R Character – Actor
Morris Raine – Blake Butler Doug Randall – Richard Thorp (Vera Downend’s sailor boyfriend)
Carlos Raphael – Anthony Morton Paula Randall – June Lewis
Georgio Raphael – Anthony Morton (Carlos’ Twin Brother) Mr Rawlings – Stanley Lustey
Josefina Raphael – Jill Betts (wife of Carlos) Mrs Rawlings – Bay White
Clive Radd – Brian McDermott Pat Reddington – Rosemary Smith
‘Receptionist’ – Anna Middleton Norman Rice – Roy Earl
Don Rogers – Albert Shepherd Pierre Rolfe – Michael Jayes
Ranjit Rupal – Ashok Kumar Sam Redway – John Porter-Davison
Dr Rees – Martin King Tomas Donald Reed – Michael Miller (also known as Tom Reed in plots -Benny Hawkins’ father)
DC Reynolds – Ronald Chenery Edna Reed – Joan Newell
Meg Richardson – Noele Gordon Nancy Rigby – Nancy Gower
Jill Richardson – Jane Rossington (Meg’s daughter) Ted Roach – Michael Elwin
‘Sandy’ Alexander Richardson – Roger Tonge (Meg’s son) Anne Robbins – Vicki Woolf
Bruce Richardson – Michael Walker (adopted child of Meg) Major Robbins – John Corrin
Penny Richardson – Diane Grayson (Meg’s niece) Margaret Robbins – Patricia Green
Mrs Robinson – Jill Meredith Alan Rogers – Colin Starkey (Benny Hawkins’ Nephew)
Rosalie – Heather Barbour Anna Ross – Dorota Zienska (Polish immigrant who married Paul Ross to stay in Britain)
Mr Ross – Benjamin Whitrow Dr Rowan – Geoff Cheshire
Mrs Ross – Sheila Gill Monsieur Rudolf – Alan Curtis
Paul Ross – Sandor Elés Mr Russell – Robert Wheelan
Toni Ross – Jill Melford Simon Russell – Bruce Beeby
Dennis Rutlidge – Bryan Moseley Crispin Ryder – Malcolm McDowell (son of Malcolm)
Dora Rutlidge – Eileen Barry Malcolm Ryder – David Davenport (Meg’s second husband)
Mr Ryman – Dennis Spence