Comic stories involving the puppet "Roland the Rat" and his friends living under London's Kings Cross Railway Station.
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1988   1986  

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Cast

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Anna Karen Anna Karen ...  Maureen McConkey / ... 14 episodes, 1986
Patrick Allen ...  Announcer 13 episodes, 1986
James Saxon James Saxon ...  Darcey De-Farcey 13 episodes, 1986
Leslie Herbert Leslie Herbert ...  Errol The Hamster 7 episodes, 1986
Darryl Worbey Darryl Worbey ...  Kevin The Gerbil 7 episodes, 1986
Alfred Marks 7 episodes, 1988
June Whitfield 6 episodes, 1988
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Comic stories involving the puppet "Roland the Rat" and his friends living under London's Kings Cross Railway Station.

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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 September 1986 (UK) See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color
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Quotes

Darcey: Darcey De-Farcey's Secret of the Worlds Greatest Chefs. And there are still a few copies left you lucky people.
Errol: I thought you said that you had a warehouse full of them.
Darcey: Yes. Thank you Errol.
Errol: No one in their right minds would buy one of them.
Maureen: I brought one.
Errol: Exactly. I rest my case.
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Connections

Spin-off Roland's Rat Race (1988) See more »

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Written by Simon Brint
Produced by Mike Stock, Matt Aitken and Pete Waterman
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British puppetry at it's finest
12 November 2003 | by zyggy_bakerSee all my reviews

Being British I of course think that Roland Rat is the best puppet show in the world. Roland Rat is of course an English version of The Muppets, but is also taking after another character called Basil Brush and Sooty. "Roland Rat The Series" was actually Roland's first project away from TV-AM. He joined the BBC for loads of money which went on his account but also on the series which also took a year to make. The sketches in this are hilarious especially the "Tale Of Two Cities" and "Dickens Christmas Carol". The show starts off with the title which has Roland driving his infamous pink Ford Anglia known more as the "RatMobile" and entering the studio to a full house and a load of hilarious sketches. Sadly since 1986 it has never been repeated but is on a video cassette somewhere. But there is DVD of Rat On The Road which was one of his TV-AM adventures. But soon once again though you'll be able to follow the further adventures of Roland, Kevin & Errol.


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