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Jimmy Perry

20 September 1923 to 23 December 2016

A British writer who alongside his writing partner, David Croft, created one of Britain’s most enduring sitcoms in Dad’s Army (1968-1977), Perry also wrote the show’s iconic theme tune. The duo also found success with a variety of later sitcoms including It Ain’t Half Hot Mum (1974-1981) and Hi-de-Hi! (1980-1988).

Read Jimmy Perry's Guardian obituary here