Eric Chappell was an English television comedy writer and playwright who died at 88. Following Eric Chappell’s death, tributes began pouring in online for the television comedy writer, with fans offering condolences to friends and family. One user said, “RIP Eric Chappell, writer of one of THE great sitcoms, Rising Damp. The four main characters were each fleshed out with laser insight into human minds, and intense understanding of the inherent drama and comedy of conversational language. Thank you, Eric, thank you so much.” Another user said, “So sad to hear the passing of Eric Chappell the writer of Rising Damp Eric George Chappell Grantham Lincolnshire) was an English playwright and television comedy writer who wrote and co-wrote a number of the Uks biggest sitcom during the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s.” At the same time, another tweeted, “Sad to hear that Eric Chappell has left us. One of the true talents of ITV 70s and 80s comedy. My favourites being Rising Damp (oil in the Pennines – pure genius), Singles and Duty Free. But there were many others. RIP Eric and thanks for the laughs.”
Eric Chappell Net Worth
Eric Chappell was an English television comedy writer and playwright. Although he was born in September 1933 in Grantham, United Kingdom, he was 88 years old at his demise. He first tried to make it as an author but had several novels rejected by publishers. He also worked for the East Midlands Electricity Board for 22 years before becoming a writer. In 1970, his first play, The Banana Box, debuted at the Hampstead Theatre Club. His Rising Damp has won the 1978 BAFTA for Best Situation Comedy. His other series included The Bounder, Duty-Free, Only When I Laugh, Singles, Home to Roost, and Haggard.
The estimated Net Worth of Eric Chappell is around $800K USD.
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