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John Le Mesurier: It's All Been Rather Lovely

John Le Mesurier: It's All Been Rather Lovely

  • TV documentary
  • BBC Two
  • 2012
  • 1 episode

BBC Two celebrates the life and work of Dad's Army star John Le Mesurier. Features Mark Eden, Michael Palin, David Malin, Ian Lavender, Bruce Copp and more.

Key details

Genre
Documentary
Broadcast
2012
Channels
BBC Two
Episodes
1
Features
Mark Eden, Michael Palin, David Malin, Ian Lavender, Bruce Copp, Joan Le Mesurier, Robin Le Mesurier, Anna Wing and more
Director
Lucy Kenwright
Producers
Lucy Kenwright and Caroline Wright
Companies

Shortly after what would have been his 100th birthday (5th April), BBC Two looks back at the life and work of laid-back actor John Le Mesurier, star of Dad's Army, and one-time husband of Hattie Jacques.

Before slipping into a coma, his final words are reported to have been "It's all been rather lovely..."

Additional details

Production
Studio
Picture
Colour

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 27th April 2012 at 9pm on BBC Two
Episode length
1 hour
Most recent repeats
  • Saturday 2nd January 2021 at 5:55pm on BBC2
  • Saturday 16th May 2020 at 6:45pm on BBC2
  • Saturday 2nd April 2016 at 9:00pm on BBC2

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