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Melvyn Hayes

It Ain't Half Hot Mum - where are they now?

Whatever happened to the cast of the sitcom?

Chortle, 21st January 2019

David Croft would be 'turning in his grave' at remakes

Sitcom legend Melvyn Hayes has gone to war on the Dad's Army film and Are You Being Served? re-make, saying they would have creator David Croft "turning in his grave".

The star, who played Bombardier "Gloria" Beaumont in It Ain't Half Hot Mum - another of the writer's hits - demanded they "let old TV series lie".

Tom Bryant & Peter Robertson, The Mirror, 21st February 2016

Melvyn Hayes: 'BBC is too PC, so no repeat fees for me'

Actor Melvyn Hayes has enjoyed a long screen career but he can't understand the BBC's refusal to repeat the show that made him famous.

Richard Webber, The Telegraph, 19th October 2014