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John Le Mesurier: It's All Been Rather Lovely

BBC Two documentary. 1 episode in 2012. Features Mark Eden, Michael Palin, David Malin, Ian Lavender, Bruce Copp, Joan Le Mesurier, Robin Le Mesurier and others.

John Le Mesurier: It's All Been Rather Lovely

BBC Two celebrates the life and work of Dad's Army star John Le Mesurier

Genre
Documentary
Broadcast
2012
Channel
BBC Two
Episodes
1
Features
Mark Eden, Michael Palin, David Malin, Ian Lavender, Bruce Copp, Joan Le Mesurier, Robin Le Mesurier, Anna Wing and others
Director
Lucy Kenwright
Producer
Lucy Kenwright

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..."

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 27th April 2012 on BBC Two at 9pm
Episode length
1 hour
Last repeat
Saturday 2nd April 2016 at 9:00pm