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Born on July 22, 1930 in Danbury, Essex, England (UK).


Dawn Bailey (1955-1962)
Joanna Lumley (May 23, 1970 - September 1970-Divorced)

Worked at Simpson’s of Piccadilly which is where the idea for "Are You Being Served?" came from.

Died from pneumonia on 12/23/2014.



TV Appearances

(2013)Benjamin Britten:Peace and Conflict (David Layton)
(2012)Piers Morgan Life Stories-Sir Roger Moore (Scriptwriter and friend)
© ITV Studios

(2011)You Have Been Watching...David Croft
(2010)The Unforgettable Mollie Sugden
(2010)The Story of Are You Being Served?
(2009)Mollie Sugden: A Tribute
(2007)The Return of 'Allo 'Allo!
(2007)A Tribute to John Inman
(2007)"Breakfast"- Episode dated March 27, 2007
(2006)"Comedy Connections"- 'Allo 'Allo!
(2005)Crumpet! A Very British Sex Symbol
(2001)Wendy Richard: A Life on the Box

(1999)"Funny Turns"- John Inman

(1999)"Laughter in the House: The Story of British Sitcom"
(1993)Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In 25th Anniversary
(1992)"'Allo 'Allo!"- Episode 9.1 (Wolfgang)
(1986)Maggie (Jeremy Ashton-Davis)
(1981)Electric Blue 002(Jonathan Chatterley)
(1976)The Bawdy Adventures of Tom Jones (Lord Fellemar)

(1974)Murder on the Orient Express (A.D.C.)
All 5 images © G.W. Films Limited/EMI Film Distributors

(1972)Keith Michell at Her Majesty's Show of the Week
(1972)"Shirley's World"- Thou Shalt Not Be Found Out (Henry)
(1972)"Funny You Should Say That"

(1971) The Avengers- Thingumajig (Teddy)

Both images ©ABC Weekend Television

(1971)"It's Awfully Bad for Your Eyes, Darling" (Dutton)
(1971)Games That Lovers Play (Jonathan Chatterley)
(1971)Bruce Forsyth and the Generation Game (Guest)

(1969-1970)"Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In" Episodes 3.2,3.20,3.24,3.25,3.26 (Regular Performer)

(With Carl Reiner, Jack Benny and Goldie Hawn)

All 17 images ©National Broadcasting Company (NBC)

(1969)The Magic Christian (Lord Hampton)

Both images ©Commonwealth United Entertainment

(1969)Goodbye, Mr. Chips (Johnson)

(With Peter O'Toole)
All 5 images ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)/APJAC Productions

(1969)The Assassination Bureau/Office (English Officer)
© Heathfield, Paramount Pictures

(1969)"Thirty-Minute Theatre"- Absolute Aggers and Torters
(1968)Salt and Pepper (Lord Ponsonby)

(1967)Smashing Time (Jeremy Tove)
©Partisan Productions

(1967)"Callan"- Goodness Burns Too Bright (Maitland)

(1967)The Long Duel (Crabbe)
© The Rank Organisation

(1966)The Wrong Box (Brian Allen Harvey)

All 3 images © Salamander Film Productions

(1966)Doctor in Clover/Carnaby M.D.(Lambert Symington)

All 6 images © Betty E. Box-Ralph Thomas Productions /The Rank Organisation

(1966)The Sandwich Man (Guardsman)
© Titan International Productions/The Rank Organisation

(1965)The Liquidator (Young Man)

All 5 images © Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

(1965)A Study in Terror (Rupert)
© Sir Nigel Films/Compton Films

(1965)Help! (Man In Restaurant)

Both images ©Walter Shenson Films

(1965)"Zero One"- The Body (Cecil Humbolt)

(1965)Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines or How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 hours 11 minutes (Lieutnant Parsons)

Both images ©Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

(1965)Three Hats for Lisa (Guards Officer)

(1965)"The Avengers"- From Venus with Love (Bertram Fortescue Winthrop Smith)
©ABC Weekend Television

(1964)"Vacation Playhouse"- He's All Yours (Bertie Barrington)

(1964)A Hard Day's Night (Tall Dancer at the Disco)

All 3 images ©Proscenium Films

(1963)Death Drums Along the River/Sanders (Tom Hamilton)
© Big Ben Films/Hallam Productions/Constantin Film Produktion

