He was Corporal Jones in the hugely funny BBC TV comedy series Dads Army. The show featured the home guard of England preparing for the invasion of the Germans. It is one of the most classic comedy series of all time, and all the characters became household names in the UK.
Clive Dunn played a very old Corporal who entertained audiences with lines like.
“They don’t like it up them!”
Clive Dunn OBE was born in 1920 and was best known to the British public as Lance- Corporal Jones in the BBC comedy “Dads Army”. Clive played a very old home guard volunteer during world war two; he managed to bring that old man profile to the pop charts, and had a huge hit with this novelty record. The song was written by Herbie Flowers the co- founder of Blue Mink.