David Croft. Copyright: BBC.

David Croft (I)

Major David Croft OBE was a highly prolific television producer and director who is best known for a string of internationally successful, iconic BBC sitcoms he produced and also co-wrote with long-term collaborators Jimmy Perry and Jeremy Lloyd, such as Dad's Army and Are You Being Served?.

Title
David Croft OBE
Title
Major David Croft OBE
Gender
Male
Nationality
England
Born
Thursday 7th September 1922
Died
Tuesday 27th September 2011 (aged 89)

Known for

Credits

 
Year Production Role
2018 Dad's Army - The Lost Episodes Announced Writer
2018 Saluting Dad's Army
  1. E3 - Episode Three
  2. E1 - Episode One
Self (Archive Material)
2016 Dad's Army: A Stripe For Frazer Writer
2016 Dad's Army: A Stripe For Frazer Producer
2016 Are You Being Served? Creator
2016 Dad's Army Creator
2014 Perry And Croft: Made In Britain Self (Archive Material)
2011 You Have Been Watching... David Croft Self (Archive Material)
2011 David Croft - A Tribute Self (Archive Material)
2010 The Story Of Are You Being Served? Self
2009 Titter Ye Not: The Frankie Howerd Story Self
2008 The Man Who Made Eric & Ernie Self
2008 Jonathan Ross Salutes Dad's Army Guest
2006 Comedy Connections - Series 4
  1. E6 - 'Allo 'Allo!
Self
2006 The Ultimate Sitcom Self
2004 Comedy Connections - Series 2
  1. E7 - Hi-De-Hi!
Self
2004 Sex, Secrets & Frankie Howerd (as David Croft OBE) Self
2004 Britain's Best Sitcom
  1. E11 - Dad's Army
  2. E1 - The Launch
Guest
2002 Reputations: Frankie Howerd Self
1999 Laughter In The House: The Story Of British Sitcom
  1. E1 - The Early Days
Self
1997 Oh Doctor Beeching! - Series 2 Writer
1997 Oh Doctor Beeching! - Series 2 Executive Producer
1996 Oh Doctor Beeching! - Series 1 Writer
1996 Oh Doctor Beeching! - Series 1 Producer
1995 Oh Doctor Beeching! - Pilot Writer
1995 Oh Doctor Beeching! - Pilot Producer
1995 Perry & Croft: The Sitcoms Self
1994 Which Way To The War Writer
1994 Which Way To The War Producer
1993 Grace & Favour - Series 2 Writer
1993 Grace & Favour - Series 2 Composer
1992 'Allo 'Allo! - Series 9 Composer
1992 Grace & Favour - Series 1 Writer
1992 Grace & Favour - Series 1 Composer
1991 'Allo 'Allo! - Series 8 Composer
1991 'Allo 'Allo! - Series 7 Composer
1990 You Rang, M'Lord? - Series 1 Writer
1990 You Rang, M'Lord? - Series 1 Director
1990 You Rang, M'Lord? - Series 1 Producer
1989 'Allo 'Allo! - Series 6 Writer
1989 'Allo 'Allo! - Series 6 Director
1989 'Allo 'Allo! - Series 6 Producer
1988 You Rang, M'Lord? - Pilot Writer
1988 You Rang, M'Lord? - Pilot Director
1988 You Rang, M'Lord? - Pilot Producer
1988 'Allo 'Allo! - Series 5 Writer
1988 'Allo 'Allo! - Series 5 Director
1988 'Allo 'Allo! - Series 5 Producer
1988 Hi-De-Hi! - Series 8 Writer
1988 Hi-De-Hi! - Series 8 Executive Producer
1987 Hi-De-Hi! - 1987 Christmas Special Writer
1987 Hi-De-Hi! - 1987 Christmas Special Director
1987 Hi-De-Hi! - 1987 Christmas Special Producer
1987 'Allo 'Allo! - Series 4 Writer
1987 'Allo 'Allo! - Series 4 Director
1987 'Allo 'Allo! - Series 4 Producer
1986 'Allo 'Allo! - Series 3 Writer
1986 'Allo 'Allo! - Series 3 Director
1986 'Allo 'Allo! - Series 3 Producer
