The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976–1979)

TV Series30 min.Comedy
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SUMMARY
BBC Television comedy detailing the fortunes of Reginald Iolanthe Perrin. Disillusioned after a long career at Sunshine Desserts, Perrin goes through a mid-life crisis and fakes his own death. Returning in disguise after various attempts at finding a 'new life', he gets his old job back and finds nothing has changed. He is eventually found out, and in the second series has success with a chain of shops selling useless junk. That becomes so successful that he feels he has created a monster and decides to destroy it. In the third and final series he has a dream of forming a commune which his long suffering colleagues help bring to reality. Unfortunately that also fails and he finds himself back in a job not unlike the one he originally had at Sunshine Desserts. Written By D.Giddings <darren.giddings@newcastle.ac.uk>  Less
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3 | 2 | 1 See all »
YEAR
1979 | 1978 | 1977 | 1976 See all »

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