(1963)Just for Fun (Prime Minister's son)
(1963)The King's Breakfast (Clarinettist)

(1962)Crooks Anonymous (M.C. at the Peekaboo Club)
©Crooks Anonymous

(1962)"Armchair Theatre"- Afternoon of a Nymph (Lord Tony Bright)
(1962)Two and Two Make Six (Young Man)
(1962)Play It Cool (Man doing the Twist)

(1962)We Joined the Navy/We are in the Navy Now(Dewberry Jr.)
© Associated British Picture Corporation (ABPC)/Angel Productions

(1962) Change of Heart (Young Man)
(1961)Flame in the Streets

(1961)A Very Important Person/A Coming-Out Party('Bonzo' Baines)
© Independent Artists

(1961)The Billy Cotton Band Show (Announcer/Performer)

(1961)Seven Keys (Freddy)
©Independent Artists

(1960)Man in the Moon (Jaguar driver)

(1959)The School for Scoundrels (Dingle)

All 5 images © Guardsman Films/Associated British Picture Corporation (ABPC)

Images in this section used with permission from:
anonymous contributors

Writer (Shows)

(2016)Are You Being Served? (TV movie based on the original series)
(2008)Here Comes the Queen
(2007)The Return of 'Allo 'Allo!
(1995)Perry & Croft: The Sitcoms
(1994)Which Way to the War
(1982-1992)"'Allo 'Allo!"
(1989)A Night of Comic Relief 2
(1980)"Oh Happy Band"
(1979)Beanes of Boston
(1977-1978)"Come Back Mrs. Noah"
(1976)The Bawdy Adventures of Tom Jones
(1976) Old Dracula
(1970)"Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In" Episodes 3.24-3.26
(1968)"The Harry Secombe Show"
(1967)"Vacant Lot"
(1961)What a Whopper (Film created)
(1961)The Billy Cotton Band Show
(1961-1968)The Dickie Henderson Show (90 episodes)
(1958)"New Look"

Writer (Books)

Allo' Allo!: The War Diaries of Rene Artois

Authors: David Croft and Jeremy Lloyd
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Gloucester
ISBN-13: 9780563206880
ISBN: 0563206888

The Are You Being Served? Stories: Camping in and Other Fiascos

Author: Jeremy Lloyd
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Bay Books/KQED Books
May 1997
ISBN-10: 0912333022
ISBN-13: 9780912333021

Listen Very Carefully, I Shall Say This Only Once: An Autobiography

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: B.B.C. Books(London)/Parkwest Publications
Oct 1994
ISBN-10: 0563362030
ISBN-13: 9780563362036

Are You Being Served?: A Celebration of Twenty-Five Years

Authors: David Croft, Jeremy Lloyd + Richard Webber
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Welcome Rain
Oct 1998
ISBN-10: 1566490421
ISBN-13: 9781566490429

I'm Free! : The Complete Guide to Are You Being Served? : 25 Years

Authors: Richard Webber, David Croft + Jeremy Lloyd
Edition: New Ed edition; Joanna Lumley Intro
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Orion
October 28, 1999
ISBN 10: 075281866X
ISBN 13: 9780752818665

'Allo 'Allo (A Play)

Authors: David Croft + Jeremy Lloyd
Publisher: Samuel French, London January 2000
ISBN-10: 0573018782
ISBN-13: 9780573018787

Are You Being Served?

Author: Jeremy Lloyd
Publisher: Everest Books

Are You Being Served? (French's Acting Edition)

Authors: Jeremy Lloyd + David Croft
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Samuel French Ltd
March 20, 2002
ISBN 10: 0573019630
ISBN 13: 9780573019630

The Further Adventures of Captain Gregory Dangerfield

Author: Jeremy Lloyd
Publisher: Joseph
Jan 1973
ISBN-10: 0718111362
ISBN-13: 9780718111366

The Further Adventures of Captain Gregory Dangerfield

Author: Jeremy Lloyd
Publisher: St. Martin's Press (1974)

Are You Being Served?