1986 Hi-De-Hi! - Series 7 Writer
1986 Hi-De-Hi! - Series 7 Director
1986 Hi-De-Hi! - Series 7 Producer
1986 Hi-De-Hi! - Series 6 Writer
1986 Hi-De-Hi! - Series 6 Director
1986 Hi-De-Hi! - Series 6 Producer
1985 Hi-De-Hi! - 1985 Christmas Special Writer
1985 Hi-De-Hi! - 1985 Christmas Special Director
1985 Hi-De-Hi! - 1985 Christmas Special Producer
1985 'Allo 'Allo! - Series 2 Writer
1985 'Allo 'Allo! - Series 2 Director
1985 'Allo 'Allo! - Series 2 Producer
1985 Are You Being Served? - Series 10 Executive Producer
1984 Hi-De-Hi! - Series 5 Writer
1984 Hi-De-Hi! - Series 5 Director
1984 Hi-De-Hi! - Series 5 Producer
1984 'Allo 'Allo! - Series 1 Writer
1984 'Allo 'Allo! - Series 1 Director
1984 'Allo 'Allo! - Series 1 Producer
1983 Hi-De-Hi! - Series 4 Writer
1983 Hi-De-Hi! - Series 4 Executive Producer
1983 Are You Being Served? - Series 9 Executive Producer
1982 'Allo 'Allo! - Pilot Writer
1982 'Allo 'Allo! - Pilot Director
1982 'Allo 'Allo! - Pilot Producer
1982 Hi-De-Hi! - Series 3 Director
1982 Hi-De-Hi! - Series 3 Writer
1982 Hi-De-Hi! - Series 3 Producer
1981 Hi-De-Hi! - Series 2 Writer
1981 Hi-De-Hi! - Series 2 Producer
1981 It Ain't Half Hot Mum - Series 8 Writer
1981 It Ain't Half Hot Mum - Series 8 Producer
1981 Are You Being Served? - Series 8 Writer
1981 Are You Being Served? - Series 8 Producer
1981 Hi-De-Hi! - Series 1 Writer
1981 Hi-De-Hi! - Series 1 Director
1981 Hi-De-Hi! - Series 1 Producer
1980 It Ain't Half Hot Mum - Series 7 Writer
1980 It Ain't Half Hot Mum - Series 7 Producer
1980 Oh Happy Band! Writer
1980 Oh Happy Band! Director
1980 Oh Happy Band! Producer
1980 Hi-De-Hi! - Pilot Writer
1980 Hi-De-Hi! - Pilot Director
1980 Hi-De-Hi! - Pilot Producer
1979 Are You Being Served? - Series 7 Writer
1979 Are You Being Served? - Series 7 Director
1979 Are You Being Served? - Series 7 Producer
1978 Are You Being Served? - Series 6 Writer
1978 Are You Being Served? - Series 6 Producer
1978 It Ain't Half Hot Mum - Series 6 Writer
1978 It Ain't Half Hot Mum - Series 6 Producer
1978 Come Back Mrs. Noah - Series 1 Writer
1978 Come Back Mrs. Noah - Series 1 Producer
1977 Come Back Mrs. Noah - Pilot Writer
1977 Come Back Mrs. Noah - Pilot Producer
1977 It Ain't Half Hot Mum - Series 5 Writer
1977 It Ain't Half Hot Mum - Series 5 Director
1977 It Ain't Half Hot Mum - Series 5 Producer
1977 Dad's Army - Series 9 Writer
1977 Dad's Army - Series 9 Director
1977 Dad's Army - Series 9 Producer
1977 Are You Being Served? Writer
1977 Are You Being Served? Executive Producer
1977 Are You Being Served? - Series 5 Writer
1977 Are You Being Served? - Series 5 Producer
1976 Dad's Army - The Love Of Three Oranges Writer
1976 Dad's Army - The Love Of Three Oranges Director
1976 Dad's Army - The Love Of Three Oranges Producer
1976 It Ain't Half Hot Mum - Series 4 Writer
1976 It Ain't Half Hot Mum - Series 4 Director
1976 It Ain't Half Hot Mum - Series 4 Producer
1976 Are You Being Served? - Series 4 Writer
1976 Are You Being Served? - Series 4 Producer
1976 Dad's Army - Series 3 Writer
1976 It Ain't Half Hot Mum - Series 3 Writer
1976 It Ain't Half Hot Mum - Series 3 Director
1975 Dad's Army - Series 8 Writer
