Played various roles, but mainly "Chief Petty Officer Pertwee" in the BBC Radio program "The Navy Lark". When it came to an end, it was the longest-running comedy in British radio history, although that mantle has since been taken over by "Week Ending". The program was specifically built around Pertwee by scriptwriter Lawrie
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[on why he preferred Doctor Who
(1963) stories set on contemporary Earth] There's nothing more alarming than coming home and finding a Yeti sitting on your loo in Tooting Bec.
Had a reputation as a great raconteur, comedian and impressionist, making him a popular guest on talk shows, game shows and at Doctor Who
Long, crooked nose
The Tall Light Bulb