The Rebel. Henry Palmer (Simon Callow). Copyright: Retort.

The Rebel

Gold sitcom starring Simon Callow as a rebellious pensioner. 9 episodes (2 series), 2016 - 2017. Stars Simon Callow, Bill Paterson, Anita Dobson, Amit Shah and others.

Series 2, Episode 2 is repeated on Saturday 13th February at 3:25am.

The Rebel. Image shows from L to R: Charles (Bill Paterson), Margaret (Anita Dobson). Copyright: Retort.

Series 2, Episode 1 - Money

Henry attempts to help out Cath who is, like many young couples, struggling with astronomical rent rates.

Further details

Henry attempts to help out Cath who is, like many young couples, struggling with astronomical rent rates (Made harder by her husband, Jeremy, enjoying a sabbatical teaching in Lesotho). Yet, when the Bank is far from helpful and the Letting Agent is unwilling to cut them some slack, Henry is forced to face the prospect of selling his house and downsizing to a retirement home. If that's the case, he isn't going to go quietly, so it falls to Margaret and Charles to come up with a rescue package.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 8th November 2017
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Simon Callow Henry Palmer
Bill Paterson Charles
Anita Dobson Margaret
Amit Shah Jeremy
Anna Crilly Cath
Guest cast
Tom Golding Letting Lee
Ethan Lawrence Sales Lee
London Hughes Bank Customer Advisor
Anthony Kaye Christopher
Ed Coleman Steve
Writing team
Andrew Birch Writer
James Cary Script Editor
Richard Hurst Script Editor
Production team
Vadim Jean Director
Simon Lupton Series Producer
Ben Walker Producer
Jon Rolph Executive Producer
Pete Thornton Executive Producer

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