Television

Notable Roles in order of appearance.  Reviews will be rated out of 5


Television in Alphabetical Order

 

The Flight of the HeronRichard Wilson Image.

Year:  1968

Channel: 

Cast:

Iain Agnew
Tom Conti as. Captain Greening
Finlay Currie as. Angus MacMartin
Brown Derby as. Captain Scott
Bob Docherty as. Neil MacMartin
Helena Gloag as. Lady Esterhall
Bill Henderson as. Lachlan MacMartin
W.D. Joss as. Mr. Grant
Jon Laurimore as. Capt. Keith Windham
Leonard Maguire as. Lochiel
Ian McCulloch as. Ewen Cameron
Bruce McKenzie as. Prince Charles
Sophie Stewart as. Aunt Margaret
Sheila Whittingham as. Alison Grant
Richard Wilson as. Sir Everard Faulkner
Paul Young as. Lt. Sharpe

 


Directed by:  Brian Mahoney

Written by:  Moultrie Kelsall

http://www.televisionheaven.co.uk/flightheron.htm

An Epic period drama made by Scottish Television, based on D.K. Broster's 1925 novel centred around the Jacobite Rebellion of 1746 and leading up to the battle of Culloden.

 

 


My Good Woman

Year:  1972

Channel: 

Cast:

Leslie Crowther as. Clive Gibbons
Sylvia Syms as. Sylvia Gibbons
Richard Wilson as. Reverend Martin Hooper
rest of cast listed alphabetically
Keith Barron as. Philip Broadmore (1972)
Glyn Houston as. Bob Berris (1973-74)

Created by:  Ronnie Taylor

39 Episodes

My Good Woman link

Sylvia Gibbons is fanatically charitable and driving her husband up the wall. Whilst she gives away everything including money her husband struggles with his antique business. Richard Wilson plays the Reverend Hooper who is the charitable enabler for Sylvia.

 

 


Crown Court

Year:  1972-1984

Channel: 

Cast:

John Alkin as. Barry Deeley
John Barron as. Justice Mitchioner (1972-1976)
Joseph Berry as. Usher
Bernard Brown as. Andrew Logan QC
Richard Colson as. Clerk of the Court
Bernard Gallagher as. Johnathan Fry QC
Michael Gover as. Peter Carson QC
Terrence Hardiman as. Stephen Hardesty QC
Derek Hockridge as. Clerk of the Court
Edward Jewesbury as. Judge Bragg
Charles Keating as. James Eliot QC
William Mervyn as. Justice Cambell (1972-1976)
Dorothy Vernon as. Helen Tate
Richard Warner as. Hon Justice Waddington.
Peter Wheeler as. Court Reporter
Richard Wilson as. Jeremy Parsons QC

Directed by:  Stephen Butcher/Eugene Ferguson

Written by:  John Foster/James Follett

A court room drama series. Each case over three episodes in length with a jury of "ordinary people" to judge the evidence presented at the end.

 

 


Through the Night

Year:  1975

Channel: 

Cast:

Alison Steadman as. Christine Potts
Jack Shepherd as. Dr. Pearce
Barbara Ashcroft as. Auxiliary Nurse
Angela Bruce as. Night Nurse
Rachel Davies as. Outpatients Sister
Anne Dyson as. Mrs. Scully
Dave Hill as. Joe Potts
Richard Ireson as. Dr. Mount
Sheila Kelley
Patricia Leach as. Night Sister
Tony Steedman as. Mr. Staunton
Thelma Whiteley as. Dr. Seal
Richard Wilson as. Registrar
Anna Wing as. Mrs. Goodwin

Directed by:  Michael Lindsay-Hogg

Written by:  Trevor Griffiths

Review  to follow

 

 


A Sharp Intake of Breath

Year:  1977-1981

Channel:  ITV

Cast:

David Jason as. Peter Barnes
Jacqueline Clarke as. Sheila Barnes
Richard Wilson as. Henshaw
Alun Armstrong

Created by:  Ronnie Taylor

David Jason starred in this ITV sitcom as Peter Barnes, a luckless and unfortunate character who is forever trying to fight off officialdom and red tape. Sharing in his frustrations are his wife Sheila (Jacqueline Clarke) but against him is Richard Wilson and Alun Armstrong, who show up in different roles each week to show up Peter Barnes' incompetance.

Created by comic stalwart Ronnie Taylor whose sudden death caused the third series to be aborted after only three episodes. The final series was written by Vince Powell.

