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Harry H. Corbett,
The comic adventures of a group of misfits who form an extremely bad concert party touring the hot and steamy jungles of Burma entertaining the troops during World War II. Written by
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Michael Bates, who played Rangi Ram, died after series 5 was shot, but was never written out of the series officially - he just disappeared all of a sudden, and it was never explained what happened to him. The same goes for Punka Wallah Rumzan (Barbar Bhatti), who left the series about a year later. See more »
In early episodes Gunner Graham claims to be educated at Oxford but later on he claims to be educated at Cambridge. See more »
The series has been rerun by Dutch TV lately, and really, it was in fact the only program I really enjoyed 5 times a week for a long time. Lovely boys, lovely series!!!!! The show has lost none of its freshness, wit and edge. SM Williams as the prototype British drill sergeant and the bedraggled concert party which remind me a lot of the stories depicted in Spike Milligan's war memoirs. The final episode with the demob scenes I found very touching. It was very realistically depicted with the war heroes returning to a drab Blythe and viewed with disdain and even contempt by the civvies they were "protecting".
I really hope that the BBC will air the show again. I miss it!!!!
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