Bill Pertwee playing Warden Hodges in an episode of Dad's Army
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Dad's Army star Bill Pertwee dies aged 86

Actor Bill Pertwee, who played Warden Hodges in Dad's Army, has died at the age of 86.

Agent Meg Poole said he died peacefully on Monday with his family around him. He is survived by his son Jonathan.

His Dad's Army character was a greengrocer who became chief air raid warden when World War II broke out.

  • 27 May 2013