Leonard rossiter stars as charles barker in the 1978 british comedy film short the waterloo bridge handicap

The Race Is On..

The Waterloo Bridge Handicap, 1978 A short comedy film shown in British cinemas in 1978.  In the same vein as The Plank and such films there is very little dialogue apart from Leonard Rossiter's voiceover and ...
frank muir presents a selection of special sketches from BBC's top sitcoms in a special one off show: The Funny Side Of Christmas

The Funny Side Of Christmas – 1982

The Funny Side Of Christmas - 1982 The Funny Side Of Christmas was a one off BBC Christmas offering broadcast in 1982, presented by Frank Muir and featuring mini episodes/sketches of some popular BBC comedies,...

It’s The One With The Hippo !

The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin, 1976 The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin was originally a series of novels written by and  developed into a sitcom by their author David Nobbs.There were three series...
leonard_rossiter_in pygmalion smith 1974 episode from bbc comedy playhouse

Pygmalion Smith

Pygmalion Smith, 1974 Part of the BBC's long running Comedy Playhouse series, that had started life as Galton and Simpson's Comedy Playhouse for two series, before the BBC realised the potential of it to find ...
leonard roster provides the voice for boot the dog in the children's cartoon series the perishers

The Perishers

The Perishers, 1979 Another popular newspaper cartoon strip that made it to TV screens.  The Perishers featured the among others the voice of Leonard Rossiter.The TV series ran for one series of twenty epi...

Rising Damp – The Movie

Rising Damp - The Movie, 1980 Almost two years after the TV series finished, Rigsby hit the big screen with Rising Damp - The Movie.Failing to capture the magic of the TV series, there was no new storyline...

Rising Damp

The Course Of True Love Never Runs Smooth In Rising Damp Without doubt ITV's finest sitcom and definitely worthy of it's classic status.Rising Damp ran for twenty eight episodes over four series between 19...

Rising Damp – Christmas Special

Rising Damp - For The Man Who Has Everything - Christmas Special - 1975 Despite running for 4 series Rising Damp only ever had 1 Christmas episode.  It came at the end of series two while Frances De La Tour wa...

The Commercial Break

British Classic Comedy's Commercial Meltdown We often feel that ITV don't get the credit they deserve for some of their comedy output.  They were of course were the first channel funded by commercials.  Over t...