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Cast, Characters and Crew


 
This page contains a complete list of all actors credited as appearing in the series
"The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin" and "The Legacy of Reginald Perrin".
The main cast is listed in order of importance, followed by an alphabetical list of the supporting cast, ordered by actor's surname.
Click on an actor's name to read their biography, filmography, the episode(s)
in which they appeared, their catchphrases, and other information, including external links. The all-important production crew credits are listed at the bottom of this page.

MAIN CAST:


ACTOR:
ROLE:
BASIC PROFILE:
Leonard Rossiter
Reginald Iolanthe Perrin
Bored, stressed, middle-aged sales
executive, sexually-frustrated, tired
and weary of the rat race.
Pauline Yates
Elizabeth Perrin
Reggie's wife
John Barron
C. J. (Charles Jefferson) / F. J.
Reggie's boss/employee
Sue Nicholls
Joan Greengross/Webster/Millbeck
Reggie's secretary
Geoffrey Palmer
Jimmy (Major James Anderson)
Reggie's brother-in-law
Sally-Jane Spencer
Linda Patterson/Perrin
Reggie's daughter
Tim Preece
Tom Patterson
Reggie's son-in-law (Ser. 1,2,4)
Leslie Schofield
Tom Patterson
Reggie's son-in-law (Ser.3)
John Horsley
Dr. Gerald 'Doc' Morrissey
Sunshine Desserts doctor
Trevor Adams
Tony Webster
Sunshine Desserts employee
Bruce Bould
David Harris-Jones
Sunshine Desserts employee

 

SUPPORTING CAST:


