Rowland Rivron

Actor, Writer, Composer

Actor, Writer, Composer


Rowland Rivron was born in 1958 in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England as Rowland J. Rivron. He is an actor and writer, known for French and Saunders (1987), There's No Business (1994) and Hello Mum (1986).

Known For


French and Saunders
French and Saunders
Duane Bishop / Duane / Pan's People (1987-2017)
There's No Business
There's No Business
Duane Bishop (1994)
Hello Mum
Hello Mum
Writer (1987)
Paradise Heights
Paradise Heights
Russell Woodman (2002)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ActorIs This a Bad Time?
(pre-production)
ActorThe Blundering Idiots
(pre-production) Colin
ActorDamaged but Interesting
(Short) Dickie Diamond
2019
ActorSunny
(Short) Gordon
2018/IV
ActorThe Legend of Dick and Dom
(TV Series) Jeff - Sirens (2010) ... Jeff
2010
ActorMy Family
(TV Series) Sticks - Can't Get No Satisfaction (2008) ... Sticks
2008
ActorA Bucket o' French & Saunders
(TV Series) - A Christmas Bucket o' French and Saunders (2007) - Episode #1.5 (2007) - Episode #1.3 (2007) - Episode #1.2 (2007) - Episode #1.1 (2007)
2007
ActorBlessed
(TV Series) Styx - Let's Spend the Night Together (The Rolling Stones) (2005) ... Styx - Walk Like a Man (The Four Seasons) (2005) ... Styx - Who Wrote the Book of Love? (The Monotones) (2005) ... Styx - Hit Me Baby One More Time (Britney Spears) (2005) ... Styx - Just Looking (Stereophonics) (2005) ... Styx Show all 8 episodes
2005
ActorHolby City
(TV Series) Matthew Shepherd - In the Bleak Mid Winter (2003) ... Matthew Shepherd
2003
ActorDoctors
(TV Series) Kevin Barker - Happy Pills (2003) ... Kevin Barker
2003
ActorThe Eustace Bros.
(TV Series) Russell Woodman - Episode #1.1 (2003) ... Russell Woodman
2003
ActorParadise Heights
(TV Series) Russell Woodman - Episode #1.6 (2002) ... Russell Woodman - Episode #1.2 (2002) ... Russell Woodman
2002
ActorRedemption Road
Country Garage Attendant
2001
ActorAdrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years
(TV Series) Rowland Rivron - Episode #1.6 (2001) ... Rowland Rivron
2001
ActorFrench & Saunders Live
(Video) Casualty floor manager (voice, unconfirmed)
2000
ActorGimme Gimme Gimme
(TV Series) Oscar Wilde - Millennium (1999) ... Oscar Wilde
1999
ActorSir Bernard's Stately Homes
(TV Series) Dr. Stephen Thompson - Kendall Park (1999) ... Dr. Stephen Thompson
1999
ActorFat Les: Naughty Christmas
(Video short) Office Worker
1998
ActorFat Les: Vin-da-loo
(Video short) Queen's Guard Drummer
1998
ActorJack and Jeremy's Real Lives
(TV Series) Acky Punky / John Richardson - Hospital Entrepreneurs (1996) ... Acky Punky - Consumer Watchdogs (1996) ... John Richardson
1996
ActorZig and Zag's Dirty Deeds
(TV Series) Music Video Director - Battle of the Bands (1996) ... Music Video Director
1996
ActorDrunk and Disorderly
Prof. Arthur Mild (as Roland Rivron)
1995
ActorThe Smiths
(TV Movie) Geoff
1995
ActorFrench and Saunders
(TV Series) Duane Bishop / Pan's People / Duane - Go to the Movies, Part 2 (1995) ... (as Roland Rivron) - Go to the Movies (1995) ... (as Roland Rivron) - The House of Idiot (1993) ... Duane Bishop / Pan's People (as Raw Sex) - Thelma and Louise (1993) ... Duane Bishop (uncredited) - French & Saunders: The Special Edition (1993) ... Duane Bishop (as Raw Sex) Show all 28 episodes
1987-1995
ActorCats' Eyes
(TV Series) Alf
1994
ActorThere's No Business
Duane Bishop
1994
ActorScrooge: A Christmas Sarah
(TV Movie) Jacob Marley
1990
ActorA Set of Six
(TV Series) Tarquin Scrote / Giles Scrote / Ronnie Scrote / ... - Tarquin Scrote (1990) ... Tarquin Scrote - Giles Scrote (1990) ... Giles Scrote - Ronnie Scrote (1990) ... Ronnie Scrote - Terry Scrote (1990) ... Terry Scrote - David 'Top Shot' Scrote (1990) ... David 'Top Shot' Scrote Show all 6 episodes
1990
ActorThe Groovy Fellers
(TV Series) The Martian - The Biggy (1989) ... The Martian - It's Nice to Be Important, But Important to Be Nice (1989) ... The Martian - Sid & Sad and the Fish Tank (1989) ... The Martian - Get On, My Cocker (1989) ... The Martian - An Englishman's Home (1989) ... The Martian Show all 6 episodes
1989
ActorThe Comic Strip Presents...
