- BBC Two
- Ann Croft, Jimmy Perry, Pamela Cundell, Jeffrey Holland, Paul Shane, Vicki Michelle, Arthur Bostrom, Andy Hamilton and more
- Alexandra Briscoe
- Alexandra Briscoe and Caroline Wright
David Croft, the comedy writer, director and producer whose hand was felt on shows as diverse as Dad's Army, Steptoe & Son, Up Pompeii!, It Ain't Half Hot Mum and Are You Being Served?, died in September at the age of 89.
This special programme pays tribute to one of the true greats of British comedy. His name may not have been as well-known as those of the stars he made in his series, but his words and creativity have brought laughter to billions across the globe for more than 7 decades.
- First broadcast
- Tuesday 27th December 2011 at 8pm on BBC Two
- Episode length
- 1 hour
- Most recent repeats
- Saturday 10th September 2016 at 8:50pm on BBC2
- Saturday 10th September 2016 at 8:45pm on BBC2 Scot
- Thursday 26th December 2013 at 5:15pm on BBC2