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Remembering a Stupid Boy made good – a tribute to Jimmy Perry

The following tribute started out as a re-write of my respectful nod to Clive Dunn on these pages in November 2012, Permission to Pay a Tribute, Sir. But today I’ve adapted it to mark the passing of the man who created … Continue reading

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Permission to pay a tribute, sir!

I was on a London Media Workshops ‘Writing Television Comedy’ course in my late teens, led by the great Jimmy Perry – the actor-turned-writer who teamed up with David Croft and wrote It Ain’t Half Hot Mum, Hi-de-Hi! and You … Continue reading

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