 

 


Pickersgill People

Year:  1978

Channel: 

Cast:

Nick Stringer as PC Shane Pritchard
George Costigan
Bernard Hill
Philip Jackson
Matthew Kelly
Sam Kelly
Rosemary Martin
Bryan Pringle
Prunella Scales
Antony Sher
Roger Sloman
Richard Wilson

Directed by:  Alan Dossor/Pedr James

Written by:  Mike Stott

5 Episodes

Review  to follow

 

 


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Only When I Laugh

Year:  1979

Channel:  ITV (Yorkshire)

Cast: 

James Bolam as Roy Figgis
Peter Bowles as Archie Glover
Christopher Strauli as Norman Binns
Richard Wilson as Dr. Gordon Thorpe
Derrick Branche as Gupte

Written by:  Eric Chappell

Directed by:  Vernon Lawrence/Graeme Muir

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In 1979 Richard began to appear in Only When I Laugh written by Eric Chappell and Produced/Directed by Vernon Lawrence.  Richard appeared as Dr Thorpe, the house surgeon. 

 

 


Andy RobsonRichard Wilson Image.

Year:  1983

Channel: 

Cast: 

Robert Addie
Tom Davidson as Andy Robson
Jill Greenacre
Gordon Griffin as Tom Robson
Donald Hewlett as Donald McDo
Norman Jones as Adam Charlton
Stevie-Lee Pattinson as Alec Cowen
George Sewell
Tony Steedman
Stephanie Tague as Victoria Dennison
Jack Watling as Matthew
Richard Wilson as Mr. Ridley

 

Directed by:  Tony Kysh/Michael Westhop

Written by:  Ted Childs/Frederick Grice

Set in 1910. Andy Robson (played by Tom Davidson) is uprooted from his life in the pit community of Easington when his father is killed in a mining accident. Andy is sent to live in a remote part of Northumberland where he upsets his new schoolmaster, the school bully and the rest of the locals. Things gets better for Andy when he befriends local boy Alec (Played by Stevie-Lee Pattinson) and is helped along by Victoria Dennison (Stephanie Tague).

Based on Frederick Grice’s 1969 novel, The Courage of Andy Robson

 

 


Sherlock HolmesRichard Wilson Image.

Year:  1985

Channel:  ITV

Cast: 

Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes
David Burke as Dr. John Watson
Richard Wilson as unknown

 

Directed by:  Derek Marlowe/Paul Annett

Written by:  Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Sherlock Holmes Page

Richard Wilson stars in this episode of Sherlock Holmes 'the redheaded league of gentleman' which sees the curious employment of a man set to task in copying out texts for no reason.  The only requirement of the job?  To be red-headed.

 

 

 


The Last Place on Earth

Year:  1985Richard Wilson Image.

Channel: 

Cast: 

Martin Shaw as Robert Falcon Scott
Sverre Anker Ousdal as Roald Amundsen
Stephen Moore as Dr. 'Bill' Wilson
Richard Morant as Capt. 'Titus' Oates
Sylvester McCoy as Lt. 'Birdie' Bowers
Michael Maloney as Lt. 'Teddy' Evans
Max von Sydow as Fridtjof Nansen
Susan Wooldridge as Kathleen Scott
Toralv Maurstad as Hjalmar Johansen
Jan Hårstad as Helmer Hanssen
Bill Nighy as Cecil Meares
Hugh Grant as Apsley Cherry-Garrard
Per Theodor Haugen as Leon Amundsen
Pat Roach as P.O. Edgar 'Taff' Evans
Tom Georgeson as P.O. 'Bill' Lashly

 

Directed by:  Ferdinand Fairfax

Written by:  Trevor Griffiths/Roland Huntford

Captain Robert Falcon Scott of England and Roald Amundsen of Norway race the elements and each other to be the first to plant a flag at the world's South Pole.

 

 


Room at the Bottom

Year:  1986 - 1988

Channel: 

Cast: 

James Bolam as Nesbitt Gunn
Keith Barron as Kevin Hughes
Richard Wilson as Chaplain
Deborah Grant as Celia Pagett-Smythe
Erika Hoffman as Nancy
Oliver Cotton as Tom
Martin Fisk as Jeffrey (1988)
Malcolm Tierney as Dr. Barton (1986)

 

Created by:  John Antrobus

An outrageous account of late 1980s media life, Megla Television is ruled by its power-mad, mean and deceitful boss Kevin Hughes. His principal whipping boy is Nesbitt Gunn, a former drama producer but demoted by Hughes to quiz- and game-shows otherwise known as the last stop before the dole queue.

 

 


Murder by the Book

Year:  1986

Channel: 

Cast: 

Peggy Ashcroft as Agatha Christie
Ian Holm as Hercule Poirot
Richard Wilson as Sir Max Mallowan
Michael Aldridge as Edmond Cork
John Atkinson as Gardener
Dawn Archibald as Sally

 

Directed by:  Lawrence Gordon Clark

Written by:  Nick Evans

A fictitious tale where Poirot (played by Ian Holm) visits the author Agatha Christie to asks why she has chosen to kill him off in her latest book. The book was "Curtain," one of Christies best novels.

