Leonard Rossiter: Character Driven: The untold story of a comic genius

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Whether he was playing seedy landlord Rupert Rigsby in Rising Damp or frustrated suburban dreamer Reggie Perrin, Leonard Rossiter gave us performances so iconic, so utterly memorable, that they achieve timelessness. Like Peter Sellers or Ronnie Barker, his characters are more real in our national consciousness than the actor who played them, who to this day remains a mystery. There has never been a biography or autobiography, and the fragments we hear about him - e.g. his rumoured ruthlessness and disdain for other actors - ...

Leonard Rossiter: Character Driven: The untold story of a comic genius 2010, Aurum Press, London

ISBN-13: 9781845135966

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