Here you’ll find a whole host of links to other sitcom related websites.
The Authorised Website of Leonard Rossiter, administered by Paul Fisher. An excellent ‘three in one’ website featuring Risgby Online, The Life and Career of Leonard Rossiter and Reggie Online. Paul’s been running these sites for over 10 years and they’re full of interesting information, and a fine tribute to Leonard. So much so, Leonard’s daughter Camilla has praised Paul’s site for such a comprehensive tribute to her late father.
A familiar face to millions, Robert is an actor, theatre director and writer who’s been in the acting trade for around 70 years. Roberts’ sitcom career has included roles inLiver Birds, Butterflies, Rising Damp (Gasman- Last of the Big Spenders), The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin, Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? George and Mildred, The Good Life, Robin’s Nest and so on. He is most known for his starring lead role in the sitcom ‘Keep It In The Family, by Brian Cooke, playing the role of Dudley Rush. A career working alongside some of the biggest names in showbiz led Robert to release two books documenting many stories and recollections of his vast career.
The team at the THAS are dedicated to finding, preserving and promoting the works of Tony Hancock, one of the most popular and influential comedians of the late twentieth century. The THAS contains everything you need to know about the lad himself, housing the world’s largest collection of audio and visual material. This site has been my go-to site for anything and everything connected to Tony Hancock.
You won’t want to miss a new publication on Tony that came out this year. Written by Lucy Hancock (Hancock’s niece), Martin Gibbons (President of the THAS) and Tim Elms (Secretary/Archivist of the THAS), this comprehensive book is a delight for all fans – Hancock: Inside his Life in Words & Pictures
Have you ever wondered where your favourite film(s), Rising Damp – The Movie and other movies were filmed? Have you wondered if those locations still exist? And, if they do, what do they look like now…a block of flats, a petrol station, a Tesco Express or does it remain the same?
Well, thanks to the amazing work of the team at Reelstreets, you now can!
The amount of information on this site is staggering, after reviewing Rising Damp, I spent a few hours checking off all my favourite films.
Here’s a quick link to the Rising Damp Movie page. Rising Damp The Movie – Then and Now
Your complete guide to everything and anything happening in British Comedy. Edited by Mark and his team of comedy enthusiasts, this site is an invaluable resource for your one-stop comedy fix. Keep up to date on comedy news, live shows and events – add to your favourites now!
Laurence Marks’ award winning website for classic television reviews, articles across all genres including comedy, sci-fi, adventure, drama. A smart and very easy to navigate website where you’ll lose yourself for hours in TV nostalgia.
Oh, and there’s a great article HERE on Rising Damp, by Andrew Cobby.
Also, be sure to take a look at TELETRONIC, the site features a comprehensive history of the years of discoveries that led to the development of television, the early days of BBC Television, the advent of commercial television in Great Britain, the development of different genres and from everyone involved own front of, and behind, the cameras.