Rent Rising Damp: The Best Of (1978)

3.5 of 5 from 8 ratings
2h 0min
Rent Rising Damp: The Best Of Online DVD & Blu-ray Rental
  • General info
  • Available formats
Synopsis:
At its peak, over 18 million viewers tuned in to observe the day-to-day events at Rigsby's dingy boarding house in Eric Chappell's hilarious sitcom Rising Damp. The landlord from hell, Rupert Rigsby (Leonard Rossiter) prowled around his dilapidated eyrie, poking his nose into his lodgers' affairs. The biggest bigot alive, Rigsby took great solace in picking an argument with Alan and Phlip (Richard Beckinsale and Don Warrington) - both students studying at the nearby university - in their claustraphobic attic room, while having nothing but kind words for Miss Jones (Frances De La Tour), the object of his desire, who lives in the bedsite below...
Episodes Comprise:
- Charisma
- A Perfect Gentleman
- For the Man Who Has Everything
- Stage Struck
- Come On in
- The Water's Lovely'
Actors:
, , ,
Directors:
, , ,
Studio:
Cinema Club
Genres:
British TV, TV Classics, TV Comedies, TV Sitcoms
Countries:
UK
BBFC:
Release Date:
16/09/2002
Run Time:
120 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
None
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.33:1 / 4:3
Colour:
Colour

Rent other films like Rising Damp: The Best Of

Reviews (1) of Rising Damp: The Best Of

Nostalgic - Rising Damp: The Best Of review by JD

Spoiler Alert
20/06/2014

There is a good age for watching this probably between 50 and 70. I am in that group and loved it partly for nostalgic reasons but also because I like the characters. Younger viewers I suspect will find it shabby, slow and a bit slapstick. None of it could be described as witty or sharp some of the jokes are based on racial stereotype funny only in the 70's when it was just a bit risque. Now not only old but embarrassing. I am however a die hard Rossiter fan.

0 out of 0 members found this review helpful.

Help & support

Find answers to frequently asked questions and contact us should you need to

How It Works

See prices and levels and find out how Cinema Paradiso service works

Friends for Films

Invite your friends to join and get free subscription each month