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The Big Picture: Dad’s Army film shoot Photo: Alex Bailey

The first official photos from the new Dad’s Army film have been released. They show (left-right) Private Pike, played by Blake Harrison; Private Walker, played by Daniel Mays; Corporal Jones, played by Tom Courtenay; Captain Mainwaring, played by Toby Jones; Private Frazer, played by Bill Paterson; Sergeant Wilson, played by Bill Nighy; Private Godfrey, played by Michael Gambon; and Rose Winters, played by Catherine Zeta-Jones. Photos: Universal Pictures.

Alex Bailey

Dad's Army: First Official Photos

Universal Pictures has released the first official photo of the Dad’s Army cast!

It is 1944 and World War II is reaching its climax. The Allies are poised to invade France and finally defeat the German army. 154 more words

Daniel Mays

Dads Army - remake

Ok so once again we have a well loved classic about to be shot to pieces by the modern film industry. Even with A1 cast members such as Bill Nighy and Michael Gambon on board, the film is doomed (sorry) with a shallow and completely transparent plot. 51 more words

What the....?

  I was appalled to open the much beloved English newspaper, The Telegraph, to learn that a “Dad’s Army” remake is in the works. Dad’s Army is my favourite Brit-com, if not favourite comedy of all time. 209 more words

New ‘Dad's Army’ cast ill-prepared for Ebola storyline

Scriptwriter Hamish McColl has been told that he needs to ‘reboot’ his big-screen remake of the 70’s sitcom, in a way that reflects the perils of modern warfare. 282 more words

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Auntie Doris’s All Things Must Pass #10: World War Two

Yes it was horrible. Yes loads of people died. Yes, we thought that it would be us next, what with Hitler sending them doodlebugs over every night and only Arthur Lowe and Clive Dunn standing between us and Ruddy Hitler,. 516 more words

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