The Fall And Rise Of Reginald Perrin. Image shows from L to R: Reginald Perrin (Leonard Rossiter), Doc Morrissey (John Horsley). Copyright: BBC
The Fall And Rise Of Reginald Perrin

The Fall And Rise Of Reginald Perrin

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1976 - 1982
  • 22 episodes (3 series)

A midlife crisis sitcom about a bored executive who fakes his own suicide and seeks to reinvent himself in a desperate search for purpose and contentment. Stars Leonard Rossiter, Pauline Yates, John Barron, Sue Nicholls, John Horsley and more.

Key cast & crew credits

Leonard Rossiter Reginald Perrin
Pauline Yates Elizabeth Perrin
John Barron C.J.
Sue Nicholls Joan Greengross / Webster
John Horsley Doc Morrissey
Trevor Adams Tony Webster
Bruce Bould David Harris-Jones
Theresa Watson Prue Harris-Jones
Geoffrey Palmer Jimmy Anderson
Tim Preece Tom Patterson (Series 1-2)
Leslie Schofield Tom Patterson (Series 3)
Sally-Jane Spencer Linda Patterson
David Warwick Mark Perrin (Series 1)
Glynn Edwards Mr Pelham (Series 2)
Joan Blackham Miss Erith (Series 2)
Derry Power Seamus Finnegan (Series 2)
Joseph Brady McBlane (Series 3)
Writing team
David Nobbs Writer
Production team
Gareth Gwenlan Producer

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