Comedy. After cracking up in front of his colleagues at a sales conference, Reggie has disappeared to the beach. But what should he do next? Walk out to sea, or start a new life? Show more
Reggie Perrin is feeling frustrated and alienated after ten years working at Groomtech. With his wife Nicola too busy for him, he becomes besotted with new colleague Jasmine.
Comedy. Reggie enjoys teaching at Nicola's school in his search to find a new focus in his life. He invites the class to spend a day at Groomtech, with disastrous consequences.
Sitcom about a frustrated and alienated employee. Reggie's crisis comes to a head as Groomtech holds its office party. Can Reggie Perrin take any more?
4 Extra Debut. Gordon's hatred of noise is threatening his marriage. But will foisting silence on the world help matters? Stars Jonathan Coy. Show more
A David Nobbs comedy. Two retired women teachers share a house but little else. Then a former student, now a rock-star, bursts into their lives. The effect is devastating... Show more
As a part of Radio 4's Character Invasion Day, Tom Sutcliffe hosts a live debate asking whether or not we are living in a golden age for the creation of fictional characters. Show more
Popular 1970s sitcom about a middle-class, middle-aged rebel. Why is Reggie referring to his mother-in-law as a hippopotamus? Show more
Romantic comedy exploring racy and raunchy escapades behind the sepia-tinted pornography of Edwardian London. Adapted from the novel Kingdom Swann by Miles Gibson.
The history of classic comedy shows. A look at 1970s sitcom The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin, including interviews with writer and stars. Show more
Reggie Perrin needs a month's holiday, but all he gets is an afternoon in a safari park with his wife, daughter, son-in-law and their two 'tiny adults'.
While Elizabeth is away, Reggie asks Joan to come over for a business meeting, but he actually intends to start an affair with her. A stream of visitors causes his plan to go awry. Show more
Reggie's revolt against the normality of his life is becoming brazen. While Elizabeth is away, he gives a dinner party without any food.
Reggie decides to put an end to it. He says goodbye to Joan, makes a drunken speech to the British Fruit Association, says goodbye to Elizabeth and fakes his own suicide. Show more
After his fake suicide, Reggie tries out his new life in which he can be anyone and go anywhere. However, he realises that all he really wants is Elizabeth. Show more
Reggie attends his own memorial service in disguise and re-enters Elizabeth's life as an old friend of Reggie, Martin Wellbourne. Show more
Comedy. Reggie continues his search for a fulfilling new career, but money worries are snapping at his heels. Meanwhile, the Perrins discover they have a new next-door neighbour.
Comedy. While Reggie decides to have some fun in his new role at Groomtech by introducing a new kind of product, a neglected Nicola receives some attention from a new neighbour. Show more
Comedy. While Reggie is busy working on his new Grot product range, David reveals his true colours to Nicola at the swimming baths, and William becomes increasingly desperate. Show more
Comedy. When Grot becomes a huge success, Reggie faces a difficult choice at Groomtech. Meanwhile, his attempts to make things up to Nicola lead to a shocking discovery.