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 Friday at 9:30am.

Series 4, Episode 1 - Hello Young Lovers

Rigsby's a little over-enthusiastic with advice when a couple of newly-weds move into the house. However, a rude surprise awaits him.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 4th April 1978
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Leonard Rossiter Rupert Rigsby
Frances de la Tour Ruth Jones
Don Warrington Philip Smith
Guest cast
Deborah Watling Lorna
Alun Lewis Robin
Robert Dorning Father
Writing team
Eric Chappell Writer
Production team
Vernon Lawrence Director
Vernon Lawrence Producer

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