Frank Thornton

Frank Thornton (born 15 January 1921) is an English actor who is best known for playing Captain Peacock in Are You Being Served? and its sequel Grace & Favour and as Truly in Last of the Summer Wine. ... more on Wikipedia

Frank Thornton Filmography

movie 2012 Run for Your Wife as Man getting off bus
tv movie 2010 The Story of 'Are You Being Served?' as Himself
tv movie 2010 The Unforgettable Mollie Sugden as Himself
tv movie 2009 Mollie Sugden: A Tribute as Himself
tv movie 2008 50 Greatest Comedy Catchphrases as Himself
tv movie 2008 The Greatest Christmas Comedy Moments as Himself
tv movie 2007 A Tribute to John Inman as Captain Stephen Peacock
movie 2007 Back in Business as Gardener
tv movie 2005 The Funny Blokes of British Comedy as Himself
video movie 2004 Sykes in the Studio
tv movie 2004 The Funny Ladies of British Comedy as Himself
tv series 2004 Britain's Best Sitcom as Himself
tv movie 2003 30 Years of 'Last of the Summer Wine' as Himself
movie 2001 Gosford Park as Mr. Burkett
movie 2001 Out of the Black as Philip Hart
tv movie 2001 Wendy Richard: A Life on the Box as Himself
tv movie 1998 What's a Carry On? as Himself, at Re-Union
tv movie 1997 An Audience with Bruce Forsyth as Himself
tv movie 1997 Dick Emery: A Life on the Box as Himself
tv series 1996 All Rise for Julian Clary as Judge Geoffrey Parker-Knoll
tv movie 1995 The Old Curiosity Shop as Mr. Witherden
tv movie 1992 The Best of 'Are You Being Served?' as Captain Stephen Peacock
movie 1989 The BFG as Mr Tibbs
tv series 1987 The Ronnie Corbett Show as Various Roles
tv movie 1980 The Taming of the Shrew as Gremio
movie 1977 Are You Being Served? as Captain Peacock
movie 1976 Spanish Fly as Dr. Johnson
movie 1976 The Bawdy Adventures of Tom Jones as Whitlow
movie 1975 Keep It Up, Jack as Clarke
movie 1975 Side by Side as Inspector Crumb
tv movie 1975 The Boundary
tv movie 1974 Holiday with Strings as Travel Agent
movie 1974 Vampira as Mr. King
movie 1973 Digby, the Biggest Dog in the World as Estate Agent
movie 1973 No Sex Please: We're British as Glass Shop Manager
movie 1973 Steptoe and Son Ride Again as Mr. Russell
movie 1973 The Three Musketeers as Man in Small Carriage
tv movie 1973 The Village Concert
tv series 1973 The Gordon Peters Show as Regular
movie 1972 Bless This House as Mr Jones
movie 1972 Our Miss Fred as British Colonel
movie 1972 That's Your Funeral as Town Clerk
movie 1971 Up the Chastity Belt as Master of Ceremonies
tv series 1971 Some Matters of Little Consequence
tv movie 1970 A Cuckoo in the Nest as Claude Hickett MP
movie 1970 All the Way Up as Mr. Driver
tv movie 1970 She Follows Me About as Meevor
movie 1970 Some Will, Some Won't as Hotel Manager
tv movie 1970 The Other Reg Varney as Various Characters
movie 1970 The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes as Porter
movie 1970 The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer as Tom Stoddart
movie 1969 Crooks and Coronets as Cyril
movie 1969 The Assassination Bureau as Elevator victim
movie 1969 The Bed Sitting Room as The BBC
movie 1969 The Magic Christian as Police Inspector
movie 1969 Till Death Us Do Part as Valuation Officer
movie 1968 30 Is a Dangerous Age, Cynthia as Registrar
movie 1968 A Flea in Her Ear as Charles the Butler
tv movie 1968 If There Weren't Any Blacks You'd Have to Invent Them as The Undertaker
movie 1968 The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom as Factory manager
movie 1967 Danny the Dragon as Sergeant Bull
movie 1967 Ride of the Valkyrie
movie 1966 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum as Roman Sentry
movie 1966 Carry on Screaming! as Mr. Jones
tv movie 1966 Lucy in London
movie 1965 Gonks Go Beat as Mr. A&R
movie 1965 The Big Job as Bank Official
movie 1965 The Early Bird as Drunken Doctor
movie 1965 The Murder Game as Radio Announcer
movie 1964 The Comedy Man as Producer
movie 1964 The Tomb of Ligeia as Peperel
movie 1963 Doomsday at Eleven as BBC announcer
movie 1963 The Wild Affair as Manager
movie 1962 It's Trad, Dad! as TV director
movie 1962 Tarnished Heroes as Trench Officer
movie 1962 The Dock Brief as Photographer at Fowle Wedding
movie 1961 The Impersonator as Police Sergeant
movie 1961 Victim as George - Henry's Assistant
movie 1960 The Tell-Tale Heart as Barman
movie 1958 Battle of the V-1 as British Scientist
tv movie 1956 Call Back Yesterday as Pianist
movie 1956 Cloak Without Dagger as Mr. Markley
movie 1956 Johnny You're Wanted
movie 1955 Portrait of Alison as Police Photographer
movie 1955 Stock Car as Doctor
movie 1954 Radio Cab Murder as Inspector Finch
movie 1954 The Silent Witness as George

Frank Thornton on Youtube


Trevor Bannister talks about his thoughts of what comes first, the situation or the characters. Also, discusses the beginning of Are You Being Served and how...





A look back at the life of Frank Thornton. The actor Frank Thornton who played Captain Peacock in Are You Being Served, has died at the age of 92. After work...


An episode from the comedian Jimmy Cricket's television series from the 1980's which was broadcast on ITV.