1975 Dad's Army - Series 8 Director
1975 Dad's Army - Series 8 Producer
1975 Up Pompeii! - Further Up Pompeii! Director
1975 Up Pompeii! - Further Up Pompeii! Producer
1975 Are You Being Served? - Series 3 Writer
1975 Are You Being Served? - Series 3 Director
1975 Are You Being Served? - Series 3 Producer
1975 Dad's Army - Series 2 Writer
1975 It Ain't Half Hot Mum - Series 2 Writer
1975 It Ain't Half Hot Mum - Series 2 Director
1975 It Ain't Half Hot Mum - Series 2 Producer
1974 Dad's Army - Series 7 Writer
1974 Dad's Army - Series 7 Director
1974 Dad's Army - Series 7 Producer
1974 Are You Being Served? - Series 2 Writer
1974 Are You Being Served? - Series 2 Executive Producer
1974 Dad's Army - Series 1 Writer
1974 Till Death Us Do Part - Series 5
  1. E2 - The Royal Wedding
Producer
1974 It Ain't Half Hot Mum - Series 1 Writer
1974 It Ain't Half Hot Mum - Series 1 Director
1974 It Ain't Half Hot Mum - Series 1 Producer
1973 Dad's Army - Series 6 Writer
1973 Dad's Army - Series 6 Director
1973 Dad's Army - Series 6 Producer
1973 Are You Being Served? - Series 1 Writer
1973 Are You Being Served? - Series 1 Director
1973 Are You Being Served? - Series 1 Producer
1973 Not Now Darling Director
1972 The Virgin Fellas Writer
1972 The Virgin Fellas Director
1972 Tales From The Lazy Acre Producer
1972 Dad's Army - Series 5 Writer
1972 Dad's Army - Series 5 Director
1972 Dad's Army - Series 5 Producer
1972 Are You Being Served? - Pilot Writer
1972 Are You Being Served? - Pilot Director
1972 Are You Being Served? - Pilot Producer
1971 Dad's Army - Battle Of The Giants! Writer
1971 Dad's Army - Battle Of The Giants! Director
1971 Dad's Army - Battle Of The Giants! Producer
1971 Dad's Army Writer
1970 Dad's Army - Series 4 Writer
1970 Dad's Army - Series 4 Director
1970 Dad's Army - Series 4 Producer
1970 Up Pompeii! - Series 1 Director
1970 Up Pompeii! - Series 1 Producer
1969 Dad's Army - Series 3 Writer
1969 Dad's Army - Series 3 Director
1969 Dad's Army - Series 3 Producer
1969 Dad's Army - Series 2 Writer
1969 Dad's Army - Series 2 Director
1969 Dad's Army - Series 2 Producer
1968 Dad's Army - Series 1 Writer
1968 Dad's Army - Series 1 Director
1968 Dad's Army - Series 1 Producer
1968 Hugh And I - Hugh And I Spy Director
1968 Hugh And I - Hugh And I Spy Producer
1967 Beggar My Neighbour - Series 2 Producer
1967 Beggar My Neighbour - Series 1 Producer
1966 Hugh And I - Series 6 Director
1966 Hugh And I - Series 6 Producer
1966 Beggar My Neighbour - Pilot Producer
1966 Hugh And I - Series 5 Director
1966 Hugh And I - Series 5 Producer
1965 A Slight Case Of... Producer
1965 Hugh And I - Series 4 Director
1965 Hugh And I - Series 4 Producer
1964 A World Of His Own - Series 1 Producer
1964 Hugh And I - Series 3 Director
1964 Hugh And I - Series 3 Producer
1963 The Dick Emery Show - Series 2 Producer
1963 The Dick Emery Show - Series 1 Producer
1963 Hugh And I - Series 2 Director
1963 Hugh And I - Series 2 Producer
1962 Hugh And I - Series 1 Director
1962 Hugh And I - Series 1 Producer

Non-comedy TV and film credits might be found here:
David Croft on IMDb

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