Clive Dunn OBE


Born:
9th of January 1920, as Robert Bertram Dunn, at Brixton Road, London

Died: 6th of November 2012, in the Algarve, Portugal aged 92

Parents: Son of Robert Dunn (Bobby Dunn, comedian/baritone) and Connie Clive (comedienne); Grandson of Frank Lynne (Music Hall comedian, Connie’s father) and cousin of Gretchen Franklin (actress)

Married: Clive has had two wives:
- Patricia Kenyon (model): (Marriage dissolved);
- Priscilla Morgan (actress, known as Cilla): 1959 - present day

Children: Daughters, Polly (Restaurateur) and Jessica (Artist)
Grandchild: Jessica’s daughter Alice, born 1996

Books by Clive Dunn:
Permission To Speak (Century Hutchison, 1986, autobiography)
Permission To Laugh (1996, jokes and funny stories)

Acknowledgements:Acknowledgments: Top Of The Pops No 1 Hit Record (with Grandad, 9 January 1971, for 3 weeks): This Is Your Life tribute in 1971
O.B.E. appointed 1974


 
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Clive Dunn's Radio Career

Radio Show    Role Notes Date

The following are some of the radio broadcasts that Clive Dunn has made. If you know of any others please email me by clicking here

The Light Optimists
Round The Bend
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Judgement Day For Elijah Jones
Comedy Parade 
The Men From The Ministry  
The Men From The Ministry
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Does The Team Think
The Men From The Ministry

You’re Only Old Once
You’re Only Old Once  
You’re Only Old Once  
You’re Only Old Once  
You’re Only Old Once  
You’re Only Old Once  
You’re Only Old Once  
You’re Only Old Once    
You’re Only Old Once 
The Men From The Ministry 
The Men From The Ministry 
You’re Only Old Once  
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The Men From The Ministry
Does The Team Think
The Men From The Ministry
Dad’s Army  (Series One)
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Dad's Army
Dad’s Army  (Series Two)
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Dad’s Army  (Series Three)
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Definitely Dunn
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New Artist
various
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Elijah Jones,
Wilkie  
unknown
Admiral Hardover & Able
__ Seaman Horatio Salt
himself 
Henry, and salesman
Ben Bailey
Ben Bailey
Ben Bailey
Ben Bailey
Ben Bailey
Ben Bailey
Ben Bailey
Ben Bailey
Ben Bailey
Horatio Crumble
Matthew Tweedie
Ben Bailey
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Bertie Foot
Himself 
Private Percy Hardstaff
L/Cpl Jack Jones 

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L/Cpl Jack Jones 
L/Cpl Jack Jones 
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L/Cpl Jack Jones 
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himself
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concert party/end of pier variety type show
comedy, in series three only, 13 episodes
__ with Michael Bentine
later adapted to TV
episode ‘Wilkie’  
episode ‘Rebel In Regent’s Park’
episode ‘All At Sea’
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episode 11 of series 11, panel game
episode 'The Post Office Pantomime'
episode ‘The Pride of the Regiment’
episode ‘Home From Home’ 
episode ’The Old Flame’ 
episode ‘Too Many Cooks
episode ‘Matron’s Choice’ 
episode ‘Go To War On An Egg’ 
episode ‘A Visitor For Toddy’
episode ‘Man of Letters’ 
episode ‘Doctor’s Orders’  
episode ‘Waterway To Go’
episode ‘Muddlers-In-Law’
starring role, 10 unknown episodes in second
series_
episode ‘The Bigger The Better’
episode 3 of series 17  
episode ‘A Private Affair’
Spin-off series from television
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Christmas Special 'Present Arms'

Spin-off series from television
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Spin-off series from television
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Six part autobiographical series
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BBC
BBC

BBC   
BBC Light 
BBC
BBC
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BBC
BBC_
BBC Radio 2
BBC Radio 2 
BBC Radio 2 
BBC Radio 2 
BBC Radio 2 
BBC Radio 2 
BBC Radio 2
BBC Radio 2 
BBC Radio 2 
BBC Radio 2 
BBC Radio 2 
BBC Radio
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BBC Radio
BBC Radio 
BBC Radio   
BBC Radio 4
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BBC Radio 4
BBC Radio 4
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BBC Radio 4
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BBC Radio 2
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1953
20 May 1960 
- 12 Aug 1960
196?
24 Sep 1964
11 Dec 1966
25 Dec 1964
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1 Jan 1967
12 Mar 1967
11 Feb 1968
18 Feb 1968
25 Feb 1968
3 Mar 1968
10 Mar 1968
17 Mar 1968
24 Mar 1968
31 Mar 1968
7 Apr 1968
24 Mar 1968
5 May 1968
1 June 1969
- 3 Aug 69
4 Aug 1970
19 Oct 1971
3 April 1973
28 Jan 1974
- 10 June 1974
25 Dec 1974
11 Feb 1975
- 24 June 1975
16 Mar 1976
- 7 Sep 1976
6 July 1988
- 10 Aug 1988

                                 
                                                                                                             

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