 

 


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The Alamut Ambush

Year:  1986

Channel: 

Cast: 

Terence Stamp as David Audley
Michael Culver as Nick Hannah
Carmen du Sautoy as Faith Steerforth
Robin Sachs as Hugh Roskill
Bernard Alexander as Registrar
Sarah Bullen as Lady Ryle
Carolyn Colquhoun as Grace Appleby
Rosalie Crutchley as Mary Jenkins
John Grillo as Jake Shapiro
David Haig as Colin Jenkins
Hossein Karimbeik as Mujid
Howard Lloyd-Lewis as Vicar
Paul McDowell as Jack Soutar
Oscar Quitak as Theo freisler
John Rowe as Guy Llewellyn
Susan Rutherford as Rachael
Nadim Sawalha as Major Razzak
Howard Southern as Abe Weisman
Michael Wardle as Tim Gately
Gary Whelan as Austin Pore
Richard Wilson as Sir John Ryle

 

Directed by:  Ken Grieve

Written by:  Anthony Price/Murray Smith

Stars Terence Stamp as David Audley, a former Oxford professor turned intelligence agent. A follow-up to 'Deadly Recruits' and 'Cold War Killer'. A senior official of the Foreign Office, Guy Llewellyn (John Rowe), has twice been the target of an assassination attempt. Audley is told to head the investigation by Llewellyn and something sinister seems afoot.

 

 


High and Dry

Year:  1987

Channel: 

Cast: 

Angus Barnett as Trevor Archer
Diana Coupland as Mrs. Briggs
Bernard Cribbins as Ron Archer
Arthur English as Fred Whattle
Vivienne Martin as Miss Baxter
Richard Wilson as Richard Talbot

 

Directed by:  Ronnie Baxter

Written by:  Michael Knowles/Alan Sherwood

7 Episodes

1946, the war just ended. Ron Archer buys a derelict pier at Midbourne for the bargain price of five shillings, but there is the condition that he spend a considerable sum of money on its restoration. The problem is, he has no money, but his sister happens to be married to a Midbourne bank manager, Richard Talbot, so Ron sets out to bribe Talbot into advancing a loan.

 

 


Tutti FruttiRichard Wilson Image.

Year:  1987

Channel:  BBC

Richard Wilson as Eddie Clockerty
Maurice Roëves as Vincent Diver
Emma Thompson as Suzy Kettles
Stuart McGugan as Bomba MacAteer
Jake D'Arcy as Fud O'Donnell
Ron Donachie as Dennis Sproul
Robbie Coltrane as Danny McGlone/Big Jazza
Katy Murphy as Janice Toner
Fiona Chalmers as Glenna McFadden
Anne Kidd as Noreen Diver

 

Directed by:  Tony Smith

Written by:  John Byrne

Produced by:  Andy Park

6 Episodes

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The story of a band's preparations for their jubilee tour turns sour as The Majestics' lead singer, Big Jazza, dies and his replacement, his younger look-alike brother Danny McGlone (Robbie Coltrane), considers it far from an honour. This leads him to squabbling with The Majestics' original members, usually the guitarist, Vincent Diver (Maurice Roeves), whose pregnant young girlfriend has decided to come along for the ride.

 

 


Normal Service

Year:  1988

Channel: 

Cast:

Kenneth Cranham
Richard Wilson
 


Directed by:  Garth Tucker

Written by:  John Byrne

Review  to follow

 

 


The Four Minute MileRichard Wilson Image.

Year:  1988

Channel: 

Cast:

Richard Huw as Roger Bannister
Nique Needles as John Landy
Adrian Rawlins as Chris Chataway
John Philbin as Wes Santee
Michael York as Franz Stampfl
Lewis Fitz-Gerald as Denis Johannson
Tracey Mann as Jill Webster
Robert Burbage as Chris Brasher
Adrian Dunbar as Norris McWhirter
Richard Wilson as Harold Abrahams
Mark Pennell as Don MacMillan
Ralph Cotterill as Percy Cerutty
John O'May as Bill Easton
Stuart McCreery as Les Perry
Charles 'Bud' Tingwell as Sandy Duncan

 

Directed by:  Jim Goddard

Written by:  David Williamson

Review  to follow

 

 


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Hot Metal

Year:  1986 - 1989

Channel:  ITV

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David Barrass as Jack Thrush (1988)
John Gordon Sinclair as Bill Tytla
Robert Hardy as Russell Spam/Terrence 'Twiggy' Rathbone
John Horsley as Father Teasdale (1986)Richard Wilson Image.
Geoffrey Hutchings as Max Rutherford (1986)
Richard Kane as Greg Kettle
Caroline Milmoe as Maggie Troon (1988)
Geoffrey Palmer as Harold Stringer (1986, 1989)
Richard Wilson as Dicky Lipton (1988)

 

Directed by:  David Askey/Nic Phillips

Written by:  Andrew Marshall/David Renwick

A spoof on tabloid journalism starring Robert Hardy as "Twiggy" Rathbone who reinvents his failing newspaper as a tits 'n' bums rag, helped along by journalists with dubious working practices and bizarre story ideas.

