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Rising Damp Fovever

ITV3 documentary about sitcom Rising Damp. 2 episodes (1 series) in 2016. Features Eric Chappell, Don Warrington, Joe McGrath, Christopher Strauli and others.

Series 1, Episode 1 - Part One

The first in a two part documentary series about Rising Damp. Series creator Eric Chappell reveals the inspiration behind his comic creation and its journey to our screens.

Further details

Series creator Eric Chappell reveals the inspiration behind his comic creation and its journey to our screens. Actor Don Warrington, who played Philip in the series, returns to his adopted hometown of Newcastle where he revisits the Theatre Royal and reminisces about getting his big break alongside Leonard Rossiter and Frances de la Tour. The pair are then reunited at the former Yorkshire Television studios where the show was filmed in front of a live audience. Featuring classic archive footage, reunions and interviews with the cast and crew, revealing the stories behind the making of the hit 70s comedy.

Broadcast details

Date
Saturday 26th March 2016
Time
9pm
Channel
ITV3
Length
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Eric Chappell Self
Don Warrington Self
Joe McGrath Self
Helen Fraser Self
Samantha Beckinsale Self
Vernon Lawrence Self
Kate Beckinsale Self
Martin Clunes Narrator
Guest cast
Paul Jones Self
Don Clayton Self
Leonard Rossiter Self (Archive Material)
Production team
Ali Lynch Director
Yvette Lyons Director
Ali Lynch Producer
Yvette Lyons Producer
Mark Robinson Executive Producer
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