Rising Damp plays at the Lowry

After a successful opening in Blackpool, a national tour of the stage version of TV sitcom Rising Damp reaches the Lowry in Salford next week.

Sunday, 26th May 2013, 6:00 am
Rising Damp
Rising Damp

It’s a new production from the Comedy Theatre Company, and is directed by original cast member Don Warrington.

The ITV sitcom ran from 1974 to 1978, set in a run-down Victorian house where Rupert Rigsby rules the tenants who rent out his shabby bedsits.

Don Warrington played Philip Smith alongside Leonard Rossiter and Richard Beckinsale.

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He is now filming the third series of BBC TV’s Death in Paradise and, later this year, stars in an all-black version of Arthur Miller’s All My Sons 
at Manchester Royal Exchange.

Rising Damp runs from Monday to Saturday. Box 
Office: 0843 208 6005 or www.thelowry.com