I've long enjoyed Peter Bowles's acting, from his smooth-on-the surface Richard DeVere in To the Manor Born:
to his conflicted, ambitious, hapless Guthrie Featherstone in Rumpole of the Bailey.
But in a less known (and, frankly, lesser quality) series called The Bounder, we see Bowles as a bit of a rogue--charming, witty, but naughty:
Now, what I like about his performance is that it demonstrates a pet theory of mine--that Peter Bowles would have made a superb Galahad Threepwood, from the novels of P.G. Wodehouse.
Instead, we got Richard Briers--not bad, mind you--in this production of "Heavy Weather" (alas, Briers does not appear in the clip, but Peter O'Toole makes a surprisingly on point Lord Emsworth):