What did David Croft write?

David Croft produced and wrote a string of BBC sitcoms with Jimmy Perry and Jeremy Lloyd, including Dad’s Army, Are You Being Served?, It Ain’t Half Hot Mum, Hi-de-Hi! and ‘Allo ‘Allo!

Jimmy Perry

Beside above, who wrote Allo Allo?

‘Allo ‘Allo!
Genre Sitcom
Created by Jeremy Lloyd David Croft
Written by Jeremy Lloyd David Croft (1982–1989) Paul Adam (1991–1992)
Directed by David Croft Robin Carr Martin Dennis Susan Belbin Richard Boden Mike Stephens Sue Longstaff John B. Hobbs

Subsequently, question is, who wrote Dad’s Army?

David Croft Jimmy Perry

Were doomed Dads Army story?

We’re Doomed! The Dad’s Army Story. 60-minute scripted comedy drama about how the legendary creators of Dad’s Army – Jimmy Perry and David Croft – overcame BBC management scepticism, focus groups and cast constipation to get the much-loved legend onto air.

How many dads army are still alive?

four

What was Dad’s Army in ww2?

They also guarded munitions factories and aerodromes and checked people’s identity cards. Dad’s Army is a British sitcom about the Home Guard in the Second World War, written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft and broadcast on BBC television between 1968 and 1977. Below is a screenshot of a scene from the sitcom.

Is Pike from Dad’s Army still alive?

Arthur Ian Lavender (born 16 February 1946) is an English stage, film and television actor. He is known for his role as Private Pike in the BBC comedy series Dad’s Army. He and Frank Williams are the last surviving major cast members.

Who is left from Dad’s Army?

Frank J Williams (born 2 July 1931) is an English actor best known for playing Timothy Farthing, the vicar in the BBC comedy Dad’s Army. Ian Lavender and Williams are the series’ last surviving major cast members.

Where did they film Dad’s Army?

Although set in Walmington-on-Sea on the Sussex coast the show was filmed in the Norfolk town of Thetford. This town is regarded as the home of Dad’s Army and is where you can immerse yourself into the hilarious world of Pike, Captain Mainwaring, Private Walker, Lance-Corporal Jones and Sergeant Wilson.

How long did Dad’s Army Run for?

Dad’s Army ran for an epic 80 television episodes across nine series from 1968 to 1977 as well as a number of short sketches.

What was the last episode of Dad’s Army?

Never Too Old

Is Dad’s Army on Netflix?

Dad’s Army ( 1971 ) on Netflix The misadventures of a ragtag group of elderly Home Guard local defense volunteers at the onset of WW2.

Who played Mrs Pike in Dads Army?

Janet Kathleen Davies

Was Dad’s Army filmed in front of a live audience?

Yes it was done in front of a live audience, and all the outdoor scenes were filmed first around two weeks before the indoor studio work begn.

When did Walker leave Dad’s Army?

On 6 August 1973, James Beck, who played the Cockney spiv Private Walker in Dad’s Army, died at the age of 44.

Where did Arthur Lowe live?

Arthur Lowe was born in Hayfield, Derbyshire on September 22nd 1915. He grew up in Manchester, the only child of Arthur Lowe (a booking clerk at a local railway station) and his wife Mary. After school he found work in small shops and factories.

Where was walmington on sea?

Walmington-on-Sea was a seaside town. Located on the channel coast of England, it was part of the national “front line” following the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force from Dunkirk during the Second World War.

Was Dad’s Army filmed in black and white?

The first two series (12 episodes) of Dad’s Army were made in black-and-white, with almost all episodes made on two-inch quad videotape for initial broadcast.