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  1. Regiment's records reveal intriguing storiesRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    ... who joined the HAC, including actor John Laurie, best known for his role as Private James Frazer in the TV sitcom Dad's Army. The records also reveal a mascot tortoise was tied to a battery gun for safe keeping during the Battle of Gaza in April ...

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  2. Jack Whitehall and his dad on Father's Day, wrestling and crying at Deal or No DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2014 | Radio Times

    ... unable to record any programmes I wanted to watch. J My father introduced me to Laurel and Hardy, Tony Hancock, Dad's Army. I tried and failed to get my dad hooked on The League of Gentlemen. M Dad's Army was the very best and I was lucky enough to ...

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  3. Ephraim Hardcastle: 'Ed Miliband? He sounds so much better when he...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... he was embarrassed to discover the vice-president of his campaign team in Wales was Nick Griffin's dad Edgar. Dad's Army creator Jimmy Perry, a consultant on a new film version of the iconic television series, wishes his fellow Garrick Club member ...

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  4. Film archive shows plucky wartime BritsRead the original story

    May 29, 2014 | Financial Times

    ... appropriately, by John Laurie, who became an everlasting symbol of wartime defiance as Private Frazer in Dad's Army . Generally, the sun shines a surprising amount. There is no grumbling. Crime? One film ( Routine Job , 1946) depicts Scotland Yard's ...

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  5. Film archive shows plucky wartime BritsRead the original story

    May 29, 2014 | Financial Times

    ... appropriately, by John Laurie, who became an everlasting symbol of wartime defiance as Private Frazer in Dad's Army . Generally, the sun shines a surprising amount. There is no grumbling. Crime? One film ( Routine Job , 1946) depicts Scotland Yard's ...

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  6. Edinburgh Fringe 2014 lineup details revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2014 | Scotsman.com

    STARS of Neighbours, The Thick Of It, Dad's Army, Hi-De-Hi, Doctor Who and the Sex Pistols have joined the line-up for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, The Scotsman can reveal.

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  7. Dad's Army vicar to star in live chat show tour coming to SheringhamRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2014 | Evening News

    One of the only remaining cast members of the classic series Dad's Army, is to reveal some behind the scenes secrets in a national chat show tour - coming to Sheringham Little Theatre on in June.

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  8. Ephraim Hardcastle: 'Ed Miliband? He sounds so much better when he...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... he was embarrassed to discover the vice-president of his campaign team in Wales was Nick Griffin's dad Edgar. Dad's Army creator Jimmy Perry, a consultant on a new film version of the iconic television series, wishes his fellow Garrick Club member ...

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  9. Dad's Army movie hope for ThetfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2014 | Lynn News

    Dad's Army Picture shows: The classic 'Dads Army' line-up of Arthur Lowe as Capt George Mainwaring, John Le Mesurier as Sgt Arthur Wilson, Clive Dunn as L-Cpl Jack Jones, John Laurie Pvt James Frazer, Arnold Ridley as Pvt Charles Godfrey, Ian Lavender as Pvt Frank Pike and James Beck as Pte Joe Walker, in the comedy sitcom 'Dads Army', ... (more)

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  10. Lori Anderson: Don't panic! Dad's Army marches onRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2014 | Scotsman.com

    ... were suspended and replaced by squabbling statistics. The other was having the evening marred by 30 minutes of Dad's Army's khaki slapstick. I hated that show with a passion. My father, meanwhile, would spend the entire programme guffawing and ...

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  11. Dad's Army: a box office battle?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2014 | BBC News

    Dad's Army looks set to invade the big screen - for the second time. How much of a challenge does the TV comedy classic face finding a modern audience? More than 45 years since it was first seen on television, a new cinema version of Dad's Army is in the works .

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  12. Dad's Army heads for big screenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2014 | Southland Times

    ... and regularly said "they don't like it up 'em". He shouted "don't panic, don't panic" when he became excited. Dad's Army creator Jimmy Perry, who is 90, has sold the rights for a Dad's Army film, and told Britain's Radio 5 Live a film had "been in ...

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  13. Dad's Army marches back on to big screenRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    But wise or not, actors Bill Nighy and Toby Jones are to star in a new film version of the BBC's much-loved 70s sitcom Dad's Army, the story of the Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard during the Second World War.

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  14. Don't panic, but Dad's Army is set for a movie remakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2014 | Daily Star

    ... unit defending the fictional town of Walmington-on-Sea from a German invasion. Stuart Wright, chairman of the Dad's Army Museum in Thetford, Norfolk, where much of the series was shot, hopes the film will do the original justice. "Dad's Army is a ...

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  15. Remake Dad's Army? Are you sure that's wise, Sir... Classic comedy...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... project. The main producer Damian Jones, whose credits include The Iron Lady and The History Boys, says it was Dad's Army's 'universal appeal' that had attracted him. Writer: Jimmy Perry, 90, who came up with the idea for the show and wrote it with ...

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  16. Dad's Army film proposal welcomedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2014 | Salisbury Journal

    Bill Pertwee who starred in the classic TV comedy Dad's Army sits beside at bronze statue of Captain Mainwaring, played by actor Arthur Lowe, in Thetford, Norfolk The chairman of a museum devoted to Dad's Army has welcomed a report that a new feature film is to be made from the classic BBC comedy.

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  17. Dad's Army to be made into new movieRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2014 | RTE.ie

    Classic British wartime comedy Dad's Army will return to the big screen with a new movie starring Bill Nighy as Sergeant Wilson and Toby Jones as Captain Mainwaring.

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  18. Dad's Army to be revived as feature filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2014 | Radio Times

    Iconic BBC2 sitcom Dad's Army, which followed the escapades of a group of amateur soldiers as they tried to protect the seaside town of Walmington-on-sea from a Nazi invasion, is being turned into a feature film.

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  19. Dad's Army goes back on parade with Bill Nighy as Sergeant Wilson...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2014 | Mail on Sunday

    Dad's Army, the classic BBC television comedy series about the bumbling members of a Home Guard unit during the Second World War, is to be revived as a feature film.

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  20. Rumours of a new Dad's Army film starring Bill Nighy and Toby Jones swirl around ThetfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2014 | Eastern Daily Press

    A Norfolk town is today buzzing with rumours of plans for a new Dad's Army film starring some of Hollywood's best-known actors.

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