“The audience was falling about laughing, he was a superb artist and I thought, ‘Oh lovely’, you know, a lovely, lively audience, marvellous and we got cracking and it was dead silence.
“When I wasn’t in a scene, and sort of peeping behind, nobody was laughing and it was such a disappointment and we thought we’d flopped.
“Everyone was very subdued going up to the bar afterwards. Underwhelming I think, we felt underwhelmed.”
We Love Dad’s Army is available to watch on My5.