 

 


Fellow TravellerRichard Wilson Image.

Year:  1989

Channel: 

Cast:

Ron Silver as Asa Kaufman
Hart Bochner as Clifford Byrne
Imogen Stubbs as Sarah Atchison
Daniel J. Travanti as Jerry Leavy
Katherine Borowitz as Joan Kaufman
Jonathan Hyde as Sheriff of Nottingham (Robin Hood cast)
Alexander Hanson as Robin Hood (Robin Hood cast)
John Labanowski as Little John (Robin Hood cast)
Peter Corey as Friar Tuck (Robin Hood cast)
Briony McRoberts as Maid Marion (Robin Hood cast)
Julian Fellowes as D'Arcy
Richard Wilson as Sir Hugo Armstrong
Doreen Mantle as Landlady
David O'Hara as Ronnie Wilson
Allan Mitchell as Ted Sturton

 

Directed by:  Philip Saville

Written by:  Michael Eaton

Review  to follow

 

 


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One Foot in the Grave

Year:  1990 - 2000

Channel:  BBC 1

Cast:
Richard Wilson as Victor Meldrew
Annette Crosbie as Margaret Meldrew
Angus Deayton as Patrick Trench
Janine Duvitski as Pippa Trench
Doreen Mantle as Jean Warboys
Owen Brenman as Nick Swainey



Directed by:  Susan Belbin, Sydney Lotterby

Written by:  David Renwick

Produced by:  Sydney Lotterby, Susan Belbin

6 series, 42 episodes

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ONE FOOT IN THE GRAVE PAGE!

Richard Wilson is probably most well known for his appearance in the TV sitcom "One Foot in the Grave".

The last ever episode of One Foot In The Grave was transmitted in the UK on 20th November, 2000.

 

 


The Kremlin Farewell

Year:  1990

Channel:

Cast:

Freddie Jones as Agejev
Kenneth Colley as Sergej
Polly Walker as Nadja
Richard Wilson as Lebedev
Daniel Eastland as Stepan
Bernard Kay as Stalin
Ken Robertson as Pauker
Tony Quant as Stepan (aged 3)
Laurence Zage as Vassily Ikramov
James Cooper as Sasha
Igor Gridneff as Comrade Grosberg
Graham Crowden as Lipetkin
David Foxxe as Startsev
Aden Gillett as Ulinov
Bill Wallis as Vyshinsky

 

Directed by:  Tristram Powell

Written by:  Nigel Williams

Review  to follow

 

 


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Selling Hitler

Year:  1991

Channel:

Cast:

Jonathan Pryce as Gerd Heidemann
Alexei Sayle as Konrad 'Conny' Fischer
Alison Doody as Gina Heidemann
Julie T. Wallace as Edith Lieblang
Richard Wilson as Henri Nannen
Tom Baker as Manfred Fischer
Olivier Pierre as Peter Koch
Philip Fox as Leo Pesch

 

Directed by:  Alastair Reid

Written by:  Robert Harris/Howard Schuman

The Outrageous True Tale Of Hitler's Missing Diaries.

 

 


The Trouble with Mr Bean

Year:  1991

Channel:

Cast:

Rowan Atkinson as Mr. Bean
Sam Mead as Schoolboy
Caroline Quentin as Traffic Warden
Richard Wilson as The Dentist



Directed by:  John Birkin/Paul Weiland

Richard Wilson plays a dentist in this short comedy sketch alongside Rowan Atkinson as Mr Bean.  The Dentist is left incapacitated after accidentally being anaesthetised.  Mr Bean is forced to carry out his own dental treatment.

 

 


CluedoRichard Wilson Image.

