Never Too Old

Series 9 - Episode 6 Never Too Old



And so to the very last episode, first seen by 12.5 million people on Remembrance Sunday, 1977. It was the favourite episode of Pamela Cundell, who played the infamous Mrs Fox. And as director David Croft remembered, "We were very sad. There was hardly a dry eye in the house."

It turns out twinkly Jack Jones has proposed to Mrs Fox, and has a chronic case of the jitters as he awaits her reply. What follows is relaxed and heartfelt, with a breaking of the fourth wall that may leave you with a lump in your throat.


Lance Corporal Jones finally takes the plunge as he decides to make an honest woman of Mrs Fox. Last-ever episode of the wartime comedy, starring Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn, John Laurie and Ian Lavender. First shown in 1977.

Cast & Crew

Capt Mainwaring Arthur Lowe
Sgt Wilson John Le Mesurier
L Cpl Jones Clive Dunn
Pte Frazer John Laurie
Pte Godfrey Arnold Ridley
Pte Pike Ian Lavender
Pte Sponge Colin Bean
Chief Warden Hodges Bill Pertwee
Rev Timothy Farthing Frank Williams
The Verger Edward Sinclair
Mrs Pike Janet Davies
Mrs Fox Pamela Cundell
The Colonel Robert Raglan
Dolly Joan Cooper
Director David Lilley
Producer David Croft
Writer David Croft
Writer Jimmy Perry
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