(TV Series) Barman / Roger - Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door (1988) ... Barman (uncredited) - Private Enterprise (1986) ... Roger
1986-1988
ActorEat the Rich
Star Reporter
1987
ActorThe Laughing Prisoner
(TV Movie) Percussionist
1987
ActorGirls on Top
(TV Series) Shelley's People - Cancel Toast (1985) ... Shelley's People (as Roland Rivron)
1985
ActorKevin Turvey: The Man Behind the Green Door
(TV Movie) Drummer (uncredited)
1982
RoleTitleYear
WriterIs This a Bad Time?
(pre-production)
WriterA Set of Six
(TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes) - Tarquin Scrote (1990) ... (writer) - Giles Scrote (1990) ... (writer) - Ronnie Scrote (1990) ... (writer) - Terry Scrote (1990) ... (writer) - David 'Top Shot' Scrote (1990) ... (writer) Show all 6 episodes
1990
WriterThe Groovy Fellers
(TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes) - The Biggy (1989) ... (writer) - It's Nice to Be Important, But Important to Be Nice (1989) ... (writer) - Sid & Sad and the Fish Tank (1989) ... (writer) - Get On, My Cocker (1989) ... (writer) - An Englishman's Home (1989) ... (writer) Show all 6 episodes
1989
WriterThe Comic Strip Presents...
(TV Series) (written by - 1 episode) - Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door (1988) ... (written by)
1988
WriterThe Laughing Prisoner
(TV Movie)
1987
WriterHello Mum
(TV Series) (6 episodes) - Episode #1.6 (1987) ... (as Brint/Rivron/Matthews) - Episode #1.5 (1987) ... (as Brint/Rivron/Matthews) - Episode #1.4 (1987) ... (as Brint/Rivron/Matthews) - Episode #1.3 (1987) ... (as Brint/Rivron/Matthews) - Episode #1.2 (1987) ... (as Brint/Rivron/Matthews) Show all 6 episodes
1987
WriterCome Dancing
(TV Movie documentary)
1986
WriterAlas Smith & Jones
(TV Series)
1984
RoleTitleYear
ComposerThe Best of Rory Bremner
(Video)
1995
ComposerLeave to Remain
(TV Movie)
1988
ComposerThe Comic Strip Presents...
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Funseekers (1988) - Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door (1988)
1988
ComposerLondon's Burning
(TV Series) (5 episodes) - Episode #1.5 (1988) ... (as Roland Rivron) - Episode #1.4 (1988) ... (as Roland Rivron) - Episode #1.3 (1988) ... (as Roland Rivron) - Episode #1.2 (1988) ... (as Roland Rivron) - Episode #1.1 (1988)
1988
ComposerEat the Rich1987
ComposerDangerous Brothers Present: World of Danger
(Video)
1986
ComposerLondon's Burning
(TV Movie)
1986
RoleTitleYear
Music departmentFrench and Saunders
(TV Series) (composer - 1 episode) - Christmas Special (1988) ... (composer: main title theme - as Raw Sex)
1988
Music departmentThe Comic Strip
(TV Movie) (musician)
1981
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackAbsolutely Fabulous: The Movie
(performer: "Telephone Song")
2016
SoundtrackFrench and Saunders
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - Episode #1.2 (1987) ... (performer: "Boom Bang-a-Bang")
1987
RoleTitleYear
SelfWhen Classic Comedy Goes Horribly Wrong
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Comedian
2020
SelfGreatest Chocolate Adverts of All Time
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Comedian & Broadcaster
2019
SelfPointless Celebrities
(TV Series) Self - Contestant - Comedy (2018) ... Self - Contestant - Dance (2014) ... Self - Contestant - Sport Relief Special (2014) ... Self - Contestant - Episode #3.7 (2012) ... Self - Contestant
2012-2018
SelfHow The Young Ones Changed Comedy
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2018
SelfFunny Women: French & Saunders
(TV Movie documentary) Self - French and Saunders' House Band
2018
SelfWhen Live TV Goes Horribly Wrong
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2017
SelfWhen Celebrities Go Pop
(TV Movie documentary) Self - TV Presenter
2016
SelfChristmas with the Double Acts
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Comedian
2015
SelfMost Shocking Moments in Pop 2
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Musician & TV Presenter
2015
SelfLaugh Out Loud: The Funniest Films Ever
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Comedian
2015
SelfWho's Doing the Dishes?