Year:  1990 - 1993

Channel:

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James Bellini as Himself - Presenter (Series 1 & Christmas Special) (1990)
Chris Tarrant as Himself - Presenter (Series 2) (1991)
Richard Madeley as Himself - Presenter (Series 3-4) (1992-1993)
Stephanie Beacham as Mrs. Peacock (I) (Series 1) (1990)
Robin Ellis as Col. Mustard (I) (Series 1) (1990)
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Robin Nedwell as Rev. Green (I) (Series 1) (1990)
Kristoffer Tabori as Prof. Plum (I) (Series 1) (1990)
Tracy-Louise Ward as Miss Scarlett (I) (Series 1) (1990)
June Whitfield as Mrs. White (I) (Series 1) (1990)
Ian Lavender as Prof. Plum (II) (Christmas Special) (1990)
Derek Nimmo as Rev. Green (II) (Christmas Special) (1990)
Kate O'Mara as Mrs. Peacock (II) (Christmas Special) (1990)
David Robb as Col. Mustard (II) (Christmas Special) (1990)
Joan Sims as Mrs. White (II) (Christmas Special) (1990)
Toyah Willcox as Miss Scarlett (II) (Christmas Special) (1990)



Directed by:  John
Kaye Cooper

Written by:  Simon Masters/Nick Fisher

http://www.cluedofan.com/

Richard Wilson stars as one of the Many Reverend Greens in this TV celebrity whodunnit.

 

 


The Other Side of Paradise

Year:  1992

Channel:

Cast:

Terence Bayler as Col. Fawcett
Hywel Bennett as Purvis
Geoff Bergin as Fawcett's Driver
June Bishop as Mrs. Fawcett
Josephine Byrnes as Paula Reid
Edward Campbell as Bill Robbins
Jason Connery as Chris Masters
Su Cruickshank as Mollie
Guus De Koster as Mr. Mueller
Tereapii Enua as Moana
Bruce Goldsworthy as Jimbo
Maria Henderson as Elder
Stephen Kavana as Moko
Robin Kora as Tiki
Jay Lavea Laga'ala as Mana
Garry McDonald as Johnson
Judy Morris as Miss Sowerby
Charlie Numanga as Kapu
Derek Payne as Rev. Pringle
Ken Senga as Yamagata
Vivien Tan as Aleena
Yanny Tepper as Mrs. Mueller
Adrian Tuaati as Fawcett's Constable
Richard Wilson as Doc Reid



Directed by:  Renny Rye

Written by:  Noel Barber/Denise Morgan

Review  to follow

 

 


The Vision Thing

Year:  1993

Channel:

Cast:

Lisa Bowerman as Miss Anderson
Alastair Campbell as Political Reporter/himself
Richard Dixon as Fourth Journalist
Nicholas Farrell as Batt Prender
Marilyn Finlay as Second Journalist
Christopher Fulford as First Surveillance Man
Lennox Greaves as Detective
Derek Jacobi
Liz Kettle as Isobel Vine
Anne-Marie Marriott as Third Journalist
Hamish McColl
Nathaniel Parker
Dale Rapley as First Journalist
Catherine Russell as Maddy Fisher
Clive Russell as Travis
Phillida Sewell as His Wife
Gerald Sim as Retired Building Society Man
Richard Wilson
Albie Woodington as Second Surveillance Man
Martin Young as Newsreader/himself



Directed by: 
Pedr James

Written by:  Mark Lawson

Review  to follow

 

 


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Under the Hammer

Year:  1993

Channel:

Cast:

Marsha Fitzalan as Camilla Mounsey
Jan Francis as Maggie Perowne
John Grillo as Oscar William Leonard 'Owly' Johnstone
Garrick Hagon as Gary Fanner
Robert Lang as Lord Holloway
Michael Siberry as Nick Roper
William Tapley as Joe
Richard Wilson as Ben Glazier



Directed by:  Robert Tronson/David Tucker

Written by:  John Mortimer

Review  to follow

 

 


Butter

Year:  1994

Channel:

Cast:

Hilary Lyon as Jane
Jane Horrocks as Beggar
Richard Wilson as Steven Williams



Directed by: 
Alan Cumming

Written by:  Alan Cumming

Review  to follow

 

 


Gulliver's TravelsRichard Wilson Image.

Year:  1996

Channel:

Cast:

Ted Danson as Lemuel Gulliver
Mary Steenburgen as Mary Gulliver
James Fox as Dr. Bates
Ned Beatty as Farmer Grultrud
Edward Fox as Gen. Limtoc
Robert Hardy as Dr. Parnell
Nicholas Lyndhurst as Clustril
Phoebe Nicholls as Empress of Lilliput
Karyn Parsons as Lady-in-Waiting
Edward Petherbridge as Dr. Pritchard
John Standing as Adm. Bolgolam
John Wells as Flimnap the Treasurer
Alfre Woodard as Queen of Brobdingnag
Edward Woodward as Drunlo
Peter O'Toole as Emperor of Lilliput



Directed by:  Charles Sturridge

Written by:  Simon Moore/Jonathan Swift

This version of Swifts fantasy was specifically made for television and hosts an all-star cast led by Ted Danson.
The use of superior special effects helps to portray all four books in the cycle. From Lilliput and Brobdingnag to Laputa and the lands of the Struldbruggs and Houyhnhnms, Gullivers nine-year odyssey and his struggle to prove his sanity are brought to life in this vivid reflection of the Jonathan Swift books.

