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    Added on: 8/4/2021 14:16
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    It Ain't Half Hot Mum - Complete Collection

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    All the episodes from series one to eight of Jimmy Perry and David Croft's It Ain't Half Hot Mum, first broadcast in 1974.
    Certificate: 12
    Running Time: 1601 mins
    Retail Price: £59.99
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    Content Type: TV Series

    This period sitcom, created by David Croft and Jimmy Perry, seemed a natural follow-up to their smash hit Dad's Army. Another ensemble piece, it drew on both writers' wartime experience in India and set the action in Deolali: a British army camp 100 miles north-east of Bombay where everyone's gone "a bit doolally".

    The concert party is a rag-tag collection of soldiers who'd rather sing, dance and drag up to entertain the military troops than be sent forward to the front line. Characters include effeminate drag artist Gunner 'Gloria' Beaumont (Melvyn Hayes); the diminutive Gunner 'Lofty' Willie Sugden (Don Estelle) who possesses a hauntingly beautiful singing voice and ineffectual Colonel Reynolds (Donald Hewlett). However, the show's stand-out personality is the bombastic, eye-rolling Battery Sergeant Major Williams (Windsor Davies).

    Special Features:
    Season 1 Episode 4: A Star Is Born
    Season 1 Episode 6: It's a Wise Child

    Lost episodes recovered from Australian Commercial TV broadcasts.

    "Whispering Grass" Don Estelle and Windsor Davies Top of the Pops performance.

    Video Tracks:
    4:3 regular

    Audio Tracks:
    DD 2.0 mono English

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    David Croft
    John Kilby
    Phil Bishop
    Graeme Muir
    Bob Spiers
    Ray Butt

    Written By:

    Windsor Davies
    Melvyn Hayes
    Donald Hewlett
    Don Estelle
    Michael Knowles
    Christopher Mitchell
    John Clegg
    Stuart McGugan
    Dino Shafeek
    Mike Kinsey
    Kenneth MacDonald
    Barbar Bhatti
    Michael Bates
    George Layton
    Andy Ho
    Renu Setna
    Ashwin Patel
    Mohammad Shamsi
    Ishaq Bux

    Bob Rymer
    Clive Smith
    Christopher Woolley

    Costume Designer:
    Susan Wheal
    Mary Husband

    Production Designer:
    Bryan Ellis
    Barbara Gosnold

    David Croft
    Graeme Muir


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