In the 1980s, he was one of the impressionists (together with Bill Wallis
and Sheila Steafel
) on the satirical BBC Radio 4 series "Week Ending".
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Sir David Jason
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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[on missing out on the part of Corporal Jones in Dad's Army
(1968)] Bill Cotton
was having drinks with Clive Dunn
and hired him. Co-writer/producer David Croft
protested. But Cotton said, 'David Jason? Who's he? Clive Dunn has a much better reputation.' What a blow that was, I tell you. I was bitterly disappointed, but that's showbusiness.
was enthusiastic about David Jason's comic potential and attempted to put together a pilot film for him called "Jason" in the late 1960s-early 1970s.