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The Legacy Of Reginald Perrin. Image shows from L to R: Jimmy Anderson (Geoffrey Palmer), C.J. (John Barron).

The Legacy Of Reginald Perrin

BBC One sitcom. 7 episodes (1 series) in 1996. Stars Pauline Yates, Geoffrey Palmer, John Barron, John Horsley, Bruce Bould, Theresa Watson, Sue Nicholls and others.

The Legacy Of Reginald Perrin

Reginald Perrin's family and friends must do something absurd in order to inherit his fortune

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1996
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
7   (1 series)
Starring
Pauline Yates, Geoffrey Palmer, John Barron, John Horsley, Bruce Bould, Theresa Watson, Sue Nicholls, Michael Fenton Stevens and others
Writer
David Nobbs
Director
Gareth Gwenlan
Producer
Gareth Gwenlan

Reginald Iolanthe Perrin has passed away but he has bequeathed a fortune to his family and friends. There is only one proviso, they must each do something absurd in order to receive their share of the money. They therefore, initially individually and then as a group, attempt to concoct a bizarre scheme that will impress solicitor Geraldine Hackstraw enough to make her part with the money.

This culminates in an attempt by senior citizens to march on Whitehall as a protest at a youth-obsessed society.

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