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 Jimmy Anderson (7 episodes, 1996)
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 Geraldine Hackstraw (7 episodes, 1996)
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 Elizabeth Perrin (7 episodes, 1996)
John Barron ...
 C.J. (7 episodes, 1996)
John Horsley ...
 Doc Morrisey (7 episodes, 1996)
Tim Preece ...
 Tom Patterson (7 episodes, 1996)
Bruce Bould ...
 David Harris-Jones (7 episodes, 1996)
Sally-Jane Spencer ...
 Linda Perrin (7 episodes, 1996)
Theresa Watson ...
 Prue Harris-Jones (7 episodes, 1996)
Michael Fenton Stevens ...
 Hank Millbeck (5 episodes, 1996)
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 Joan Greengross (4 episodes, 1996)
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 Welton Ormsby (3 episodes, 1996)
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 Morton Radstock (3 episodes, 1996)
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Sally-Jane Spencer had retired from acting to bring up a family, but returned to reprise her role as Linda See more »

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Follows The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976) See more »

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It was bold
27 April 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This programme was a bold move, it did only survive one series, but without Leanard Rossiter, it couldn't be what it used to. The main story was after Reginald Perrin passed away, he left a will to his family and former colleagues. A million pounds each. But, to get this money they had to do something totally absurd. After efforts were made they decided to work as a team and their idea was to have a bloodless revolution for the older generation, however, it actually was a good idea, so they didn't get a penny. On the character side of things, new characters were bought in and supporting characters were in the lead. With his success in "As Time Goes By", Geoffrey Palmer took the spotlight, relinquishing his role as Jimmy Anderson, the Leader of the Revolution along with all the other classic characters from the original series, CJ, Doc Morrisey, David "Great" Jones and Joan Greengross. If I hadn't of seen this programme at the tender age of 11, I would have never seen the original classic programme, so thank you David Nobbs.


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