 

 


Lord of Misrule

Year:  1996

Channel:

Cast:

Rosemary Martin as Janie
Emily Mortimer as Emma
Jeff Rawle as Derek
Patricia Hayes as Ethyl
Richard Wilson as Bill Webster
Clive Russell as Arthur
Brian Bovell as Tim
Jimmy Gardner as Dad
Andrew Barrow as London policeman
Stephen Moyer as Olly
Lisa Palfrey as Dr. Amy Clarke
Andy Hamilton as Editor
Rachel Smith as Secretary
James Fleet as Prime Minister
Helena McCarthy as Old lady



Directed by:  Guy Jenkins

Written by:  Guy Jenkins

Writer and director Guy Jenkin successfully portrays a variety of English social, political and cultural themes in this 1996 made-for-tv film set in a southwestern coastal town.
There's family angst, political intrigue, pagan rituals, smuggling and the press.

 

 


Richard Wilson Image.Father Ted

Year:  1998

Channel: Channel 4

Cast:

Dermot Morgan as Father Ted Crilly (1995-1998)
Ardal O'Hanlon as Father Dougal McGuire (1995-1998)
Frank Kelly as Father Jack Hackett (1995-1998)
Pauline McLynn as Mrs. Doyle (1995-1998)
 

Episode:  The Mainland (guest stars:)

Richard Wilson as Himself
Graham Norton as Fr. Noel Furlong
Doreen Keogh as Mrs. Dineen
Stephen Gallagher as III as Tony Lynch
Tom Farrelly as Jerry Fields
Yvonne Shanley as Janine Riley
Sharon Carroll as Nuala Ryan
Mary Ann O'Donoghue as Optician
John Henderson as Tour Guide
Conor Lovett as Roland
Richard Buss as AA Chairman
Owen Kavanagh as Policeman #1
John Moloney as Policeman #2
Frank Murray as Waiter
Annalivia Ryan as Check in Agent



Created by:
  Graham Linehan/Arthur Mathews

Ted: (to Richard Wilson) I don't beleeeeeeeeeve it!

http://www.fathertedonline.ukf.net/

Click here for the Father Ted page!

 

 

 


In the Red

Year:  1998

Channel:

Cast:

Warren Clarke as George Cragge
Stephen Fry as Controller, Radio 2
Richard Griffiths as Geoffrey Crichton-Potter
Rik Mayall as Dominic De'Ath
Richard Wilson as Lord Tone
John Bird as Controller, Radio 4
Alun Armstrong as Det. Chief Insp. Frank Jefferson
Siobhan Redmond as Madame Sin
John Sessions as Hercules Fortescue
Rachel Fielding as Letitia Tone



Directed by:  Marcus Mortimer

Written by:  Malcolm Bradbury/Mark Tavener

A series of murders share the same Victim MO, bank managers. London in a turmoil, from the person on the street all the way up to Parliament.
A street-wise radio reporter who is about to be sacked keeps getting called by the killer, who everyone thinks is something to do with the lead singer of a band whose "In the Red" music has been connected with the killings.

 

 


Duck Patrol

Year:  1998

Channel:

Cast:

Richard Wilson as PC Roland "Prof" Rose
David Tennant as Simon "Darwin" Brown
Samantha Beckinsale as Gillian "Marilyn" Monroe
Trevor Cooper as James "Ollie" Oliver
Craig Fairbrass as Michael "Hero" Travers
Geoffrey Hutchings as Malcolm "Serge" White
Jason Watkins as Kevin "Taz" Delaney
Sue Johnston as Val Rutland
Jan Ravens as Angie Tennant
Ross Gurney-Randall as Jerry
 


Created by:  Jan Etherington/Grant Petrie

http://www.bbc.co.uk/comedy/

The Ravensbeck River Police maintain law and order along the banks of the River Thames.

Richard Wilson stars as Prof, the long-serving constable who enjoys the easy life tootling down the Thames River in his police boat. Hero, a new recruit, goes out of his way to find danger and excitement ultimately ruining the near perfect life of Prof. The ambitious Constable Gillian Monroe is also anxious to prove herself and sees Hero as a block in her promotion plans. Prof also has to deal with the amorous eye of pub landlady Valerie Rutland, who has taken to him.