(TV Series) Self - Rowland Rivron (2015) ... Self
2015
SelfRik Mayall: Lord of Misrule
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2014
SelfCelebrity Chase
(TV Series) Self - Contestant - Episode #4.8 (2014) ... Self - Contestant
2014
SelfThe Golden Rules of Porn
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Writer & Broadcaster
2014
SelfHarry & Paul's Story of the 2s
(TV Movie) Self
2014
SelfBritain's Best Loved Double Acts
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Comedian
2014
SelfMost Shocking Moments in Pop
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Comedian and Musician
2014
SelfThe Great British Menu
(TV Series) Self - Guest Judge - North West: Judging (2013) ... Self - Guest Judge
2013
SelfLet's Have a Party! The Piano Genius of Mrs. Mills
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2012
SelfBritain's Funniest Comedy Characters
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2012
SelfThe Big Sport Relief Warm-up
(TV Special) Self
2012
SelfLet's Dance for Sport Relief
(TV Series) Self - Episode #4.4 (2012) ... Self
2012
SelfBen Elton: Laughing at the 80s
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2011
Self50 Greatest Harry Potter Moments
(TV Movie documentary) Self . Comedian
2011
SelfThe Wright Stuff
(TV Series) Self - Guest Panelist - Episode #15.51 (2011) ... Self - Guest Panelist
2011
SelfLoose Women
(TV Series) Self - Episode #15.117 (2011) ... Self (as Usher)
2011
SelfGreatest Christmas TV Ads
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2010
SelfGreatest Christmas TV Moments
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2010
SelfTotal Wipeout
(TV Series) Self - Contestant - Celebrity Special 2 (2010) ... Self - Contestant
2010
Self30 Years of 'An Audience With...'
(TV Series documentary) Self - Episode #1.5 (2010) ... Self
2010
Self10 Mile Menu
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 29 July 2010 (2010) ... Self
2010
SelfThe 100 Greatest World Cup Moments of All Time!
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2010
SelfPodge and Rodge's Stickit Inn
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.7 (2009) ... Self
2009
SelfCelebrity Masterchef
(TV Series) Self - Contestant / Self - Episode #4.8 (2009) ... Self - Episode #1.10 (2006) ... Self - Contestant - Episode #1.8 (2006) ... Self - Contestant
2006-2009
SelfCash in the Celebrity Attic
(TV Series) Self - Rowland Rivron (2009) ... Self
2009
SelfHell's Kitchen
(TV Series) Self - Episode #4.11 (2009) ... Self - Episode #1.14 (2004) ... Self (uncredited)
2004-2009
SelfAnt & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway
(TV Series) Self - Episode #9.6 (2009) ... Self - Episode #9.5 (2009) ... Self - Episode #9.4 (2009) ... Self - Episode #9.3 (2009) ... Self - Episode #9.2 (2009) ... Self Show all 6 episodes
2009
SelfRichard & Judy
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 18 February 2009 (2009) ... Self
2009
SelfComedy Songs: The Pop Years
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2008
SelfThe Greatest Christmas Comedy Moments
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2008
SelfWhat Are You Like?
