Dads Army

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.