Author: Jeremy Lloyd
Publisher: White Lion Publishers (London) (1977); Originally published by St Albans : Mayflower (1976)
ISBN 10: 0727402145

The Continuing Adventures of Captain Gregory Dangerfield

Author: Jeremy Lloyd
Binding: Hard Cover
Publisher: Cassell (London)
ISBN 10: 0304303089
ISBN-13: 9780304303083

Captain Cat and the Carol Singers

Authors: Graham Percy +Jeremy Lloyd
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux/Faber and Faber (London, Boston)
Sept 1986
ISBN-10: 0571145418
ISBN-13: 9780571145416

The Woodland Gospels: According to Captain Beaky And His Band

Authors: Graham Percy + Jeremy Lloyd
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux/Faber and Faber (London, Boston)
Sept 1984
ISBN-10: 0571132707
ISBN-13: 9780571132706

Keeping Down with the Joneses

Authors: Jeremy Lloyd +John Roy Chapman
Publisher:Samuel French
Jan 1985
ISBN-10: 0573611157
ISBN-13: 9780573611155

Captain Beaky

Author: Jeremy Lloyd
Publisher: Chappell (London)
ISBN 10: 0903443384

Business Affairs

Authors: John Chapman + Jeremy Lloyd
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Josef Weinberger Plays
April 9, 2002
ISBN 10: 085676258X
ISBN 13: 9780856762581

The Collected Humour of Captain Beaky

Author: Jeremy Lloyd
Publisher: Captain Beaky Ltd
ISBN-10: 0-9551495-0-9
ISBN-13: 978-0-9551495-0-4

Crooks Tour

Authors: John Chapman + Jeremy Lloyd






(1979)Beane's of Boston
(1977)Are You Being Served? (Movie)


(1989)'Allo 'Allo-Mines Away!
(1980)Are You Being Served in Australia?-Are You Being Served Sir?
(1979)Beanes of Boston (opening song)



(1980)Are You Being Served in Australia?




Script Adapter/Associate

(1980)"Are You Being Served in Australia?"
(1962)The Dickie Henderson Show-The Gangster

Misc Crew

(1958)Six-Five Special-Ep 1.92






(1964)Robert and Elizabeth-Hate Me Please (Captain Cook)

(1967)The Four Musketeers (Performer) at Drury Lane

(May 6, 1966-Revue)London Laughs-Cast included Tony Sympson and Anita Harris who also played in AYBS


Past Plays

'Allo 'Allo by David Croft and Jeremy Lloyd
Blackwood Little Theatre
Wed 24 June 2009 at 7.30PM
Thu 25 June 2009 at 7.30PM
Fri 26 June 2009 at 7.30PM
Sat 27 June 2009 at 7.30PM

(May 19, 2001-Newent Theatre) 'Business Affairs'

The Hamburg Players e.V.

(1996) Keeping Up with the Joneses

The Village Players

(Sept 1991) Keeping Down with the Joneses



(2005-Kings Head Theatre, London)Who’s the Daddy?
Authors: Toby Young and Lloyd Evans (Jeremy Lloyd provided additional material).
Mischief at a Magazine As Fodder for the Stage


(2000-London Palladium)'Allo 'Allo

(1996)Love on all Floors

(1990-Playhouse, London) Heaven's Up

(1981-Apollo, London)Captain Beaky's Musical Christmas

(1967)Deadlier Than The Male

(1940)Crooks Tour










AYBS/Grace & Favour Role


(1992-1993)"Grace & Favour"
(1992)The Best of 'Are You Being Served?'
(1977)Are You Being Served? (Movie)
(1972)"Are You Being Served?"
(1972-1985)"Are You Being Served?"

AYBS-Again/Grace & Favour Role

Posh Car Driver

AYBS/A Timeframe: 1992

Episode: 1.4



Digger Talks to Jeremy Lloyd


(1988)Nominated for Allo 'Allo (Comedy Series)


(Sunday September 28, 2008) Tribute Luncheon in honour of Jeremy Lloydwas held at The Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London.

Emmy Awards

(1970) Nominated for "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In" (Outstanding Writing Achievement in Comedy, Variety or Music)
November 3, 1969 episode

(1970) Nominated for "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In" (Outstanding Writing Achievement in Comedy, Variety or Music)
December 20, 1969 episode

Misc Awards

2008 The Heritage Foundation Awards

2008 The Heritage Foundation Awards 2