Actor Arthur Bostrom ask if I’d like to be the book illustrator of his new French phrasebook ‘Good Moaning France’. He’s written the book in character as Officer Crabtree, the role he made famous in sitcom ‘Allo ‘Allo! Of course I said yes.
Arthur has a list of acting credits a mile long, but is probably best remembered as Crabtree from ‘Allo ‘Allo. The character’s poor grasp of the French language was the source of many gags, as well as his introductory catchphrase ‘Good Moaning’ which also the title of the book, recapturing the style and humour of Crabtree’s verbal mangling.… Continue Reading