Dads Army

The Double Burden Of Making 'Dad's Army'

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Entertainment

Daniel Mays reveals that he was terrified for two reasons when he was offered the part of Private Walker in the film 'Dad's Army'. "I knew I had big b...

Don't Tell Him Pike

Mark Perryman | Posted 04.02.2017 | UK Comedy
Mark Perryman

Quite remarkably almost 50 years on never-ending repeats from the nine original series are still being broadcast as primetime Saturday night TV. And perhaps most amazing of all Dad's Army has been remade into a new feature film, not reinvented for a 2016 audience but recreated to be as close as possible to the original version.

'Don't Panic!'... But Fans Not Happy With 'Dad's Army' Film Trailer

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 14.08.2015 | UK Entertainment

We got our first glimpse of the new 'Dad's Army' film earlier this week - but, despite a stellar cast, it seems not everyone is happy with the idea of...

Catherine Zeta Jones Smoulders In First 'Dad's Army' Trailer

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 13.08.2015 | UK Entertainment

The first trailer for 'Dad's Army' has arrived, and first glance suggests it's very much a chip off the old, much-loved block. Bill Nighy, Toby Jo...

Town Transformed Into Dad's Army Set

The Huffington Post UK | Press Association | Posted 15.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

Hundreds of people have turned out to catch a glimpse of the stars from the new Dad's Army movie as a big, set-piece scene was filmed in a seaside tow...

First Look! 'Dad's Army' Cast Spotted On Set

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

Just weeks after the movie was announced, the cast of the‘Dad’s Army’ film have been spotted filming scenes. MORE: Here's Everything We Kno...

Catherine Zeta Jones To Star In 'Dad's Army' Film. Yes, Really.

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

The cast of the big screen adaptation of the classic BBC sitcom 'Dad's Army' has been announced and is set to star some big names, including Catherine...

This Re-Make Is Doomed - And Not Even Bill Nighy Can Save It

James Ruddick | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
James Ruddick

This year's big news from the British film industry is now out. One of Britain's most popular TV comedies, Dad's Army, is to be revived on the big screen, in a home-grown production starring major box-office stars Bill Nighy and Toby Jones.

Dad's Army: Here Today, Here Tomorrow

James Ruddick | Posted 27.07.2013 | UK Comedy
James Ruddick

Bill Pertwee, who died recently, always cited Dad's Army as his best work. He knew it would endure, he said. And how it has. Always voted in the t...

Dad's Army Actor Dies

Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Bill Pertwee, who played Warden Hodges in Dad’s Army, has died, his agent has said. Agent Meg Poole, of Richard Stone Partnership, said: "He was ...

New 'Dad's Army' Captain To Be Female

PA | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

A film version of 'Dad's Army' is apparently in the works - with Captain Mainwaring to be played by a woman. The Independent reported that the show...

'Dad's Army' Star Pays Tribute To Clive Dunn

WENN | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

British actor Ian Lavender has paid tribute to his 'Dad's Army' co-star Clive Dunn following his death on Wednesday, revealing his friend mentored him...

Actor Philip Madoc Dies

PA | Posted 05.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

Welsh actor Philip Madoc has died aged 77, his agent said. Madoc, who played the title role in BBC drama The Life And Times Of David Lloyd George, ...

We're (All) Doomed!

Trevor Neal | Posted 18.01.2012 | UK Comedy
Trevor Neal

It's the classic catchphrase uttered by "Private Frazer in Dad's Army. We've all repeated it, (admittedly with varying degrees of accent authenticity), and many of us can still hear the original echoing inside our heads, thanks to the genius of actor John Laurie and the continuous BBC repeats.

What Spot Does X Actually Mark?

Andrew Telling | Posted 03.12.2011 | UK Entertainment
Andrew Telling

In the wake of last week's X Factor, I found myself deliberating on the genre in to which this televisual behemoth should be placed.