Rising Damp. Rupert Rigsby (Leonard Rossiter). Copyright: Yorkshire Television.

Rising Damp

ITV sitcom about a bad landlord. 28 episodes (pilot + 4 series), 1974 - 1978. Stars Leonard Rossiter, Frances de la Tour, Richard Beckinsale, Don Warrington and Gay Rose.

Pilot, Pilot is repeated on ITV3 on Thursday 3rd January at 12:05pm.

Production Details

Part of

Yorkshire Comedy Pilots

Production company
Laugh track
Live audience


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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 2nd September 1974 on ITV at 8pm
Last new broadcast
Tuesday 9th May 1978 on ITV at 8pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Upcoming repeats
  1. Thursday 3rd January at 12:05pm on ITV3
  2. Series 1 Episode 1: Friday 4th January at 12:05pm on ITV3

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