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.19 (2008) ... Self - Episode #1.16 (2008) ... Self - Episode #1.15 (2008) ... Self - Episode #1.14 (2008) ... Self - Episode #1.13 (2008) ... Self Show all 10 episodes
2008
SelfTV's 50 Hardest Men
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2008
SelfSuggs in the City
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Self - Guest
2008
SelfJools's Annual Hootenanny
(TV Series) Self - 2007: Part 1 (2007) ... Self - Jools' 14th Annual Hootenanny (2006) ... Self - Episode #12.0 (2004) ... Self - Episode #8.1 (2000) ... Self (uncredited)
2000-2007
SelfGet Me the Producer
(TV Series documentary) Self - Episode #1.2 (2007) ... Self
2007
SelfBalderdash & Piffle
(TV Series documentary) Self - X Rated (2007) ... Self
2007
SelfTV Now and Then
(TV Series) Self - Panellist - Episode #1.9 (2007) ... Self - Panellist - Episode #1.7 (2007) ... Self - Panellist
2007
SelfComic Relief Does Fame Academy
(TV Series) Self - Episode #3.10 (2007) ... Self - Episode #3.1 (2007) ... Self - Episode #2.8 (2005) ... Self
2005-2007
SelfCelebrity Supermarket Sweep
(TV Series) Self - Contestant - Episode #1.1 (2007) ... Self - Contestant
2007
SelfShowbiz Darts
(TV Series) Self - Andy's Group (as Rowland ' Right There' Rivron)
2006
SelfTrust Me: I'm a Holiday Rep
(TV Series) Self - Episode #2.1 (2006) ... Self
2006
SelfThe Sharon Osbourne Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.12 (2006) ... Self
2006
SelfTV's 50 Greatest Stars
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2006
SelfThe Story of Light Entertainment
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self - The Comics (2006) ... Self - Double Acts (2006) ... Self
2006
SelfCome Dine with Me
(TV Series) Self - Celebrity Special, Aggie Mckenzie (2006) ... Self - Celebrity Special, Toby Young (2006) ... Self - Celebrity Special, Anneka Rice (2006) ... Self - Celebrity Special, Linda Robson (2006) ... Self - Celebrity Special, Rowland Rivron (2006) ... Self
2006
SelfRichard & Judy
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 21 July 2006 (2006) ... Self
2006
SelfSitcom Showdown
(TV Series) Self - Contestant - Fawlty Towers vs. Porridge (2006) ... Self - Contestant
2006
SelfBritain's Funniest Comedy Characters
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2006
Self100 Greatest Funny Moments
(TV Special documentary) Self
2006
SelfNow That's Embarrassing: The 80s
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2006
SelfAn Audience with Joan Rivers
(TV Special) Self - Audience Member
2006
SelfThe Most Shameful TV Moments Ever
(TV Movie) Self
2005
SelfShameful Secrets of the 80s
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2005
SelfGreatest TV Comedy Moments
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2005
SelfMovies' Greatest Cars
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2005
SelfFavouritism
(TV Series) Self - Host / Self - Rowland Rivron's TV Drinking Club (2005) ... Self - Host - Michael Portillo's Great British Losers (2005) ... Self
2005
SelfSudoku Live
(TV Special) Self
2005
SelfBig Brother's Most Outrageous Moments
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2005
SelfQueen Mania: The Show Must Go On
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2005
SelfBritain's 50 Greatest Comedy Sketches
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2005
SelfComic Relief: Red Nose Night Live 05
(TV Special) Self
2005
SelfComic Relief in da Bungalow
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.1 (2005) ... Self
2005
SelfThe Comedians' Comedian
(TV Special documentary) Self
2005
SelfCelebrity Big Brother's Big Mouth
(TV Series) Self - Guest Panelist - Episode #1.4 (2005) ... Self - Guest Panelist
2005
SelfStrictly Ice Dancing
(TV Special) Self - Contestant
2004
SelfThe 100 Greatest Christmas Moments
(TV Special documentary) Self
2004
SelfTV's Greatest Cars
(TV Movie documentary) Self - TV Presenter (as Roland Rivron)
2004
SelfAbbamania: We Say Thank You for the Music
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2004
SelfAbbamania 2
(TV Special) Self
2004
SelfThe Dan and Dusty Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.6 (2004) ... Self
2004
SelfPorridge @ 30
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2004
SelfBritain's Best Sitcom
(Video short) Self - Presenter
2004
SelfStar Sale
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 17 June 2004 (2004) ... Self
2004
SelfPoints of View
(TV Series documentary) Guest Presenter - Episode dated 9 May 2004 (2004) ... Guest Presenter
2004
SelfBritain's Best Sitcom
(TV Series) Self / Self - Presenter - The Live Final (2004) ... Self - One Foot in the Grave (2004) ... Self - Presenter
2004
SelfI'm Dreaming of a TV Christmas