 

 


Ted and Ralph

Ted and Ralph

Year:  1998

Channel:

Cast:

Paul Whitehouse as Ted/Rowley Birkin/Kevin Brown
Charlie Higson as Ralph Mayhew/Aunt Cecilia/Ralph's Father
Kathy Burke as Mrs. Ted
Simon Day as Tall Tom/Cliff Carter/Friend of Dorothy
Paul Bigley as Short Tom
Arabella Weir as Mrs. Jenkins/Ralph's Mother/Henrietta Gladstone
Mark Williams as Confirmed Bachelor
Louise Brill as Lulu
Eryl Maynard as Miss Paxman
Simon Roberts as Cousin Jack
Miranda Richardson as Henrietta Blough-Pendleton
Gina Bellman as Henrietta Spain
Catherine Newell as Arm Wrestling Woman
Fiona Allen as Dog Barking Woman
Helen Cregeen as Line Dancing Twin



Directed by:  Christone Gernon

Written by:  Charles Higson/Paul Whitehouse

http://www.bbc.co.uk

Christmas 1998 saw a show devoted to Ted and Ralph, a long running section of the Fast Show. Ralph's worst nightmare come true when his inheritance is at risk unless he marries before the age of 35. Faced with losing the estate to his deranged Aunt Cecilia, Ralph goes wife-hunting. Ted, in spite of being cruelly dropped for Ralph's new love, Wendy, makes an attempt to save Ralph.

 

 


Life Support

Year:  1999

Channel:

Cast:

Stephen Moyer as Dr. Tom Scott
Aisling O'Sullivan as Dr. Katherine Doone
Art Malik as Dr. Kamran Blake
Richard Wilson as John Doone
Gilbert Martin as James McConnell
Julie Graham as Alison McIntyre
Edith MacArthur as Joan Andrews
Ellie Haddington as Fiona Drummond
Brian Pettifer as Gordon Travers
Ricky Callan as Jim McMahon



Directed by:  Morag Fullarton

Written by:  Peter Hall/Ashley Pharoah

clinical ethicist Katherine Doone is there to help when the lives of ordinary people collide with the cutting edge of medical science. Putting her career at risk by taking the side of the patient isn't a good idea, especially when the clock is against her.

 

 


Other Animals

Year:  1999

Channel:

Stephen Moyer as Dr. Tom Scott
Aisling O'Sullivan as Dr. Katherine Doone
Art Malik as Dr. Kamran Blake
Richard Wilson as John Doone
Gilbert Martin as James McConnell
Julie Graham as Alison McIntyre
Edith MacArthur as Joan Andrews
Ellie Haddington as Fiona Drummond
Brian Pettifer as Gordon Travers
Ricky Callan as Jim McMahon

 

Stephanie Cole as Lizzie Cameron
Richard Wilson as Alex Cameron

Richard Wilson stars in his first situation comedy role since One Foot in the Grave alongside Stephanie Cole. Michael Aitkens’s new comedy sees them both attempt to cope with the family from hell.

 

 


Brave New World

Year:  1999

Channel:

Cast:

Martin McGreechin
John Ward Nielsen as Helicopter Pilot
Richard Wilson

Review  to follow

 

 


High Stakes

Year:  2001

Channel: ITV

Cast:

Richard Wilson as Bruce Morton
Jack Shepherd as Nicholas Quinn
Jason O'Mara as Greg Hayden

 

 


Directed by:  Dewi Humphreys

 

Written by:  Tony Sarchet

 

http://www.greenpointfilms.co.uk

 

This story centres around two British bankers, Nicholas Quinn (played by Jack Shepherd) and Bruce Morton (played by Richard Wilson) as they face upto international capitalism. They both regard each other as a challenge to each other which is compounded by the fund managers astrological investment skills, a poaching headhunter, an in debt tycoon and a computer expert who would rather pry on their personal lives.

 

 


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Year:  2001

Channel:

Cast:

Richard Wilson as Alex Cameron
Stephanie Cole as Lizzie Cameron
Barnaby Kay as Harry Cameron
Sarah Coomes as Sarah Cameron
Paul Chequer as Nick Cameron



Directed by:  Christine Gernon

Written by:  Michael Aitkens

http://www.bbc.co.uk/comedy

Alex Cameron is a freelance writer working for a whimsical newspaper column, working from home while his wife, Lizzie, has been forced to retire as headmistress of the town's secondary school and finds time too freely available. Their surprisingly young children hang around home an awful lot even thought they are supposed to have moved out. Nick is a foolish idiot, Sarah stupid, and Harry a devious crooked Labour politician. Not forgetting Dexter the dog who trots into a laugh or two.

