Geoffrey Palmer

Geoffrey Palmer is an English actor best known for his roles in various British sitcoms, including Butterflies, As Time Goes By, Fawlty Towers and The Fall And Rise Of Reginald Perrin.

Year Production Role
2024 Comedy Classics: Bread, Butterflies & Liver Birds Self (Archive Material)
2019 Comedy National Treasures: Stanley Baxter Self
2016 Artsnight: A Tribute To Carla Lane Self
2015 North By Northamptonshire - Final Special Norman
2015 The Last Sparks Of Sundown Sir Buster Sparks (Voice)
2014 Paddington Head Geographer
2014 Denmark Hill Drunk
2014 Denmark Hill Frank
2014 Denmark Hill Canon Everest
2014 The Stanley Baxter Playhouse - Series 6
  1. E1 - A Dish Of Neapolitan
Charles
2013 North By Northamptonshire - Series 3
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Norman
2013 Two Pipe Problems - Series 7
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  1. E1 - I Get By with a Little Help from My Friends
  2. E2 - The House on the Marsh
William Parnes
2013 Run For Your Wife Actor
2012 Mockery With Monocles: The Western Brothers Revealed Host / Presenter
2012 Tidal Talk From The Rockpool - Series 2 Hermit Crab
2011 Rev. - Series 2
  1. Special - Christmas Special
Martin
2011 The Grumpy Guide To... - 2011 Specials
  1. Special - The Grumpy Guide To Driving
Narrator
2011 Two Pipe Problems - Series 5
  1. E2 - The Case of the Missing Meerschaum
Mortimer Tregennis
2011 Beauty Of Britain - Series 2
  1. E3 - The Little Black Shorts
Frank
2011 Ed Reardon's Week - Series 7
  1. E4 - Parsnip Junction
Charles
2011 North By Northamptonshire - Series 2
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  1. E5 - Episode Five
  2. E1 - Episode One
  3. E2 - Episode Two
  4. E3 - Episode Three
  5. E4 - Episode Four
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Norman
2010 The Grumpy Guide To... - 2010 Specials
  1. Special - The Grumpy Guide To The Eighties
  2. Special - The Grumpy Guide To School Days
Narrator
2009 The Grumpy Guide To... - Grumpy Guide To Christmas
  1. The Grumpy Guide To Christmas
Narrator
2009 Beauty Of Britain - Series 1
  1. E3 - Girl With A Polycotton Tabard
Mr Clark
2009 The Maltby Collection - Series 3
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Walter Brindle
2009 Fawlty Towers: Re-Opened
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  1. E1 - Fawlty Towers: Re-Opened
  2. E2 - Fawlty Towers Exclusive: Basil's Best Bits
Self
2008 The Maltby Collection - Series 2
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Walter Brindle
2007 The Maltby Collection - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Walter Brindle
2007 Make 'Em Laugh, Make 'Em Laugh
  1. E1 - The Family, Love 'Em And Hate 'Em
Self
2006 Grumpy Old Men - Series 3 Narrator
2006 High Table, Lower Orders - Series 2
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Gilbert
2005 As Time Goes By - 2005 Christmas Special
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  1. Special - Christmas Special (Part 1)
  2. Special - Christmas Special (Part 2)
Lionel
2005 What A Carve Up!
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  1. E6 - Episode Six
  2. E7 - Episode Seven
  3. E8 - Episode Eight
Thomas Winshaw
2005 High Table, Lower Orders - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Gilbert
2004 Grumpy Old Men - Series 2 Narrator
2003 The Young Visiters Minnit
2003 Absolute Power - Series 1
  1. E5 - Country Life
Lord Harcourt
2003 Grumpy Old Men - Series 1 Narrator
2003 Comedy Connections - Series 1
  1. E5 - Butterflies
Self
2002 At Home With The Snails - Series 2
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  1. E4 - Episode Four
George
2002 As Time Goes By - Series 9
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  1. E1 - You Can't Manufacture Happy Endings For Everybody
