Bill PERTWEE (1926-2013)

Bill Pertwee
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Interviews

THIS IS YOUR LIFE - Bill Pertwee, the comedy actor best known for playing ARP Warden Hodges in the BBC sitcom Dad’s Army, was surprised by Michael Aspel at the Imperial War Museum.


“I thought that’s a familiar voice!”

Bill Pertwee recalls his experience of This Is Your Life in an exclusive interview recorded in March 2010

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programme details...

  • Edition No: 1021
  • Subject No: 996
  • Broadcast date: Mon 1 Feb 1999
  • Broadcast time: 7-7.30pm
  • Recorded: Thur 21 Jan 1999
  • Venue: Teddington Studios
  • Series: 39
  • Edition: 22
  • Code Name: Raid

on the guest list...

  • Ian Lavender
  • Mollie Sugden
  • Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson
  • Judi Spiers
  • Carol Hawkins
  • Jonathan - son
  • Marian - wife
  • William Moore
  • Peter Goodwright
  • Pamela Cundell
  • Hugh Hastings
  • Frank Williams
  • David Croft
  • Jimmy Perry
  • Clive Dunn
  • Mary Law
  • Pat Castle
  • Jean Sadler
  • Yvonne Mully
  • Nina Griffin
  • Bill Maynard
  • Marguerite Patten
  • John Chapman
  • Bernard Cribbins
  • Liza Goddard
  • Donald Hewlett
  • Brenda Cowling
  • Yvonne Marsh
  • Barbara New
  • Paul Shane
  • John Wallis
  • Filmed tributes:
  • Roy Hudd
  • Brian Murphy
  • Spike Milligan
  • Su Pollard

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production team...

  • Researchers: Ben Farrell, Sue Venables
  • Writer: Joe Steeples
  • Directors: John Gorman, Paul Kirrage
  • Series Producer: Jack Crawshaw
  • Producer: Sue Green
  • Executive Producer: John Longley
names listed in bold indicate subjects of This Is Your Life
Series 39 subjects: Charles Stewart > Carol Smillie > Roy Walker > Sharron Davies > Christopher Chittell > Barbara Dickson > Frank Thornton > Phillip Schofield > Alastair Stewart > Bob Wilson > Frankie Dettori > Elizabeth Spriggs > Rick Wakeman > Sue Johnston > Bill Deedes > Sylvia Young > Anne Kirkbride > Christopher Biggins > Damon Hill > George Layton > Floella Benjamin > Bill Pertwee > Mark Cook > Gary Mabbutt > Suzi Quatro > Ian Bannen