BBC Roger Lloyd-Pack tribute includes Lights of London clip

A ten-minute Tribute to Roger Lloyd-Pack (the television, stage and big-screen actor who died on 15 January 2014, aged 69) broadcast on BBC One (2 February, 23:10) included a short clip from series two Survivors episode Lights of London I, showing Lloyd-Pack’s first appearance in the role of Wally.

The brief sequence showcased Wally’s opening speech: “You won’t get rid of me. I’ll get back. You see. I’ll get back”. The clip was part of a montage of extracts from TV appearances the actor made in the 1970s, before finding popular acclaim in long-running situation-comedies Only Fools and Horses and The Vicar of Dibley. It it the first time since its original broadcast in April 1976 that any footage from Lights of London has been shown on BBC One.

The Tribute to Roger Lloyd-Pack, presented by The Vicar of Dibley‘s Dawn French is available (to UK viewers) on the BBC iPlayer until 23:19 on Sunday 9 February 2014.

BBC. 2014. A Tribute to Roger Lloyd-Pack. BBC One, 2 February.

A Tribute to Roger Lloyd-Pack, BBC One, 2 February 2014
A Tribute to Roger Lloyd-Pack, BBC One, 2 February 2014
A Tribute to Roger Lloyd-Pack - Lights of London, Survivors
A Tribute to Roger Lloyd-Pack – Lights of London, Survivors

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