Conked Out - But Not Forgotten!

Presented by Ian Lavender, this is an affectionate profile of the irreplaceable John Le Mesurier.

Over 20 years after his death, the urbane impression John Le Mesurier left on the British entertainment scene remains indelible, but this documentary is the first radio tribute to his unique talent.

The programme naturally includes extracts from Dad's Army, for which Le Mesurier is perhaps best known in his role as Sergeant Wilson.

But, in contrast, it also discusses his BAFTA award-winning dramatic performance in Dennis Potter's Traitor, and his wistful vocal tones are heard in extracts from his 1976 album What's Going To Become Of Us All?

Interviewees include his widow Joan, Frank Williams, Jimmy Perry, Jonathan Cecil and Bill Pertwee with an archive contribution from John himself.

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Presented by Ian Lavender, this is an affectionate profile of the irreplaceable John Le Mesurier.

Over 20 years after his death, the urbane impression John Le Mesurier left on the British entertainment scene remains indelible, but this documentary is the first radio tribute to his unique talent.

The programme naturally includes extracts from Dad's Army, for which Le Mesurier is perhaps best known in his role as Sergeant Wilson.

But, in contrast, it also discusses his BAFTA award-winning dramatic performance in Dennis Potter's Traitor, and his wistful vocal tones are heard in extracts from his 1976 album What's Going To Become Of Us All?

Interviewees include his widow Joan, Frank Williams, Jimmy Perry, Jonathan Cecil and Bill Pertwee with an archive contribution from John himself.

20060702

Presented by Ian Lavender, Conked Out - But Not Forgotten! Is an affectionate profile of the irreplaceable John Le Mesurier.

Over 20 years after his death, the urbane impression John Le Mesurier left on the British entertainment scene remains indelible, but this documentary is the first radio tribute to his unique talent.

The programme naturally includes extracts from Dad's Army, for which Le Mesurier is perhaps best known in his role as Sergeant Wilson.

But, in contrast, it also discusses his BAFTA award-winning dramatic performance in Dennis Potter's Traitor, and his wistful vocal tones are heard in extracts from his 1976 album What's Going To Become Of Us All?

Interviewees include his widow Joan, Frank Williams, Jimmy Perry, Jonathan Cecil and Bill Pertwee, with an archive contribution from John himself.