David Croft (TV producer)  

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Major David John Croft, OBE (born David John Andrew Sharland; 7 September 1922 – 27 September 2011) was an English writer, producer and director. He is particularly noted for producing and co-writing a string of popular BBC sitcoms including You Rang, M'Lord?, Dad's Army, Are You Being Served?, It Ain't Half Hot Mum, Hi-de-Hi! and 'Allo 'Allo!.


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Production and writing career

In addition to writing most of the episodes of these television series, Croft also worked as producer, director and, later, executive producer.

Written with Jimmy Perry

Written with Jeremy Lloyd

Written with Richard Spendlove




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