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In 1967 actor Jimmy Perry shows his friend David Croft the script of a sitcom he has written based on his time in the Home Guard, entitled 'Fighting Tigers'. Head of BBC TV comedy Michael ... See full summary »
Some of the audience scenes were filmed in the Belvoir Players Studio Theatre, Belfast.
It's doomed. Doomed, I'll tell ye.
Vehicle anachronisms: the period is 1967-68 but the cast travel to the set in a Plaxton Supreme-bodied Bristol LHS6L coach, which was introduced in 1975; Jimmy Perry drives a VW Beetle with an H suffix numberplate (August 1969 to July 1970); David Croft has a Lotus Elan in his driveway with a G suffix numberplate (August 1968 to July 1969) yet the scene takes place in 1967. Also, the Beetle model shown was not produced until 1969 and is shown as 'aged and well used' in the program, which would be impossible.
Opening titles, with wording contained in broad arrows, in the style of the title sequence for Dad's Army (1968): "Some scenes in this film are imagined. BUT DON'T PANIC! Most of this really happened."
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