The crew attempt to preserve their cushy life of jolly japes by first requesting accommodation for a fictitious , but when the determined Povey sees through that ruse they warn of an outbreak of on Boonzey — but again Povey unmasks their scheming. The series used and characterised voices to supplement the humour, as well as a good deal of innuendo. Gaston Higgins, a Frenchman, owns the local bar and when he gets drunk he talks of revolution and kicking the British off the island. The film was produced at Walton-on-Thames. Over the course of the programme Lt Murray marries Admiral Ffont-Bittocks daughter Rita.
Sensing the danger of re-assignment to less idyllic Navy bases, the crew of minesweeper Compton decides to prove that their work in the area is vital, thus leading to their. Therefore, the crew spends its time in various ways in order to kill boredom. Participants included June Whitfield, Leslie Phillips, George Evans, Heather Chasen and Tenniel Evans. His second in command, Lieutenant Pouter, spends his time womanizing. It was produced by Alastair Scott Johnston.
However, their idyllic paradise is about to be shattered when the Navy higher-ups decide to send Captain Povey to assess the usefulness of the base and to decide whether to close it down. The programme was transmitted on the and subsequently. A normal episode consisted of Sub Lt Phillips, scheming Chief Petty Officer Pertwee, and bemused Lt. The show was condensed from 30 to 27 minutes by Transcription services, then the discs were exported around the world except for South Africa. . According to Jon Pertwee's co-written memoir, published shortly after his death in 1996, the film was also supposed to star Pertwee and Dennis Price. He leaves and life goes back to normal on the island.
The 20 minute performance was not broadcast, but a recording survives. The Navy Lark Movie — 1959 This 1959 big screen version of the hugely popular radio series of the same name came about when Herbert Wilcox bought the rights during the broadcast of the first radio series. In a film version was made, written by Laurie Wyman and and directed by Gordon Parry. She brings together some of the original team behind The Navy Lark. It stars Cecil Parker Ronald Shiner and Leslie Phillips Gordon. Dennis Price returned for a guest appearance in the fourth series episode A Hole Lieutenant. This list which may have dates, numbers, etc.
It stars , , Elvi Hale, Leslie Phillips and Nicholas Phipps. Now more than ever he is determined to shut them all down. The captain spends his time fishing, the Number One is busy romancing the only Wren on the island and The Chief Boatswain runs a wine smuggling business. The Pumamouse site once offered a chance to hear these shows but the site has undergone changes due to costs which now means the largest collection of these shows exist only at The Navy Lark Appreciation Society archive. On the way back to Portsmouth, their boat hits another real sea mine and Povey, Binns and the others are left to swim back to base. Warren as Brown Wanda Ventham as Mabel Richard Coleman as Lieutenant Bates Llewellyn Rees as Admiral Troutbridge Clive Morton as Rear Admiral Gordon Harris as Group Captain Van Boolen as Fred Gordon Whiting as Commander Tom Gill as Naval Commander Walter Hudd as Naval Captain Runtime: 82 Minutes.
Pertwee and the Lead Half Crowns 192. Other 'guest stars' included , and June Whitfield. Pertwee's Long Service Medal 185. Released, it explodes nearby and this convinces Povey that the incompetents there are not up to the job and he decides on using a competent crew to do the job. As a last throw of the dice the crew invent a revolution and persuade the locals to pose as guerrillas. Released on The Navy Lark: The Collection: Series 7.
Chief Petty Officer Banyard and Leading Seaman Johnson spend their time smuggling booze, in collusion with the local French fishermen. Find sources: — · · · · March 2008 The Navy Lark Genre Running time 30 minutes Country of origin Home station Starring Original release 1959 — 1977 No. When the Jews of the city find themselves forced into a ghetto, Szpilman finds work playing in a café; and when his family is deported in 1942, he stays behind, works for a while as a laborer, and eventually goes into hiding in the ruins of the war-torn city. Episodes of The Navy Lark series are still replayed in rotation on , and made available for delayed listening through their service. It featured Cecil Parker, Ronald Shiner and Leslie Phillips, Gordon Jackson and Hattie Jacques. Sp-03 Xmas 1965 Hitting the Ice Floe. They decide to use him and say they are under siege from revolutionaries.
London: Doctor Who Books, Virgin Publishing Ltd. Povey goes to the island and a fake attack on Gaston and his men is launched but Povey finds out it was all a hoax. More Information In an endeavour to remain stationed on the Isle of Boozney, the team organize a revolutionary uprising. The captain spends his time fishing, the Number One is busy romancing the only Wren on the island and The Chief Boatswain runs a wine smuggling business. The task is easy since there are no mines in the local waters. Sp-01 5 Nov 1960 Wrens' Reunion at the Royal Festival Hall.