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.

Series 1, Episode 2 - A Night Out

For Miss Jones's birthday, Rigsby makes a rare visit to his wallet in taking the four of them out to a posh local dining establishment, The Grange.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 20th December 1974
Time
8:30pm
Channel
ITV
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Leonard Rossiter Rupert Rigsby
Frances de la Tour Ruth Jones
Richard Beckinsale Alan Moore
Don Warrington Philip Smith
Guest cast
Derek Newark Spooner
Frank Gatliff Manager
Writing team
Eric Chappell Writer
Production team
Ronnie Baxter Director
Ronnie Baxter Producer
Colin Pigott Production Designer
Denis Wilson Composer
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