Gordon Peters, 95, actor, who appeared in Dad's Army, Are You Being Served? Keeping Up Appearances, &c

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Michael Rhodes

Jun 24, 2022, 8:35:12 PMJun 24
Gordon Peters, the actor, died 16 June 2022, aged 95,

Peters starred in a BBC TV comedy series in 1973 called The Gordon Peters Show, which was a situation comedy in which he played a character with his own name. The series was cancelled after one season.


As a child, Peters sang in the choir of Durham Cathedral. He later enrolled at Durham Commercial College to learn bookkeeping. He worked as a junior clerk before volunteering for the Royal Navy.

Peters had many roles in other television shows over the years, including Oh Brother!, two episodes of Hi-de-Hi!, four episodes of Dad's Army, two episodes of Are You Being Served?, one episode of Grace & Favour (also called Are You Being Served? Again! in the United States). He played Victor and Margaret Meldrew's family friend Ronnie in three episodes of the long-running BBC sitcom One Foot in the Grave during the 1990s, five episodes of Never the Twain. Moreover, he featured in one episode of Little Britain, as a booking clerk in an episode of the BBC sitcom Keeping Up Appearances and in one episode of HBO's Tales from the Crypt. He voiced some of the Mr. Men in the 1995–1997 series of Mr. Men and Little Miss.

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