Clive Dunn – Telegraph
Dad’s Army was one of my favorite English shows during the 1960s, probably second after Monty Python’s Flying Circus.
Dad’s Army was a classic. It probably wouldn’t be allowed now due to some kind on EU xenophobia law.
It’s still being shown on BBC every week. Allo allo!, by the same writers and based around the French resistance, is apparently very popular in Germany.
Still, Dunn will be missed. They don’t make them like that anymore.
And oddly, whilst much (not all) of Python is pretty unfunny now (unlike Fawlty Towers), Dad’s Army has stood the test of time well. From the days when the BBC served the public rather then themselves.
I am a lifelong MP fan. And I hate seeing Mr. Mannering’s generation pass. Condolences.
“Voss iss your name, Boy?”
“Don’t tell them, Pike”
Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:
You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change )
You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change )
You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change )
You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change )
Connecting to %s
Notify me of new comments via email.
Notify me of new posts via email.
Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.
Join 1,927 other followers