Back from the Grave

Wilson wants a One Foot comeback

One Foot In The Grave could be making a comeback – even though Victor  Meldrew was killed off in the last episode.

Star Richard Wilson says he misses his most famous character and would love to bring him back – even though fans bugging him with his “I don’t believe it” catchphrase were the bane of his life at the time.

Meldrew was killed off by series creator David Renwick in 2000 after an 11-year run.

Now Wilson, 68, has told TV Times: "If David thought we could do a catch-up with Victor in five years' time, I wouldn't be averse to it.

"When Victor died, I thought, 'At least taxi drivers will stop asking me whether there'll be another series'.

"But I tell them he's dead and they say 'I know, but when's the next series?' Victor even gets at me from the beyond."

A BBC spokeswoman said: "Anything is possible. Never say never."

Published: 3 Aug 2004

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