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"Fawlty Towers"

by John Cleese and Connie Booth

3 comedic episodes

Opening Saturday, May 3
and running May 7-10 and 14-17, 2014
(Wednesdays to Saturdays)

Preview: Friday, May 2

Curtain: 8pm

Matinees: Saturdays May 10, 17 at 2pm

Theatre West Van is proud to present three episodes from the iconic British comedy series, Fawlty Towers, set in a dysfunctional Torquay hotel, presided over by the one and only Basil Fawlty. Driven, devious, manic and venal, Fawlty is capable of every emotion from sneering sarcasm to oily obsequiousness. And, like a deer in the headlights, he is always trying to keep one step ahead of disaster. Fawlty is ably assisted by his long-suffering wife Sybil, Polly the street-smart chamber-maid, and Manuel, a madcap waiter from Barcelona, who boasts a less-than passing acquaintance with the English language. Throw in a dotty major, two old ladies and a variety of annoying guests, and it's a recipe for a generous portion of crack-pot comedy. The episodes are: The Hotel Inspectors, Communication Problems and Waldorf Salad.

The Kay Meek Studio Theatre, 1700 Mathers Avenue, West Vancouver

Tickets are available from the Meek at (604) 981-6335 (MEEK) or on-line at

Theatre West Van gratefully acknowledges the financial support of an Arts and Culture Community Operating Grant from the District of West Vancouver, and a grant from the West Vancouver Community Foundation.