He was played by Clive Dunn in the BBC television sitcom Dad's Army and by Tom Courtenay in the upcoming 2015 movie Dad's Army. His catchphrases are "Don't panic!", "Permission to speak, sir?" and "They don't like it up 'em!", and sometimes "You saved my life!" (usually to Captain Mainwaring).
- Richards, Jeffrey. Films and British National Identity: From Dickens to Dad's Army. Manchester University Press. p. 361. ISBN 0-7190-4743-9.