country of citizenship: United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
language of expression: English
David Freeman (22 August 1922 – 28 March 2005) was a British film and television writer, working chiefly in comedy.
He was one of the first generation of writers who established television, taking over from radio, as the most popular medium for comedy. A prolific practitioner, he was a master of the pun and double entendre.During the small screen's Golden Age, he wrote scripts for comedians including Benny Hill, Tony Hancock, Ted Ray, Terry Scott, Spike Milligan, Eric Sykes, Peter Sellers, Charlie Drake, Arthur Askey, Sid James, Leslie Crowther, Roy Hudd, Jimmy Edwards, Tommy Cooper, Harry Worth and Frankie Howerd.
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