the gentlest nature-lover into a monster of ravening bloodlust. At first Charlotte is inclined to scoff at Aubrey's warnings but upon arriving at the house, both young people soon fall under its spell. They find themselves pursuing Aubrey's Uncle Francis, whose sole topic of conversation is limited to gnus, and as far as Aubrey is concerned 'No gnus is good news'. Charlotte had never thought that she would be handy with an air rifle, but she turns out to be an excellent shot, pursuing Uncle Francis off the boathouse roof where he is sunbathing, but Uncle Francis is a good mover, having got that way by pursuing the nippier gnus. When both Aubrey and Charlotte come to themselves they leave Bludleigh Court for good, returning to London for a spot of tea and marriage.moreless

Who was the Episode MVP ?

Sunday
No results found.
Monday
No results found.
Tuesday
No results found.
SUBMIT REVIEW
    Ballard Berkeley

    Ballard Berkeley

    Sir Alexander

    Guest Star

    Shelagh Fraser

    Shelagh Fraser

    Lady Bassinger

    Guest Star

    David Allister

    David Allister

    Horatio Bassinger

    Guest Star

    P.G. Wodehouse

    P.G. Wodehouse

    Narrator

    Recurring Role

    John Alderton

    John Alderton

    Aubrey Bassinger

    Recurring Role

    Pauline Collins

    Pauline Collins

    Charlotte Mulliner

    Recurring Role

    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

    FILTER BY TYPE

    No one has discussed Wodehouse Playhouse yet. Start a conversation!

    More
    Less