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To the Manor Born Quotes

To the Manor Born is a Sitcom that first aired in 1970 on BBC One. To the Manor Born ended its run in 1981.

To the Manor Born was on for 22 episodes. It features Gareth Gwenlan as producer, and Ronnie Hazlehurst as theme composer. To the Manor Born is created by Peter Spence.

To the Manor Born is recorded in English and originally aired in United Kingdom. Each episode of To the Manor Born is 30 minutes long. To the Manor Born is distributed by BBC Worldwide.

To the Manor Born Quotes

  • (Audrey fforbes-Hamilton) ""Since the death of her husband, Audrey has left Grantleigh Manor and moved down the drive." They think I live in a pothole."
  • (Audrey fforbes-Hamilton) "Democracy is all very well, but why give it to the people?"
  • (Audrey fforbes-Hamilton) "We've made a start. From now on we can only expand."
  • (Brabinger) "Especially if we keep eating the honey, madam."
  • (Audrey fforbes-Hamilton) "We don't want you to get stuck in the front door like Winnie the Pooh, do we?"
  • (Mrs. Polouvicka) "We have a saying in old Czechoslovakia."
  • (Richard DeVere) "We're about to have another lecture, are we?"
  • (Audrey fforbes-Hamilton) "If that's what you want to call it --"
  • (Richard DeVere) "In that case, I'll be brief. I'm fed up to the back teeth with the way you keep rushing over here with some little quibble about the way I'm running this estate. I know for a fact that you have no real quarrel with the way I'm doing it, so why do you keep finding fault? I'll tell you why: firstly, because you want to prove to everybody that you're still Dame High and Mighty around here and secondly, because you rather enjoy coming over here -- to see me."
  • (Richard DeVere) "When I say I want to know all about pig-breeding, I want to know the full facts. All you've told me here is that pigs are dirty little pink things which go 'Oink.'"
  • (Audrey fforbes-Hamilton) "Oh, there's a note attached. "My mother and I would be so pleased if you could spend Xmas day with us at the Manor." "Xmas"; makes it sound like a skin complaint."
  • (Marjory Frobisher) "I was surprised to hear she'd got married at all, I mean she wasn't very attractive was she?"
  • (Audrey fforbes-Hamilton) "Oh, let's not mince words, Margory, she had a face like a ship's boiler."

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