ACTOR:
ROLE:
BASIC PROFILE:
Leslie Adams
Driver
Drunken driver outside Perrins
Rosalind Adler
Receptionist
Receptionist at solicitors
David Aldous
Coach Driver
Driver of hijacked coach
Terence Alexander
Clive 'Lofty' Anstruther
Jimmy's crooked colleague
Ali Baba
Indian In Park
Doc Morrissey's student
Frank Baker
A. B. Muelling
Perrins' guest (shy vet)
Virginia Balfour
Davina Letts-Wilkinson
Sunshine Desserts employee
James Bannon
Morton Radstock
Newspaper journalist
Neville Barber
Peregrine Trembleby
TV interviewer, 'Hi-Finance'
David Bark-Jones
Adam Patterson
Reggie's grandson (as adult)
Ken Barker
Telephone Engineer / Len's body double
GPO worker / Swimmer in opening titles
Tim Barrett
Mr. Campbell-Lewiston
Sales rep. for Sunshine Desserts
David Barry
Coach Driver
Driver of hijacked coach
Eileen Bell
Retired Cleaner
Senior citizen in home
Helen Bernat
Girl At Bus Stop
Waited with 'Donald Potts'
Sheila Bernette
Gladys
Actress in Grot TV commercial
Michael Bilton
Wine-buyer
First Grot customer
Joan Blackham
Miss Erith
Reggie's first secretary at Grot
Oliver Bradshaw
Elderly Judge
Judge at Reliance Club
Joseph Brady
Kenny McBlane
Chef at Perrins community
Roger Brierley
Mr. Thorneycroft
Labour exchange clerk
Roger Brierley
Alan Maseby-Smythe
Tom's friend at wedding reception
Vincent Brimble
Glenn Higgins
Perrins' guest (yob)
Fanny Carby
Senior Citizen
Pensioner in home
Timothy Carlton
Colin Pillock
TV interviewer, 'Pillock Talk'
Gordon Case
Mr. Johnson
Perrins' guest (black schoolteacher)
Brian Coburn
Big Man In Bank
Arguer. Gave Reggie idea for Perrins
Terence Conoley
Peter Cartwright
Reggie's neighbour (hayfever sufferer)
Brenda Cowling
Mrs. Wren
C.J.'s housekeeper
Anne Cunningham
Jean Timpkins
Made advances to 'Lord Amherst'
Linda Cunningham
Iris Hoddle
Reggie's secretary at Amalg. Aerosols
Alan David
Brian Deacon
Jimmy's transsexual acquaintance
Janet Davies
Ethel Merman
Perrins' guest (not the legendary...)
Derek Deadman
Man At Telephone Box
Heavy breather at phone box
Edward Dentith
Mr. Milford
Reggie's upper-class neighbour
Del Derrick
Well-dressed Man
Grot customer (bought painting)
Anthony Douse
Male Chiropodist
Retired chiropodist
Glynn Edwards
Mr. Pelham
Reggie's boss at pig farm
David Ellison
Factory Owner
Perrins' guest (gay boss)
Fionnuala Ellwood
Carol Benskin
Wife of SAS officer
Cynthia Etherington
Housewife
Grot customer
Tenniel Evans
Elwyn Watkins
Seminar host at Bilberry Hall
Blain Fairman
Sheridan Honeydew
TV host, 'The World Tomorrow Today'
Michael Fenton-Stevens
Hank Millbeck
Joan's boyfriend/second husband
Gilly Flower
Woman With Fur
Grot customer (bought painting)
John Forbes-Robertson
Henry Possett
Elizabeth's companion/fiance
Dorothy Frere
Kate Jefferson (Mrs. C.J.)
C.J.'s wife
Jonathon Fryer
Landlord
Landlord (served Reggie, Seamus)
Robert Gillespie
Mr. Dent
Council worker/Perrins' guest
Leslie Glazer
Merchant Banker
Perrins' guest
Jean Grover
Mildred
SAS officer's mother-in-law
David Hanson
Bank Clerk
Bank Clerk
Roy Heather
Biscuit Man
Pensioner on coach
Peter Hill
Mr. Edwards
Perrins' guest (conman)
Robert Hillier
Adam Patterson
Reggie's grandson (as child)
Patricia Hodge
Geraldine Hackstraw
Solicitor, Reggie's will executor
Martin Hyder
Barry Benskin
SAS officer
Laura Jackson
Receptionist
Receptionist at impotence clinic
Frederick Jaeger
Bernard Trilling
Perrins' guest (lost sense of humour)
Andrew Johns
Mr. Pennell
Council worker/Perrins' guest
Vi Kane
Perrins' neighbour
Reggie's next-door neighbour
Sally Lahee
Hilary Meadows
Perrins' guest
Christopher Lawrence
House-buyer
Tom's estate agent client
Penny Leatherbarrow
Mrs. Peaslake
Tea lady at Sunshine Desserts
Joan Linder
Old Woman
Pensioner at old people's home
Toby Longworth
Radio D.J.
Hospital radio D.J.
Peter MacKriel
Waiter
Waiter (scene cut, but credited)
Roland MacLeod
Morris Coates
Crumley Advertising employee
Pamela Manson
Rosie (Barmaid)
Barmaid/Reggie's schoolfriend
Hilary Mason
Mrs. Deacon
'Donald Potts'' landlady
Ray Marioni
Waiter
Waiter in restaurant (served Reggie)
Bunny May
Insurance Salesman
Perrins' guest (lost motivation)
Charmian May
Miss Pershore
'Donald Potts'' fellow lodger
David McAlister
Senior Police Officer
Police co-ordinator at BROSCOR rally
Paul McDowell
Mr.Higgins
Client of Hackstraw's solicitors
Hamilton McLeod
Waiter
Waiter (served 'Lord Amhurst')
David Millett
Landlord
Landlord (served 'Sir Wensley')
Norman Mitchell
Ron Napier
Lorry driver at Sunshine Desserts
Abigail Morgan
Jocasta Patterson
Reggie's granddaughter (as child)
Ken Morley
Arthur
Actor in Grot TV commercial
Roli Okorodudu
Nurse
Nurse in hospital
Daniel Pageon
Head Waiter
Head waiter in restaurant
Joan Peart
Mrs. E. Blythe-Erpingham
Annoyed neighbour of Perrins'
Ian Peck
Police Patrolman
Motorcycle patrolman
Ronald Pember
Arthur Noblet
Perrins' guest (arc welder)
Peter Penry-Jones
Tim Ripley
Joan's guest at wedding reception
Arnold Peters
Mr. Penfold
Complaining neighbour of Perrins'
Oliver Pierre
Cyril Hardcastle ('Napoleon')
Jimmy's friend/fancy dress party host
Jacki Piper
Esther Pigeon
Market researcher at Sunshine Dess.
Derry Power
Seamus Finnegan
Roadworker/Grot brainbox
John Quayle
Mr. Fennel
Amalgamated Aerosols employee
Stewart Quentin-Holmes
Passer-by on canal towpath
Jimmy's acquaintance
Dennis Ramsden
Dr. Hump
Guest at Bilberry Hall seminar
Leslie Rhodes
Barman
Barman (served Reggie, C.J.)
Michael Ripper
Tramp
Reggie's Christmas guest
Angela Rippon
Herself
Television news reader
Peter Roberts
Youth
Perrins' guest (gay youth)
David Rowlands
Mr. Herbert
Prospective Grot employee
David Rowley
Owen Lewis
Sunshine Desserts employee
John Rudling 
Bill
Security officer at Sunshine Desserts
David Ryall
Welton Ormsby
Press officer/first BROSCOR recruit
Leslie Sands
Thruxton Appleby
Perrins' guest (textiles tycoon)
Peter Schofield
Mr. Winstanley
Council worker/Perrins' guest
Michael Segal
Mr. Jenkins
Council worker/Perrins' guest
Beatrice Shaw
Elderly Lady
Grot customer (bought square hoop)
Gerald Sim 
Rev. E. F. Wales-Parkinson
Local vicar
Keith Smith
Mr. Lisburn
Grot shop manager
David Sparks
Rosewall
Amalgamated Aerosols employee
Peter Stockbridge
Prostate Patient
Patient visited by Joan & Hank
Bob Sutherland
Major
Passer-by approached by Reggie
Tony Sympson
Uncle Percy Spillinger
Reggie's uncle
Hilary Tindall
Deborah Swaffham
Perrins' guest (femme fatale)
George Tovey
Little Man In Bank
Arguer. Gave Reggie idea for Perrins
Jean Trend
Female Chiropodist
Retired chiropodist
Dick Ward
Coach Driver
Driver of Prue's coach
James Warrior
Mr. Babbacombe
First guest at Perrins
David Warwick
Mark Perrin
Reggie's son
Kenneth Watson
Superintendent Potts
Perrins' guest
Ralph Watson
Job Centre Clerk
Labour exchange employee
Theresa Watson
Prue Harris-Jones
David's wife
Joyce Windsor
Mrs. Hollies
Complaining neighbour of Perrins
Terence Woodfield
Muscroft
Amalgamated Aerosols employee
Penelope Woodman
Angie Patterson
Adam Patterson's wife 
Ken Wynne
George Deacon
'Donald Potts'' landlord