  2. E2 - Another Proposal
  3. E3 - The Wedding
  4. E4 - What Now?
Lionel
2001 The Savages
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  1. E1 - The Au Pair
  2. E2 - Books
  3. E3 - Learning To Cook
  4. E4 - Scary Drawings
  5. E5 - Finding Dad A Girlfriend
  6. E6 - The Ex-Files
Donald Savage
2001 The Savages Donald Savage
2000 Butterflies - Children In Need Special Ben Parkinson
2000 As Time Goes By - Series 8
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  1. E1 - A Deeply Personal Problem
  2. E2 - Animal Magnetism
  3. E3 - The Bathroom
  4. E4 - Surprising News
  5. E5 - Future Imperfect
  6. E6 - Going Online
Lionel
1999 As Time Goes By - Series 3
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
Lionel
1998 Stiff Upper Lips His Butler's Voice (Voice)
1998 As Time Goes By - Series 7
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  1. E1 - Pardon?
  2. E2 - An Old Flame?
  3. E3 - The New Neighbours
  4. E4 - The Bypass
  5. E5 - Too Old... Or Too Nosy?
  6. E6 - The Old Folks' Party
  7. E7 - The Proposal
Lionel
1998 As Time Goes By - Series 2
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Lionel
1997 Tidal Talk From The Rockpool - Series 1 Hermit Crab
1997 As Time Goes By - Series 6
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  1. E1 - The Stalker
  2. E2 - The Psychotherapist
  3. E3 - The Dinner Party
  4. E4 - What's Wrong With Mrs. Bale?
  5. E5 - Alistair's Engagement
  6. E6 - The House Next Door
  7. E7 - A Surprise For Jean
Lionel
1997 As Time Goes By - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
Lionel
1996 The Legacy Of Reginald Perrin
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
Jimmy Anderson
1996 As Time Goes By - Series 5
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  1. E1 - The Country Set
  2. E2 - Lionel's Ex-Wife
  3. E3 - Lionel's New Hobby
  4. E4 - Avoiding The Country Set
  5. E5 - Broadcast Plans
  6. E6 - At Death's Door
  7. E7 - Showered With Gifts
Lionel
1995 As Time Goes By - Series 4
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  1. E1 - A House Full Of Women
  2. E2 - Rewrites
  3. E3 - Getting Rid Of Gwen
  4. E4 - The Affair
  5. E5 - Welcome News
  6. E6 - The Anniversary Party
  7. E7 - Wedding Preparations
  8. E8 - Wedding Day Nerves
  9. E9 - Judith's New Romance
  10. E10 - Improvements?
Lionel
1995 The Madness Of King George Warren
1994 As Time Goes By - Series 3
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  1. E1 - We'll Always Have Paris
  2. E2 - Rocky's Wedding Day
  3. E3 - Living Together, But Where?
  4. E4 - Covering Up
  5. E5 - Moving In
  6. E6 - Branching Out
  7. E7 - The Mini Series
  8. E8 - A Trip To Los Angeles
  9. E9 - Dealing With Sally
  10. E10 - Problems, Problems
Lionel
1993 Stalag Luft The Kommandant
1993 As Time Goes By - Series 2
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  1. E1 - White Hunter
  2. E2 - A Weekend Away
  3. E3 - Visiting Rocky
  4. E4 - Why?
  5. E5 - Misunderstandings
  6. E6 - The Cruise
  7. E7 - The Book Signing
Lionel
1992 As Time Goes By - Series 1
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  1. E1 - You Must Remember This
  2. E2 - Getting To Know You - Again
  3. E3 - The Copper Kettle
  4. E4 - Surprise, Surprise
  5. E5 - Relationships
  6. E6 - The Picnic
Lionel
1989 Blackadder - Blackadder Goes Forth
  1. E6 - Goodbyeee
Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig
1989 Carrott Confidential - Series 3
  1. E8 - Cliffhanger Ending
Self
1989 Hot Metal - Series 2
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  1. Special - The Satellite Years
Harry Stringer
1988 A Fish Called Wanda Judge
1988 Hawks SAAB Salesman
1986 Season's Greetings Bernard
1986 Executive Stress - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
Donald Fairchild
1986 Fairly Secret Army - Series 2
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  1. E1 - I've Got A Job For You
