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Jimmy Perry & David Croft Handwritten Signed Dad's Army Script


 

Jimmy Perry & David Croft Handwritten Signed Dad's Army Script

Sold: £1,950.00

  • Handwritten script from ever-popular TV show Dad's Army
  • Signed by co-writers Jimmy Perry and David Croft
  • Features the catchphrase "they don't like it up 'em".
Dad's Army is one of the most beloved British sitcoms. Originally broadcast between 1968 and 1977, it regularly attracted audiences of mre than 18m viewers and is still repeated frequently worldwide.

Written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft, it was voted 4th in the list of Britain's Best Sitcom, and was voted the 13th best British TV show by industry professionals at the British Film Institute - a truly iconic comedy.


This sheet, which measures 7" x 9", features handwritten lines from the original script of the first episode of Dad's Army written by Jimmy Perry.

David Croft has added his signature at the top of the page, and a handwritten introduction that reads:

"Permission to speak Sir... Mr Jimmy Perry will write this bit of script."

Below this are several lines of script from the very first episode of Dad's Army, written by Perry in blue ink.

The lines of script feature dialogue between Lance-Corporal Jones and Captain Mainwaring and include one of Dad's Army's most famous catchphrases "they don't like it up 'em" spoken by Lance-Corporal Jones.

Perry has added a note at the bottom of the page which reads:

"Dear Mr Waits,

Thank you for your letter, I hope you like this little bit of the original script from the first episode.

Best Wishes

Jimmy Perry"

The item originates from the famous Waits Collection - one of the largest autograph collections of recent times.

The sheet is mounted to an album page alongside 2 newspaper clippings and a small picture of Perry. There is some tearing to the left side of the abum page which measures 9.5" 14.5".

The script and autographs are in excellent condition.

A very rare opportunity to own a piece of handwritten script from the creators of one of the most popular sitcoms in British history.

This item qualifies for our layaway plan

Sold: £1,950.00

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Product Code: PT282

 
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