SOUNDTRACK - Fawlty Towers: For The Record (Limited White Coloured Vinyl) - Signed Edition


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Date of release: May 28 2021


For the first time ever, a complete vinyl LP collection of Fawlty Towers TV soundtracks with an exclusive frameable print signed by John Cleese - limited to 1500 worldwide.

Four decades on from its original BBC TV broadcast, Fawlty Towers continues to shine as a masterclass in comedy writing and performance.
Now the original four BBC vinyl albums Fawlty Towers, Second Sitting, At Your Service and A La Carte are joined by two newly created collections, Plat du Jour and Enjoy Your Stay, to form a box set of all 12 TV episodes.
Much of the special linking narration supplied by hapless waiter Manuel (Andrew Sachs) is unique to the vinyl versions and hasn't been available since their original pressings.

All episodes star John Cleese as harassed hotelier Basil Fawlty, with Prunella Scales as Sybil, Connie Booth as Polly and Andrew Sachs as Manuel.
Among the guest cast checking in for the night are Bernard Cribbins , Joan Sanderson, Geoffrey Palmer, Ballard Berkeley, Nicky Henson, Ken Campbell and Una Stubbs.

Each of the six 140g white vinyl LPs is presented in an all new artwork cover, inside which is a facsimile of the original BBC Records & Cassettes cover (plus 'faux' period covers for Plat du Jour and Enjoy Your Stay).
A four page booklet details the development of Fawlty Towers, plus a history of the original LP releases, by Tim Worthington, author of Top of the Box a guide to every single released by BBC Records And Tapes.
A 12" frameable art print of Basil, which John Cleese has signed exclusively for this limited edition run, is also included in the attractive rigid box with lift off lid.

Presented in their original vinyl LP edits, the episodes are Communications Problems (aka 'Mrs Richards'), The Hotel Inspectors, Basil the Rat (aka 'The Rat'), The Builders, The Kipper and the Corpse (aka 'Death'), Waldorf Salad (aka 'The Americans'), Gourmet Night, A Touch of Class, The Wedding Party, The Psychiatrist and The Anniversary.
In The Germans (aka 'Fire Drill') a party of German guests and a fire drill make for a memorable day at the hotel, and the Major uses some inappropriate racist language.

PLEASE NOTE: Fawlty Towers is a classic comedy which reflects the broadcast standards, language and attitudes of its time.
Some listeners may find this content offensive.
This edition features the original BBC Records LP edits.


Tracklisting:
Side 1 : Fawlty Towers
1.Communications Problems
2.The Hotel Inspectors
Side 2 : Second Sitting
1.Basil The Rat
2.The Builders
Side 3 : At Your Service
1.The Kipper And The Corpse
2.The Germans
Side 4 : A La Carte
1.Waldorf Salad
2.Gourmet Night
Side 5 : Plat Du Jour
1.A Touch Of Class
2.The Wedding Party
Side 6 : Enjoy Your Stay
1.The Psychiatrist
2.The Anniversary

Vinyl release of Soundtrack - Fawlty Towers: For The Record (Limited White Coloured Vinyl) - Signed Edition. Released through DEMON and available on 6LP.


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SOUNDTRACK - Fawlty Towers: For The Record (Limited White Coloured Vinyl) - Signed Edition (6LP)
Cat No: DEMRECBOX54
Barcode: 5014797904286
Packaging: 6LP Box Set
SKU 5307594
Barcode # 5014797904286
Artist Soundtrack
Artist/Author SOUNDTRACK
Shipping weight 2.0500kg
Format 6LP Box Set

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