MONTMELO, SPAIN - MARCH 02: Sky F1 commentators Martin Brundle and David Croft are seen during day three of Formula One winter testing at the Circuit de Catalunya on March 2, 2013 in Montmelo, Spain.
From talking to people in the paddock and watching what is going on, I just have the feeling that a big-name signing, even though they have plenty of good up-and-coming drivers in the Red Bull development programme, is what they want
One leading member of an F1 team has sent an email to Paul Hembery saying that, once again, a lot of time in FP1 featured no cars on track, which is not good for the fans or the live TV audienceMore quotes »
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Jimmy Perry, who co-wrote the series with David Croft, was watching Coronation Street in 1979 when he spotted Shane playing a minor character called Frank Roper, a Post Office official. The scene lasted only two minutes, but Perry immediately realised th from The Telegraph Read more »
Hi-de-Hi! actor part of 'golden age'
17 May 2013 Last updated at 12:25 David Webb, top right, said Paul Shane had been "great fun" to work with Hi-de-Hi! actor Paul Shane, who has died aged 72, was part of a "golden age" of television, one of his fellow cast members has said. Shane died at from BBC News Read more »
Is it Crofty's Cup?
Croft: is he on course for the double? David Croft has emerged as the bookmakers' favourite to win the Fantasy Football Club Cup ahead of the semi-final draw. The F1 commentator has been installed as the 9/4 favourite by Sky Bet as the final four teams n from Sky Sports Read more »
Dad's Army creator on 'captain of comedy' Arthur Lowe: from the archive, 16 April 1982
It was a wonderful sunny day, as it always seemed to be when we were filming Dad's Army. David Croft and I were standing in a street in Thetford, getting ready for the first shot of the morning when Arthur Lowe said those immortal words: "I want to make from Guardian Unlimited Read more »
Crofty revved up for Olympic Stadium
"I'm quite excited about the move," said Croft, who reported at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games for BBC Radio 5 Live. "'Retractable seats' are the best two words I have heard about the bid other than the three words 'West Ham win'. David Croft has watched from West Ham United Read more »