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David Croft dies aged 89

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David Croft dies aged 89

Dad's Army co-writer David Croft dies at the age of 89
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Croft's military sitcoms It Ain't Half Hot Mum and Dad's Army, written with Jimmy Perry, were hits in the 1970s.

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Croft, who was awarded an OBE in 1978 for services to television, worked alongside Jeremy Lloyd on both the department store sitcom and wartime farce 'Allo 'Allo, which was set in Nazi-occupied France.

Although he retired in the 90's his name is still synonymous with British Comedy.

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Re: David Croft dies aged 89

Very sad indeed  Saw a great comment on the BBC that said ‘One can only hope he is ******* through the goats of Hoven as we spoke’  replace ******* with 'passing' but change the 'a' to a 'i'