A tiny and impoverished Caribbean island is completely forgotten by its British colonial masters, until an abandoned oil well strikes mineral water. Suddenly the British, Americans, Cubans, French and an incompetent local rebel are struggling for control of the island. –IMDb
Dick Clement, OBE (born 5 September 1937) is an English writer best known for his writing partnership with Ian La Frenais. They are most famous for television series including The Likely Lads, Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?, Porridge, Lovejoy and Auf Wiedersehen, Pet.
Born in Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, England, Clement was educated at Bishop’s Stortford College, he then spent a year in the United States on an exchange visit and upon his return he completed his National Service with the Royal Air Force. He then joined the BBC as a studio manager and started writing scripts and comedy sketches.
Writing partnership with Ian La Frenais
Clement and La Frenais write comedies, or dramas with a comic tone. In addition to The Likely Lads, Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?, Porridge, Lovejoy and Auf Wiedersehen, Pet they have also written various other works for TV and a number of films, including The Commitments (with Roddy Doyle), Goal!, Flushed… read more