The Cuckoo Waltz
A situation comedy which ran for for four series, although Lewis left after the third. He appeared in a total of nineteen half-hour episodes.
Written by: Geoffrey Lancashire
Transmission dates: From 27th October, 1975 to 12th February, 1977
Lewis’s character: Gavin Rumsey
Synopsis: Chris and Fliss are newlyweds with twin babies and little money. Then Chris's best friend, the rich, flamboyant Gavin, splits up with his wife and moves into the Hawthornes' spare room, turning it into a luxurious bachelor pad where he entertains the "bird of the week" and keeps his hard-up hosts in a constant state of amazement, and occasionally, envy.
|Chris Hawthorne||-||David Roper|
|Fliss Hawthorne||-||Diane Keen|
|Gavin Rumsey||-||LEWIS COLLINS|
|Connie Wagstaffe||-||Clare Kelly|
|Austen Tweedale||-||John McKelvey|
|Twins||-||Chris and Jo-Anne Oliver|
"A convincing performance...Lewis Collins in his interpretation of the young man who likes to give the impression of a dashing extrovert" The Stage, 5th August, 1976