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Will the real Captain Mainwaring please stand up

I have always loved a good comedy, Dad’s Army and ‘Allo ‘Allo included. No one, for even one moment, thought that the French Resistance was in anyway like the ‘adventures’ of Rene, yet many people seem to think that the bumblings of Captain Mainwaring and his men somehow epitomised the Home Guard during the Second World War. 1,719 more words


From sparrow hawks to hot chocolate...

HWIOO is feeling grotty – so much so in fact that he took himself downstairs very early this morning and was treated to the sight of our resident killer raptor trying to turn a small blue tit having its breakfast into breakfast. 313 more words

Bird Table Birdwatching

Definitely not a "Dads' Army"

Topic April/May 2016. In the previous Topic page we looked at the Frontiersmen leading up to WW1. We must now look more closely at what they did up to and including the early years of WW2. 2,722 more words

Legion Of Frontiersmen

Dad's Army

Cast: Toby Jones, Bill Nighy, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Tom Courtney, Michael Gambon, Blake Harrison, Daniel Mays, Bill Paterson

Director: Oliver Parker

Writer: Hamish McColl

The transition from television to film is difficult to pull off, especially for a sitcom. 824 more words


Dad’s Army – The Film

I know that the critics are somewhat divided on this, but I speak as a Dad’s Army enthusiast – I’ve probably seen every episode of the TV series at least twice for a start. 96 more words

Bits And Bobs

Damian Jones Inks First Look Deal With Fox Searchlight

EXCLUSIVE: Prolific Brit producer Damian Jones has inked a two-year, first-look deal with Fox Searchlight for his DJ Films LTD banner. The deal cements the already close relationship between Jones and Fox Searchlight. 284 more words