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2003
SelfRussian Roulette
(TV Series documentary) Self - Boys v. Girls (2003) ... Self
2003
SelfStupid Punts
(TV Series) Self - Episode #2.1 (2003) ... Self - Episode #1.5 (2001) ... Self
2001-2003
Self50 Places to See Before You Die
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2002
SelfThe Ralf Little Show
(TV Series) Self - Special Guest - Episode #1.4 (2002) ... Self - Special Guest
2002
SelfNever Had It So Good
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.21 (2002) ... Self
2002
SelfI Love Muppets
(TV Special) Self
2002
SelfHoliday
(TV Series documentary) Self - Episode dated 14 January 2002 (2002) ... Self - Episode dated 7 March 2000 (2000) ... Self
2000-2002
SelfBoy George: One on One
(TV Series) Self - Guest (2001)
2001
SelfI Love the 1990s
(TV Series documentary) Self - I Love 1997 (2001) ... Self - I Love 1995 (2001)
2001
SelfA Question of TV
(TV Series) Self (Team Captain)
2001
SelfLiquid News
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 25 May 2001 (2001) ... Self - Episode dated 23 February 2001 (2001) ... Self
2001
SelfThe Weakest Link
(TV Series) Self - Comedians Special (2001) ... Self
2001
SelfNever Mind the Buzzcocks
(TV Series) Self - Episode #8.8 (2001) ... Self - Episode #5.4 (1999) ... Self
1999-2001
SelfIt's Only TV... But I Like It
(TV Series) Self - Episode #3.7 (2001) ... Self - Episode #1.3 (1999) ... Self
1999-2001
SelfThis Is Your Life
(TV Series documentary) Self - Jonathan Ross (2001) ... Self
2001
SelfSex Sells
(TV Series) Self - Presenter
2000
SelfTop of the Pops
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 16 June 2000 (2000) ... Self (as Fat Les 2000)
2000
SelfMystic Challenge
(TV Series) Self
2000
SelfHoliday on a Shoestring
(TV Series documentary) Self - Reporter - Episode #2.5 (2000) ... Self - Reporter - Episode #2.1 (2000) ... Self - Reporter
2000
SelfWorld Cup Comedy
(TV Series) Self
1999
SelfThe Priory
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.7 (1999) ... Self
1999
SelfThe 11 O'Clock Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode #3.9 (1999) ... Self
1999
SelfMartine McCutcheon: This Is My Moment
(TV Movie documentary) Self
1999
SelfThis Bloke Walks Into a Bar
(TV Movie documentary) Self
1998
SelfHeaven and Earth with Gloria Hunniford
(TV Series)
1998
SelfLate Lunch
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.12 (1998) ... Self
1998
SelfBaby Baby
(TV Series) Self
1997
SelfHas Anyone Seen My Pussy?
(TV Movie documentary) Self
1997
SelfLight Lunch
(TV Series) Self - You Groovy Muckers (1997) ... Self
1997
SelfIn Search of Hamlet
(TV Movie documentary)
1997
SelfGood Stuff
(TV Series documentary) Self - Presenter - Episode #3.1 (1997) ... Self - Presenter
1997
SelfYou Bet!
(TV Series) Self - Episode #10.9 (1997) ... Self
1997
SelfRowland Rivron Bites the Bullet
(TV Series) Host
1996
SelfEurotrash
(TV Series documentary) Guest Presenter - Episode #3.2 (1995) ... Guest Presenter - Episode #2.4 (1994) ... Guest Presenter
1994-1995
SelfShooting Stars
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Self
1995
SelfA Bit of Fry and Laurie
(TV Series) Self (drummer) - Episode #4.6 (1995) ... Self (drummer) - Episode #4.2 (1995) ... Self (drummer)
1995
SelfIncredible Games
(TV Series) Self - Celebrity Special (1994) ... Self
1994
SelfSaturday Zoo
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode #1.5 (1993) ... Self - Guest - Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Self - Guest - Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Self - Guest - Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Self - Guest
1993
SelfThe Word
(TV Series) Self - Episode #2.19 (1992) ... Self
1992
SelfAmnesty International's Big 30
(TV Special) Self
1991
SelfThat's Showbusiness
(TV Series) Self - Panelist - Episode #3.13 (1991) ... Self - Panelist
1991
SelfGoing Live!
(TV Series) Jacob Marley - Episode #4.15 (1990) ... Jacob Marley
1990
SelfJuke Box Jury
(TV Series) Self - Panellist - Episode #4.4 (1990) ... Self - Panellist
1990
SelfThe Secret Policeman's Biggest Ball
(TV Movie documentary) Self (as Roland Rivron)
1989
SelfRivron
(TV Series)
1989
SelfThe Last Resort
(TV Series) Dr. Martin Scrote - Episode #3.13 (1988) ... Dr. Martin Scrote
1988
SelfCome Dancing
(TV Movie documentary) Duane Bishop
1986
SelfComic Relief
(TV Special documentary) Duane Bishop
1986/II
SelfThe Young Ones
(TV Series) Self - Ken Bishop's Nice Twelve - Cash (1984) ... Self - Ken Bishop's Nice Twelve
1984
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageFrench and Saunders
(TV Series) Various - 300 Years of French and Saunders (2017) ... Various (uncredited)
2017
Archive footageComic Relief: Behind the Nose
(TV Movie) Self (as Raw Sex)
1992