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Jimmy Perry was born on September 9, 1923 in Barnes, London, England. He is known for his work on It Ain't Half Hot Mum (1974), You Rang, M'Lord? (1988) and Dad's Army (1968). He has been married to Gilda Perry since 1953. See full bio »
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 2015 Dad's Army (original series) (filming)
 1997 Selection Box (TV Series) (created and written by: Dad's Army - 1 episode)
- Dad's Army (1997) ... (created and written by: Dad's Army)
 1995 Perry & Croft: The Sitcoms (TV Movie documentary)
  You Rang, M'Lord? (TV Series) (by - 26 episodes, 1988 - 1993) (screenplay - 26 episodes, 1988 - 1993)
- Well, There You Are Then...! (1993) ... (by) / (screenplay)
- Fall of the House of Meldrum (1993) ... (by) / (screenplay)
- The Truth Revealed (1993) ... (by) / (screenplay)
- Come to the Ball (1993) ... (by) / (screenplay)
- Requiem for a Parrot (1993) ... (by) / (screenplay)
 1989 High Street Blues (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Reach for the Ceiling (1989) ... (writer)
- Hang 'Em High (1989) ... (writer)
- Matters of Conscience (1989) ... (writer)
- The Gathering of the Clans (1989) ... (writer)
- The Bells, the Bells (1989) ... (writer)
  Hi-de-Hi! (TV Series) (screenplay - 57 episodes, 1981 - 1988) (script - 1 episode, 1980)
- The Wind of Change (1988) ... (creator) / (screenplay)
- Wedding Bells (1988) ... (creator) / (screenplay)
- Let Them Eat Cake (1988) ... (creator) / (screenplay)
- The Perils of Peggy (1988) ... (creator) / (screenplay)
- Marry Go Round (1988) ... (creator) / (screenplay)
 1982 Turns (TV Series documentary)
 1974-1981 It Ain't Half Hot Mum (TV Series) (written by - 56 episodes)
- The Last Roll Call (1981) ... (written by)
- The Long Road Home (1981) ... (written by)
- Never the Twain Shall Meet (1981) ... (written by)
- The Last Warrior (1981) ... (written by)
- Aquastars (1981) ... (written by)
 1979 Room Service (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (1979) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.6 (1979) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1979) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1979) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... (writer)
  Dad's Army (TV Series) (idea - 80 episodes, 1968 - 1977) (by - 77 episodes, 1968 - 1977) (script by - 75 episodes, 1968 - 1977) (written by - 3 episodes, 1969) (screenplay - 2 episodes, 1968 - 1977)
- Never Too Old (1977) ... (by) / (idea) / (screenplay)
- Number Engaged (1977) ... (by) / (idea) / (script by)
- The Miser's Hoard (1977) ... (by) / (idea) / (script by)
- Knights of Madness (1977) ... (by) / (idea) / (script by)
- The Making of Private Pike (1977) ... (by) / (idea) / (script by)
 1976 The Rear Guard (TV Movie)
  A Christmas Night with the Stars (TV Series) (1 episode, 1972) (script - 1 episode, 1968)
- Episode dated 25 December 1968 (1968) ... (script)
 1971-1972 Lollipop (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Its Only Natural Gas (1972) ... (writer)
- On Safari (1972) ... (writer)
- Doctor Fruit Cake (1971) ... (writer)
 1971 Dad's Army (idea) / (screenplay)
 1969 The Gnomes of Dulwich (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1969) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1969) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1969) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1969) ... (writer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He directed David Croft and his play, "Hi-De-Hi", at the Victoria Palace in London, England with Simon Cadell, Paul Shane, Ruth Madoc, Jeffrey Holland, Felix Bowness, Barry Howard, Ben Warriss, Su Pollard and Tim Swinton in the cast. David Croft and Tudor Davies were also the directors. See more »

Alternate Names:

Jimmy Perry O.B.E. | Jimmy Perry OBE
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He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1978 Queen's Honours List for his services to drama. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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