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...

If There Weren’t Any Blacks….

....You'd Have To Invent Them A one off made for television play from the pen of Johnny Speight.  Made by London Weekend Television for ITV and originally screened in Black and White in 1968.This dark, but...

The Legacy of Reginald Perrin

The Legacy of Reginald Perrin - 1996 The 1990's seemed to love revivals.  The BBC had resurrected the Doctor In The House series and The Liver Birds, now it was the turn of Reginald Perrin.As Leonard Rossi...
leonard rossiter stars in this ill feted 1978 sitcom about a wrestling promotor

Leonard Rossiter Moves Into Wrestling ?

The Losers, 1978 Leonard Rossiter was riding high on the back of two hugely successful sitcoms: The Rise And Fall Of Reginald Perrin and of course Rising Damp.Unfortunately 'The Losers' did not match up to...

It’s The One With The Hippo !

The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin, 1976 The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin was a series of novels which were developed into a British sitcom starring Leonard Rossiter in the title role, by their author Da...