 

 


Dick Whittington

Year:  2002

Channel:

Cast:

Amanda Barrie
Sanjeev Bhaskar as The Mayor
Kevin Bishop as Dick Whittington
Julian Clary as Chris the Cat
Vanessa Feltz
James Fleet as Alderman Fitzwarren
Harry Hill as The Painter
Lee Mack as Idle Jack
Paul Merton
Tina O'Brien
Debra Stephenson as The Fairy
Jessica Stevenson as The Good Fairy
Mark Williams as King Rat
Richard Wilson as The Dame
Danny Foster as Himself/Hear'Say



Directed by:  Geoff Posner

Written by:  Simon Nye

Richard Wilson stars as the Pantomime Dame in this TV version of the well known Pantomime classic, Dick Whittington.

 

 


Jeffrey Archer:  The Truth

Year:  2002

Channel:

Cast:

Damian Lewis as Jeffrey Archer
Greta Scacchi as Margaret Thatcher
Polly Walker as Mrs. Archer
Ben Miller as Roland Moxley-Nemesis
Emily Mortimer as Diana, Princess of Wales
Richard Wilson as Duke of Edinburgh
Richard Griffiths as Willie Whitelaw
Danielle Tilley as Emma
Steven Pacey as Tony Blair
Gary Lineker as England manager
Rupert Holliday-Evans as Caspar, Tory MP
Rachel Pickup as Casino Girl
Geoffrey Beevers as Dennis Thatcher
Mark Spalding as DPG Officer/Royal Guard
Geoffrey Whitehead as Chessington



Directed by:  Guy Jenkin

Written by:  Guy Jenkin

For many years the facts surrounding the life and career of Jeffrey Archer have been hidden for reasons of national security and to protect the innocent.  Jeffrey Archer , athlete, statesman and author, takes viewers on a journey through his life story.

 

 


The All Star Comedy Show

Year:  2004

Channel:

Cast:

Various
 

Written by:  Steve Coogan/Jim Field Smith

A pair of fast-paced, off-centre sketch shows masterminded by Reeves and Mortimer and featuring a cast of comedy stars including Richard Wilson.

 

 


King of Fridges

Year:  2004

Channel: ITV

Cast:

Richard Wilson as Frank
Mark Benton as Alan
Joan Kempson as Chloe
Anna Keaveney as Iris
Vera Jakob as 1st Kettle Customer
Dicken Ashworth as 1st Stereo Customer
Charles Pemberton as 2nd Stereo Customer
Bruce McGregor as Fridge Customer
Michelle Abrahams as 2nd Kettle Customer
David Alexander as Television Customer
Damian Myerscough as Policeman



Directed by:  Gavin Millar

Written by:  Tim Firth

http://www.timfirth.com/trapped.html

Alan (Marl Benton), Assistant Manager of Electrical Superstore gets the chance to be Store Manager on a busy Bank Holiday whilst his boss is away. However, his boss has left him a surprise in the shape of Frank (Richard Wilson), a mid sixties bloke on a trainee scheme. This is the last thing he needs on the busiest day of the year. The staff suspect Frank is a spy from Head Office and Alan becomes paranoid that he is being assessed on his management potential.

 

 


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Born and Bred

Year: 2002

Channel:

Cast:

James Bolam as Dr. Arthur Gilder (Series 1-3) (2002-2004)Dr Donald Newman (Richard Wilson)
Michael French as Dr. Tom Gilder (Series 1-4) (2002-2005)
Richard Wilson as Dr. Donald Wilson (Series 3-) (2004-)
Oliver Milburn as Dr. Nick Logan (Series 4-) (2005-)
Jenna Russell as Deborah Gilder
Clive Swift as Reverend Brewer
Maggie Steed as Phyllis Woolf
John Henshaw as Wilf Bradshaw
Naomi Radcliffe as Jean Bradshaw
Sam Hudson as Eddie Mills (as Samuel James Hudson)
Tracey Childs as Linda Cosgrove



Created by:  Chris Chibnall/Nigel McCrery

http://www.bbc.co.uk

James Bolam and Michael French star as father and son doctors in this family drama series.  Set in the 1950s, a decade of great change for the National Health Service.

It is the 1950s and times are changing for GP Arthur Gilder (played by James Bolam). Things are looking optimistic in the aftermath of war while the creation of the NHS is bringing a host of changes to his Lancashire surgery and cottage hospital.
Arthur has lived in the close-knit community of Ormston all of his life and he is hoping to hand over his village practise to his son, Tom (played by Michael French). This is the last thing on Tom's mind, however.

The main filming location Downham near Clitheroe, Lancashire is a privately owned by Lord and Lady Clitheroe. Every house is rented and certain modern things are banned from being used in the town by the tenant's contract such as television antenna's and satellite dishes.

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Doctor Who

Year:  2005

Channel:

Cast:

Richard Wilson as Doctor Constantine

http://www.gallifreyone.com/

Richard Wilson plays Doctor Constantine in two episodes of Doctor Who.

 

 


 

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