Vale: Jeremy Lloyd

2014-12-25_2310Jeremy Lloyd, co-creator of UK comedies ‘Allo ‘Allo! and Are You Being Served?, has died aged 84.

He died in hospital after being admitted for pneumonia, his agent said.

Lloyd worked with writer David Croft on Are You Being Served? which ran from 1972-85 followed by two spin-offs, Grace and Favour and Come Back Mrs Noah.

They also penned ‘Allo ‘Allo! which ran from 1982-92.

Earlier in his career he appeared in The Rag Trade, The Avengers and Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In and was once married to Joanna Lumley.

Actress Vicki Michelle, who starred in ‘Allo ‘Allo! as French waitress Yvette Carte-Blanche, said via Twitter that Lloyd was “such a wonderful talent, mentor and friend. A complete joy to work with.”

Source: BBC

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