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 1, Episode 1 is repeated on Saturday 2nd October at 1am.

The Rebel interviews

The Rebel. Margaret (Anita Dobson). Copyright: Retort.

Anita Dobson

Anita Dobson talks about the 'love triangle' between the characters, and how her husband taught her to 'play' the guitar for an episode in the new series.


The Rebel. Image shows from L to R: Henry Palmer (Simon Callow), Cath (Anna Crilly). Copyright: Retort.

Anna Crilly

Anna Crilly returns as Cath, Henry's daughter. She admits that's she's quite a rebel when it comes to turning up to set on time.


Andrew Birch.

Andrew Birch

Andrew Birch is the writer behind The Rebel. He says that, as you get older, you can be terribly patronised and talks about how his character reacts to that.