Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 1990
Status
Completed/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
UK
Network
Genre

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On The Up (UK)

Tony Carpenter (Dennis Waterman) is a self-made millionaire who has never lost touch with his cockney roots. He lives in a large house staffed by butler Sam (Sam Kelly), secretary Maggie (Jenna Russell) and cook Mrs Wembley (Joan Sims). Tony has a stormy relationship with his wife Ruth (Judy Buxton). She's a snob who doesn't approve of his "all mates together" attitude to his staff.

Character Guide | Cast/Crew | Guest Stars
Tony Carpenterplayed by Dennis Waterman
played by Dennis Waterman
Sam Jonesplayed by Sam Kelly
played by Sam Kelly
Mrs. Fiona Wembleyplayed by Joan Sims
played by Joan Sims
Maggie Lomaxplayed by Jenna Russell
played by Jenna Russell
Ruth Carpenterplayed by Judy Buxton
played by Judy Buxton
Dawnplayed by Michelle Hatch
played by Michelle Hatch
Tony's Mum (2)played by Pauline Letts
played by Pauline Letts
Stephanie Carpenterplayed by Vanessa Hadaway
played by Vanessa Hadaway
Jane Websterplayed by Fiona Mollison
played by Fiona Mollison
Sir Douglas Hoyleplayed by William Lucas
played by William Lucas
Tony's Mumplayed by Dora Bryan
played by Dora Bryan
Stephenplayed by John Harding
played by John Harding
Mrs. Purvisplayed by Jenny Lee
played by Jenny Lee
Singing Gardenerplayed by Paul Weakley
played by Paul Weakley
Barryplayed by Bunny May
played by Bunny May
 


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