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Christopher Ettridge (born 21 February 1948) is an English actor and director born in Isleworth, London.


Ettridge is best known for his role as dim but good-natured police officer Reg Deadman in the time-travelling comedy series Goodnight Sweetheart, which aired between 1993 and 1999 and returned for a special edition in 2016. He has also had roles in EastEnders, The Bill, Harry Enfield and Chums, Kevin and Perry Go Large, Julius Caesar and Hitler: The Rise of Evil. He has been directing as well as acting in recent years. He directed a production of Romeo and Juliet for ReACTion Theatre in Eastbourne.



Year Title Role Notes
1978 Rapunzel Let Down Your Hair Mr. Heron
1984 The Chain Removal Man
2000 Kevin & Perry Go Large Postman
2002 My Wrongs 8245-8249 and 117 Bus conductor
2003 I Capture the Castle Station Bystander
2012 Demon Pr. Darkwood


Year Title Role Notes
1981 Antony & Cleopatra Scarus Television film
1981 Roger Doesn't Live Here Anymore Man in waiting room Episode #1.3
1982 Terry and June Evans Episode: "Something to Get Alarmed About"
1983 The Professionals 2nd Interrogator Episode: "A Man Called Quinn"
1983 Nanny Bally Episode: "Into the Blitz"
1984 The Glory Boys Duggan Episode #1.1
1984, 1985 Juliet Bravo Dr. Cattrell 2 episodes
1986 Death Is Part of the Process Constand Viljoen Television film
1987 One by One Van Druten Episode: "The Monkey in Between"
1989–1992 The Bill Supt. Brookes / Doctor 4 episodes
1990 Harry Enfield & Chums Joseph Goebbels Episode #1.3
1991 Bye Bye Columbus Francisco Roldán Television film
1991, 1994 Casualty Eric Dunn / Ronald 3 episodes
1992 Love Hurts Colin Sterne Episode: "A Day in the Life"
1992 Lovejoy Auctioneer Episode: "Kids"
1993 Minder Jehovah's Witness Episode: "Uneasy Rider"
1993–2016 Goodnight Sweetheart Reg / Isambard Deadman 57 episodes
1994 Hard Times Miner Miniseries
1995 Harry Rivers Episode #2.1
1995 The Old Curiosity Shop Sampson Brass Television film
1997 Bramwell Mr. Fairfax Episode #3.3
1998–2002 EastEnders Graeme / Ollie 7 episodes
1999 Esther Hathach Television film
2000 The Worst Witch Terry Root Episode: "Green Fingers and Thumbs"
2001 Doctors Gordon Collins Episode: "Neighbours"
2002 Dickens John Byrne 2 episodes
2002 A Is for Acid Steven Rogers Television film
2002 Julius Caesar Appolonius Miniseries
2003 Hitler: The Rise of Evil Kurt von Schleicher 2 episodes
2011 EastEnders: Greatest Exits Graeme Television film
2015 Mr Selfridge Mr. King Episode #3.10
2016 Birds of a Feather Harvey Episode: "Tonight I'll Be Staying Here with You"
2018 Nutritiously Nicola Nicola's Dad Episode: "Viral in the Bad Way"
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