Lance Percival

Biography

Lance Percival (born July 26, 1933) is a British actor, comedian and noted after dinner speaker born in Sevenoaks, Kent. Lance Percival first became well known for performing topical calypsos on television satire shows such as That Was The Week That Was. He appeared in the Carry On film Carry On Cruising (1962). He provided the voice of central character "Old Fred" in The Beatles's animated film Yellow Submarine, and both Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr in the 1965 cartoon series based on The Beatles. He is also the author of books of verse, "Well-Versed Cats" and "Well-Versed Dogs" which are both illustrated by Lalla Ward. He also had one UK chart hit, reaching #37 in October 1965 with a reggae style song titled "Shame And Scandal In The Family".

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Our Miss Fred

Smallpiece

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The Big Job

Timothy 'Dipper' Day

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The Weekend Murders

Supt. Grey

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What a Whopper

Policeman at Roundabout

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Twice Round the Daffodils

George Logg

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Confessions From a Holiday Camp

Lionel

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Up Pompeii

Bilius

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Roommates

Harry

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Up the Front

Von Gutz

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In the Doghouse

Policeman (uncredited)

Starring In
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Jekyll & Hyde

Beresford Mount, Prince's Private Secretary

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The Water Babies

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Confessions From a Holiday Camp

Lionel

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The Chastity Belt

Our Man In The Holy Land / Reporter

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Up the Front

Von Gutz

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Our Miss Fred

Smallpiece

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Up Pompeii

Bilius

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There's A Girl In My Soup

Willie the Bridegroom (uncredited)

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Too Late The Hero

Cpl. McLean

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Darling Lili

T.C. Carstairs

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The Weekend Murders

Supt. Grey

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Yellow Submarine

Young/Old Fred (voice)

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You Must Be Joking!

Young Man (uncredited)

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The Big Job

Timothy 'Dipper' Day

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The Yellow Rolls-Royce

Assistant Car Salesman

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The V.I.P.s

B.O.A.C. Officer

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Carry On Cruising

Wilfred Haines, Ship's Cook

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Twice Round the Daffodils

George Logg

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In the Doghouse

Policeman (uncredited)

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Roommates

Harry

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Das Geheimnis der gelben Narzissen

Französischer Gendarme / French gendarme (uncredited)

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What a Whopper

Policeman at Roundabout

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On the Fiddle

MacTaggart (uncredited)

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