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A Stupid Boy: The Autobiography of the Creator of Dad's Army By Jimmy Perry

A Stupid Boy: The Autobiography of the Creator of Dad's Army
by Jimmy Perry

This is Jimmy Perry's story from his early years growing up in London, his experiences in the Watford Home Guard, as a gunner in Burma, as a member of the Royal Artillary Concert Party that travelled the Indian subcontinent, as a redcoat at Butlins, at RADA and in show business.
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A Stupid Boy: The Autobiography of the Creator of Dad's Army Summary


From the creator of Dad's Army comes a fascinating and highly entertaining autobiography packed full with the people, stories and experiences that inspired many of the characters and scenes from this much-loved comedy. But it doesn't just stop with Dad's Army. Jimmy Perry is also responsible for the other hugely popular British comedies It Ain't Half Hot, Mum, Hi De Hi and You Rang, M'Lord? Stupid Boy is Jimmy's story from his early years growing up in London, his experiences in the Watford Home Guard, as a Gunner in Burma, as a member of the Royal Artillery Concert Party that travelled the Indian subcontinent entertaining the troops, as a Redcoat in Butlins, at RADA, in show business and much, much more. Read all Jimmy's fantastic stories as he relates, as only he can, the amazing real-life experiences that inspired the key ingredients of the comedies we have all come to know and love. Funny, witty and highly enjoyable, and fully illustrated with over a hundred fascinating and exclusive photographs, Stupid Boy is a must for all fans of Dad's Army, Jimmy Perry, and his work.

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Sku
GOR002868701
Title
A Stupid Boy: The Autobiography of the Creator of Dad's Army
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Hardback
Publisher
Cornerstone
Year published
Number of pages
304
ISBN 10
0712623388
ISBN 13
9780712623384
Prizes
N/A
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