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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.

Next new episode is on Wednesday at 10pm. Series 2, Episode 3
Catch-up on Episode 2 on UKTV Play   Series 2, Episode 2 is repeated today at 10:20pm

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.

Full synopsis

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

This episode is currently available on UKTV Play

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

Repeats

  1. Friday 10th November 2017 at 9:20pm on Gold
  2. Friday 17th November 2017 at 9:20pm on Gold
  3. Monday 20th November 2017 at 10:20pm on Gold

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Simon Callow Henry Palmer
Bill Paterson Charles
Anita Dobson Margaret
Anna Crilly Cath
Guest cast
Vivian Oparah Amaya
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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