The staff of the now-defunct Grace Brothers department store turn their hands to running the country hotel that the deceased Young Mr Grace bought with their pensions.
- imDb Rating: 7.9 (961 Votes)
- Metascore: N/A
The staff of the defunct Grace Brothers department store reunite to run a rural hotel.
- Rated: TV-PG
- Released: 10 Jan 1992
- Runtime: 26 min
- Genre: Comedy
- Director: N/A
- Writer: N/A
- Actors: Mollie Sugden, John Inman, Frank Thornton, Wendy Richard
- Language: English
- Country: UK
- Awards: N/A
- Total Seasons: 1
Episode 2x6; Feb 08, 1993
A group of businessmen due to stay at the manor are expecting some culture-Shakespeare and opera. But with no money to spend on entertainment, there seems to be only one answer.
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