Blandings

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♦ Character: Niagara Donaldson (guest role)
♦ Created by: Dennis Kelly
♦ Other cast: Timothy Spall, Jennifer Saunders, Jack Farthing
♦ Premiere date: January 2013
♦ Genre: Comedy
♦ Running time: 30min
♦ Appearances: 02×07
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Storyline

Set in 1929, Lord Emsworth (Spall) resides at Blandings Castle, along with his imperious sister Connie (Saunders), his empty-headed son Freddie (Jack Farthing), and any number of houseguests, love-struck nieces and their boyfriends. He would rather be left in peace with his prize pig The Empress, but his family is always at hand to complicate his life. Offering a reluctant helping hand is his loyal and long-suffering butler, Beach (Mark Williams, Tim Vine).
 

Episodes

Season 2 Episode 7
Original air date : March 30, 2014
Directed by : Mandie Fletcher
Written by : Guy Andrews
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To get rid of Freddie, Connie plans to marry him off to Sir Gregory Parsloe-Parsloe’s (Robert Bathurst) unusual niece, Felicity (Phoebe Waller-Bridge), but Freddie has fallen for Angus McAllister’s (Ron Donachie) niece, Niagara (Rose Leslie) to her uncle’s displeasure. Clarence wants to win the Fat Pumpkin prize as if he loses he will also lose the Empress so he has to defy Connie and scupper the marriage, appease McAllister, and vanquish Parsloe. Beech discovers the answer to Clarence and Connie’s problems in a magazine, « Society Spice ».