Arthur Lowe – In Profile

Arthur Lowe, 1915 - 1982 Perhaps always remembered for his role as Captain George Mainwaring in Dad's Army,  However he had a long and varied career that lasted right up until his death in 1982.Quick Bio ...
Arhur Lowe stars in bbc radio comedy Parsley sidings

Parsley Sidings

Parsley Sidings 1971 - 1973 Here's one you don't hear of very often.  Parsley Sidings was the BBC Radio sitcom starring Arthur Lowe, it was in fact the only radio sitcom to Arthur Lowe, apart from the radio ad...

A Spell In The Ads – Part 1- Arthur Lowe

A Spell In The Ads - Part 1- Arthur Lowe In a episode of Hancock entitled "The Bowmans" we saw Tony Hancock going through a "lean spell in the pilchards ads".  Whilst this was scripted comedy Hancock did indee...

The Last Of The Baskets

The Last Of The Baskets, 1971 A forgotten sitcom starring Arthur Lowe.  We say forgotten in that it's not a regular on the repeat schedules, there are no clips as such on You Tube and as far as we can tell no ...

Adolf Hitler, My Part In His Downfall

Adolf Hitler, My Part In His Downfall, 1973 Adapted from Spike Milligan's best selling first volume of his war memoirs of the same title.This 1973 big screen adaptation featured an all star cast including ...
A cast list that reads like a who's who of comedy legends star in eric sykes' the plank both in cinemas in 1967 and on tv in 1979

The Story Of A Plank?

The Plank - 1967 (Cinema), 1979 (TV) Based on a comedy sketch called "Sykes and a Plank", which was written by Eric Sykes for his comedy television series "Sykes and a" An all star line up come together in thi...

Pardon The Expression

Pardon The Expression, 1965 When you mention Arthur Lowe, you instinctively think of Dad's Army.  however, there were many great comedies to feature Arthur Lowe.Produced by Granada TV for ITV and running f...

The Mr Men, Original TV Series

The Mr Men, 1974 Author Roger Hargreaves first created his popular characters in 1971 with the release of his first Mr Men book: Mr Tickle.This post concentrates on the original TV series narrated and voic...
Arthur Lowe's final sitcom Aj Wentworth BA

A.J. Wentworth B.A.

A.J. Wentworth B.A. 1982 Along with Potter, A.J. Wentworth, B.A. was to be Arthur Lowe's final TV role.  Broadcast in 1982 after the death of it's star who had passed away on the 15th April of the same year, t...