 

PRODUCTION CREW:


 
PILOT:
SERIES 1:
SERIES 2:
SERIES 3:
PRODUCER:
John Howard-Davies
Gareth Gwenlan
Gareth Gwenlan
Gareth Gwenlan
PRODUCTION ASSISTANT:
Brian Jones
John B. Hobbs
John B. Hobbs
John B. Hobbs
FILM CAMERAMAN:
Reg Pope
Reg Pope
Reg Pope
Alec Curtis
FILM EDITOR:
Chris Lovett
Graham Walker
Bill Harris
Dan Rae
SOUND RECORDIST:
Richard Chamberlain
Basil Harris
Bill Wild
Rodney Bond
STUDIO SOUND:
Laurie Taylor
Laurie Taylor
Jeff Booth / 
Malcolm Johnson
Jack Sudic
COSTUME:
June Hudson
Janet Tharby / 
Joyce Mortlock
Janet Tharby / 
Dennis Brack
Christian Dyall
MAKE-UP:
Dawn Alcock
Dawn Alcock
Christine Whitney
Frances Needham
LIGHTING:
Jimmy Purdie
Brian Clemett / 
Ron Koplick
Derek Slee / 
John Dixon
John Dixon
DESIGNER:
Graham Oakley
Lesley Bremness / 
Barbara Gosnold
Jon Pusey / 
Pamela Lambooy
Gloria Clayton / 
Pamela Lambooy
MUSIC:
Ronnie Hazlehurst
Ronnie Hazlehurst
Ronnie Hazlehurst
Ronnie Hazlehurst
GRAPHIC DESIGNER:
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Stewart Austin (ep.7)
Stewart Austin (ep.7)
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SERIES 4:
The Legacy of Reginald Perrin 

PRODUCER/DIRECTOR: Gareth Gwenlan
PRODUCTION MANAGER: Amita Lochab
TRAINEE DIRECTOR: Murray Peterson
PRODUCTION ASSISTANT: Caroline Gardener
PRODUCTION SECRETARY: Caren Williams
ASSISTANT FLOOR MANAGER: Christine Crow
FLOOR ASSISTANT: Caroline Caley
DESIGNER: David Buckingham

R. T. DESIGNER: Richard Hogan
PROPERTIES BUYER: Ian Tully
COSTUME DESIGNER: Robin Stubbs
MAKE-UP DESIGNER: Kerin Parfitt
LIGHTING DIRECTOR: Duncan Brown
STUDIO RESOURCE MANAGER: Michael Langley-Evans
SOUND SUPERVISOR: John Downes
DEPUTY SOUND SUPERVISOR: Dave Howell
VISION MIXER: Heather Gilder
CAMERA SUPERVISOR: Gerry Tivers
EDITOR: Chris Wadsworth

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