  2. E2 - Odd Chaps, Women
  3. E3 - This Could Be Extremely Dangerous, Sir
  4. E4 - One Mistake, Whole Caboosh - Plughole
  5. E5 - Ever Tried Making Love To A Marxist?
  6. E6 - You're Going To Be A Hero, Harry
  7. E7 - Treacherous Chaps, Causes
Harry Truscott
1986 Hot Metal - Series 1
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  1. E1 - The Tell-Tale Heart
  2. E2 - The Modern Prometheus
  3. E3 - Beyond The Infinitive
  4. E4 - Casting The Runes
  5. E5 - Slaughter Of The Innocent
  6. E6 - The Respectable Prostitute
Harry Stringer
1986 Clockwise Headmaster
1985 Absurd Person Singular Ronald
1984 Fairly Secret Army - Series 1
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  1. E1 - A Chap Worth Following
  2. E2 - Operation Charm
  3. E3 - Romance - Plughole
  4. E4 - The Pulses Quicken
  5. E5 - Eight Bods, Need More
  6. E6 - When The Talking Had To Stop
Harry Truscott
1983 Butterflies - Series 4
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
Ben Parkinson
1983 The Kenny Everett Television Show - Series 2
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Ensemble Actor
1983 The Last Song - Series 2
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
Leo Bannister
1982 The Kenny Everett Television Show - Series 1
  1. Special - Christmas Special
Ensemble Actor
1982 Butterflies - The Funny Side Of Christmas Ben Parkinson
1982 Whoops Apocalypse
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  1. E2 - Autumn Cannibalism
  2. E3 - How To Get Rid Of It
  3. E5 - The Violet Hour
  4. E6 - Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun
Foreign Secretary
1981 A Midsummer Night's Dream Quince
1981 The Last Song - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Leo Bannister
1980 Butterflies - Series 3
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
Ben Parkinson
1979 Bless Me, Father - Series 2
  1. E5 - All At Sea
Freddie Williams
1979 Butterflies - Series 2
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
  8. Special - Christmas Special
Ben Parkinson
1979 Fawlty Towers - Series 2
  1. E4 - The Kipper And The Corpse
Dr Price
1978 The Fall And Rise Of Reginald Perrin - Series 3
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  1. E2 - Episode Two
  2. E3 - Episode Three
  3. E4 - Episode Four
  4. E5 - Episode Five
  5. E6 - Episode Six
  6. E7 - Episode Seven
Jimmy Anderson
1978 Butterflies - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Ben Parkinson
1978 Happy Ever After - Series 5
  1. E6 - The More We Are Together
Bob Holsgrove
1977 The Fall And Rise Of Reginald Perrin - Series 2
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E3 - Episode Three
  3. E6 - Episode Six
  4. E7 - Episode Seven
Jimmy Anderson
1976 Happy Ever After - Series 3
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
Mr Critchley
1976 The Fall And Rise Of Reginald Perrin - Series 1
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  1. E2 - Episode Two
  2. E3 - Episode Three
  3. E7 - Episode Seven
Jimmy Anderson
1975 Going, Going, Gone... Free? Ralph
1974 The Prince Of Denmark
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Martin
1974 The Liver Birds - Series 4
  1. E10 - Follow That Ring
Doctor
1971 Now, Take My Wife... - Series 1
  1. E4 - The Singing Garbo
Don Maxwell
1970 The Worker - Series 3
  1. E4 - Now Is The Time For All Left Legs
Professor Robinson
1968 George And The Dragon - Series 4
  1. E2 - The Football Match
P.C. Footer
1968 Beggar My Neighbour - Series 3
  1. E5 - Let Sleeping Dogs Lie
P.C. Stunt
1966 Pardon The Expression - Series 2
  1. E7 - The Big Hotel
Hotel manager
1965 Pardon The Expression - Series 1
  1. E12 - The Brain Drain
Mr Bentley
1960 The Strange World Of Gurney Slade
  1. E1 - Episode One
Floor Manager
1960 Arthur's Treasured Volumes
  1. E1 - A Blow In Anger
Detective Inspector
1959 The Army Game - Series 3
  1. E5 - Where There's Smoke
  2. E8 - Miracle In Hut 29
Soldier
1959 The Army Game - Series 3
  1. E3 - Enter A Dark Stranger
Orderly Sergeant

Non-comedy TV and film credits may be found here:
Geoffrey Palmer on IMDb

Born
Saturday 4th June 1927
Died
Thursday 5th November 2020 (aged 93)
Title
Geoffrey Palmer OBE
Nationality
English
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