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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.

The Rebel. Image shows from L to R: Henry Palmer (Simon Callow), Unknown, Vicar (Michael Bertenshaw), Unknown, Unknown. Copyright: Retort.

Series 2, Episode 2 - Death

Cath's lodger Amaya offers to drive Cath, Henry, Margaret and Charles to a friend's funeral. With Henry due to give the eulogy, being late is not an option, but in fact it's touch and go if he'll even make it at all.

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Cath's lodger Amaya offers to drive Cath, Henry, Margaret and Charles to a friend's funeral. However, her best intentions are quickly ruined when Henry insists on making the journey on his Lambretta. While Charles sees the journey as an opportunity to get closer to Margaret, Cath's anxiety for Henry's safety reaches fever pitch when his beloved Scooter ends up in a hedge, and he is forced to take public transport. With Henry due to give the eulogy, being late is not an option, but in fact it's touch and go if he'll even make it at all.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 15th November 2017
Time
10pm
Channel
Gold
Length
30 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Simon Callow Henry Palmer
    Bill Paterson Charles
    Anita Dobson Margaret
    Anna Crilly Cath
    Vivian Oparah Amaya
    Guest cast
    Jessie Cave Steph
    Lorna Gayle Gloria
    Rich Keeble Ticket Inspector
    Tony Pritchard Farmer
    Michael Bertenshaw Vicar
    Writing team
    Andrew Birch Writer
    James Cary Writer
    Richard Hurst Writer
    Production team
    Vadim Jean Director
    Simon Lupton Series Producer
    Ben Walker Producer
    Jon Rolph Executive Producer
    Pete Thornton Executive Producer
    Robin Peters Editor
    Steve Parnell Production Designer
    David Isaac Feldstein Composer

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