British Comedy Writers Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais have written some of the most popular comedies on British Television including Porridge, The Likely Lads, Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? and Auf Wiedersehen, Pet. Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais are British comedy writers whose trademark naturalistic dialogue allied to finely constructed plots and memorable but believable characters have resulted in a number of series which have proved immensely popular with the public and critics alike.
Apr 05, · Dick Clement, 79, and Ian La Frenais, 81, have generated big, lasting laughs with comedy classics The Likely Lads and its sequel, Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?, then Porridge (there’s a. May 31, · Clement, 77, and La Frenais, 79, whose television hits also include Auf Wiedersehen, Pet, made a move to Los Angeles 40 years ago, where they forged a new career writing movie screenplays. But they.
Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais are best known as the writing team behind two of Britain's most loved sitcoms, The Likely Lads and Porridge but they also have a whole string of other TV and movie writing credits. This joint memoir is a galaxy of star anecdotes - Brando, Best, Burton and that's just a few of the Bs - while these are entertaining /5().