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Rising Damp

Year:
Duration:
30 min (27 episodes)
Genres:
Comedy
IMDB rate:
7.9
Awards:
1 win & 3 nominations
Details
Country: UK
Release Date: 1974-09-02
Cast
Actor
Character
Leonard Rossiter
Rigsby
Don Warrington
Philip (28 episodes, 1974-1978)
Frances de la Tour
Ruth (24 episodes, 1974-1978)
Richard Beckinsale
Alan (22 episodes, 1974-1977)
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Trivia
The original name of Leonard Rossiter's character was Rooksby. This was changed to Rigsby after complaints and threats of legal action from a real-life Mr. Rooksby who objected to the unflattering portrayal of a character with the same name as him.
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All who knew Richard Beckinsale were shocked and devastated by his death. Ronnie Barker was so upset he couldn't work for several days.
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Richard Beckinsale had a very dry sense of humor.
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Quotes
Rupert Rigsby: [Repeated line] Myyyyyy God!
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Rupert Rigsby: [Describing the state of the nation] This country gets more like the boiler room of the Titanic every day. Confused orders from the bridge, water sloshing around our ankles. The only difference is they had a band.
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Rupert Rigsby: The 'permissive society' doesn't exist. I know, I've looked for it.
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Photos from cast
Jonathan Elsom Fanny Rowe Deborah Watling