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Born July 9, 1934 in Murree, Pakistan.
Spouse: Mavis Pugh (1959 - December 6, 2006)




TV Appearances

(2011)Dad's Army & Beyond (documentary)
(2006)Tommy the Kid (Police Officer)
(2003)Inspector Dalgleish-Death in Holy Orders (Father John Betterton)

(2001)Bridget Jones's Diary (Elderly Man)

Both images ©Little Bird

(1997)Keep the Aspidistra Flying/A Merry War (McKechnie)
(1997)Shooting Fish (Church Vicar)
(1995)Perry and Croft: The Sitcoms (Gunner 'Padoruski' Graham)
(1995)"Coogan's Run"- The Curator (Alf)
(1994)"Mr. Bean"- Back to School Mr. Bean (Calligrapher)
(1994)Tom & Viv (Second Man)
(1993)Demob-Ep 1.6 (Camera)
(1991)Doctor at the Top-Happy Birthday Sir Geoffrey (Dinner Guest)
(1990)"You Rang, M'Lord?" (Mr. Franklyn)
-- Love and Money
-- A Deed of Gift
(1989)"The Nineteenth Hole" Ep 1.1 (Sam)
(1987)"Three Up, Two Down"- Mirror Mirror on the Wall (Max)
(1981)"Keep It in the Family"- Splitting Headaches (Vicar)
(1978)Measure for Measure (Froth)
(1978)Crossroads ( Clifford Howes)
(1976)Whodunnit?-A Bad Habit (Brother Paul)

(1974-1981)"It Ain't Half Hot Mum" (Gunner 'Padoruski' Graham)(Appeared in all the episodes!)
Both images ©BBC

(1974)My Name Is Harry Worth-The Family Reunion (Shop Assistant)
(1973)Thirty Minutes Worth Ep 2.4
(1973)"Bless This House"- I'm Not Jealous, I'll Kill Him (Waiter)

(1972)"Dad's Army"- Round and Round Went the Great Big Wheel (Wireless Operator)
Both images ©BBC

(1972)Father Dear Father-Father of the Bride

(1967)Half a Sixpence (Assistant Draper)
Image © Ameran Films

(1962)"Dr. Finlay's Casebook"- It's All in the Mind
(1961)"Dixon of Dock Green"- George Takes a Bowler (Detective Con. Greaves)


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AYBS Stats

AYBS Timeframe: 1974-1975


"Wedding Bells"
"Hoorah for the Holidays"




Audio/Video/Books/Official Websites/Interview


(1974-1981)Performs signature tune for "It Ain't Half Hot Mum"

John Clegg Interview Thanks to Andrew who runs "The Croft & Perry Podcast"!


Past Event


Contact Info

Meg Poole
Suite 3 De Walden Court
85 New Cavendish Street
London W1W 6XD
United Kingdom





?? The Rivals Wimbledon Theatre

(Feb 10, 1964)The Desperate Passion of Henry Knopp at the Little Theatre Club (London). Played Henry Knopp.

(????)In the Eye of the Sun (One man show)