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The Legacy of Reginald Perrin 

Reginald Iolanthe Perrin has passed away but he has bequeathed a fortune to his family and friends. There is only one proviso, they must each do something absurd in order to receive their share of the money.
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Series cast summary:
Geoffrey Palmer ...  Jimmy Anderson 7 episodes, 1996
Patricia Hodge ...  Geraldine Hackstraw 7 episodes, 1996
Pauline Yates Pauline Yates ...  Elizabeth Perrin 7 episodes, 1996
John Barron ...  C.J. 7 episodes, 1996
John Horsley ...  Doc Morrisey 7 episodes, 1996
Tim Preece Tim Preece ...  Tom Patterson 7 episodes, 1996
Bruce Bould Bruce Bould ...  David Harris-Jones 7 episodes, 1996
Sally-Jane Spencer Sally-Jane Spencer ...  Linda Perrin 7 episodes, 1996
Theresa Watson Theresa Watson ...  Prue Harris-Jones 7 episodes, 1996
Michael Fenton Stevens Michael Fenton Stevens ...  Hank Millbeck 5 episodes, 1996
Sue Nicholls ...  Joan Greengross 4 episodes, 1996
David Ryall ...  Welton Ormsby 3 episodes, 1996
James Bannon James Bannon ...  Morton Radstock 3 episodes, 1996
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Reginald Iolanthe Perrin has passed away but he has bequeathed a fortune to his family and friends. There is only one proviso, they must each do something absurd in order to receive their share of the money.

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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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Here Lies Reginald Iolanthe Perrin - Forever Revolting!
10 September 2006 | by ShadeGrenadeSee all my reviews

The '90's saw the B.B.C. revive a number of famous comedy shows, including two made by I.T.V. - 'Agony Again' and 'Doctor At The Top' - along with 'The Liver Birds' and, of course, this. Whereas these featured the original casts, 'Legacy' was at a disadvantage because Leonard Rossiter passed away in 1984. David Nobbs tried to work around this by making Reggie's death the catalyst for the show's events. Reggie's family and friends must do something really absurd in order to qualify for a share in his will. After a number of failed individual attempts, they combine to try to take over the country, at the head of an army of pensioners. The show was not the disaster critics tried to make out; 'Jimmy', 'C.J.', 'Elisabeth', 'David Harris-Jones', 'Tom' and 'Linda' were strong enough to carry the show. The problem was that Reggie wasn't around to belittle them anymore. It was like watching 'Fawlty Towers' without Basil. Best of the new characters was Geraldine Hackstraw, played by the lovely Patricia Hodge.


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22 September 1996 (UK) See more »

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