Dad's Army creator Jimmy Perry 'dies aged 93'

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Jimmy Perry, who created popular TV comedy shows like Dad's Army and It Ain't Half Hot Mum, has died aged 93, the BBC has reported.

Perry, who worked closely with producer David Croft, was also responsible for Hi-de-Hi! and You Rang M'Lord?.

His writing drew on his life experiences as a young member of the Home Guard during the Second World War and as a Butlin's holiday camp Redcoat.