David Croft

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Windsor Davies in “It Ain’t Half Hot Mum”: his eardrum-shattering bellow never failed to amuse viewers. Photograph: Wesley/Keystone/Getty

Windsor Davies Born: August 28th, 1930 Died: January 17th, 2019 It may seem unlikely, even in the world of British TV sitcoms, that an actor could (...)

John Laurie (Private Frazer) and Arthur Lowe (Captain Mainwaring) during an episode of  ‘Dad’s Army’. Photograph: McCarthy/Getty Images

To explore the history of Dad’s Army, you have to enter a near-military environment. Speed bumps, vehicle checks and CCTV impede the route to the buil(...)

Sean O’Brien arriving at a judicial hearing at the New Zealand Rugby offices in Wellington on Sunday. Photograph: Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images

Had Sean O’Brien been suspended for the third Test it would undoubtedly have been a game changer in favour of the All Blacks. Hereabouts, they respect(...)

Sean O’Brien in action against New Zealand on Saturday. Photo: David Rogers/Getty Images

Sean O’Brien is free to play for the Lions in next Saturday’s momentous third test series decider against the All Blacks after the citing against him (...)

Lions flanker Seán O’Brien has been cited for allegedly striking All Blacks winger Waisake Naholo during the second Test in Wellington. Photograph: Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images

British and Irish Lions flanker Seán O’Brien could miss the decisive third Test against New Zealand next week after being cited for dangerous play du(...)