Lydiard House prepares for festive frivolity ahead of Fawlty Towers dinner

By Jamie Hill - 30 October 2019


There will be laughs aplenty at Lydiard House when an interactive Fawlty Towers-themed dinner show comes to the popular country park next month.

Basil Fawlty and his team will present the hilarious ‘Basil’s Christmas Carol Comedy Dinner Show’ at Lydiard House, from 7pm on Saturday, 30 November.


After telling Manuel he has to work on Christmas Day, Basil Fawlty is visited by the ghosts of his old business partner and three comedy legends in what has been described as a hilarious take on the Dickens Christmas Classic.


Sybil wants Basil to return to the carefree man she married and Manuel’s desperate to feed his son, Tiny Timeo.


But will Basil manage to change his ways, serve his guests and fill them with Christmas cheer… or at least a Christmas pudding?


Each show is half-scripted and half-improvised, ensuring every performance is different. The show is a professionally produced comedy theatre piece, where the audience dines in a restaurant run by the characters.


Tickets are priced at £49.50 per person. This includes Bucks Fizz on arrival, a delicious three-course dinner with coffee and after dinner chocolate. Following the comedy dinner show, the audience will be invited to dance the night away with a disco.


Drinks will be available from the bar on the evening.


Exclusive tables of up to 10 people are available. Any parties smaller than eight people may be required to share a table with other guests.


For more information, please visit


To book your space, please call 01793 464644

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