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  1. Queen leads VE Day celebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Sunday Herald

    ... to Remember" will see performances from stars including Alfie Boe, Pixie Lott, Staus Quo, Katherine Jenkins and Dad's Army star Ian Lavender. On Sunday, around 1,000 veterans and their families will join members of the Royal Family, politicians, ...

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  2. Queen to lead VE Day commemorationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Campaignseries.co.uk

    ... to Remember" will see performances from stars including Alfie Boe, Pixie Lott, Staus Quo, Katherine Jenkins and Dad's Army star Ian Lavender. On Sunday, around 1,000 veterans and their families will join members of the Royal Family, politicians, ...

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  3. Pamela Cundell: Vivacious actress, singer and comedian who became...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | The Independent

    ... about them. She was best known on television for her regular appearances as the spoony, matronly-built Mrs Fox in Dad's Army, smothering American soldiers with her affections and flirting her way into getting an extra sausage off the ration from the ...

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  4. the Ghost Train with Jeffrey Holland Coming to CoventryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... seasons at the Chichester Festival and the Edinburgh Festival. He also appeared in the stage production of Dad's Army in which he took over as the spiv, Private Walker. On a dark and stormy night a number of passengers find themselves thrown ...

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  5. Star Wars: The Force Awaken Daisy Ridley says great uncle was in Dad's ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Daily Mail

    'My great uncle was in Dad's Army!': Daisy Ridley reveals her acting heritage as she dons a chic jumpsuit to promote Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Tokyo And though she kept herself under the radar during the filming of The Force Awakens, Daisy is finally stepping out to let the world meet the formerly unknown actress. Though it seems that acting is in the family as Daisy has revealed that her great uncle was in classic British TV show Dad's Army.

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  6. Ephraim Hardcastle: The Cenotaph ceremony to mark the 70th...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Daily Mail

    ... between the pair. Not a result of any personal animosity, we are assured. Arthur Lowe as Captain Mainwaring in Dad's Army. UKIP leader Nigel Farage is seen to most resemble the character from among Britain's politicians Which of our politicians ...

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  7. All aboard for thrill ride as Ghost Train takes to stage in StevenageRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Crow

    Bumbling Private Godfrey from classic TV sitcom Dad's Army came across as an amiable old duffer, but the man who played him was a sharp cookie. Decades before Walmington On Sea's Home Guard stalwarts captured the hearts of the nation, Arnold Ridley had penned a classic play which is still regularly revived.

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  8. Chris Evans to host VE Day anniversary concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Warrington Guardian

    The Warrington-born presenter will helm the event which will take place on Saturday May 9 and feature performances by Alfie Boe , Status Quo and Dad's Army star Ian Lavender. It willl be broadcast on BBC One and Radio 2. The event, called VE Day 70: A Party To Remember, is being held at Horse Guards Parade in central London.

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  9. Dad's Army marched with a passion for cricketRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | IcWolverhampton

    Dad's Army star Ian Lavender continues to recount his fascinating love affair with cricket... and reveals how he became a Villa fan. The Dad's Army battlers and huge cricket lovers Arthur Lowe as Captain Mainwaring, centre, with left to right, Clive Dunn, James Beck, John Le Mesurier, John Laurie, Ian Lavender and Arnold Ridley.

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  10. Look: Cricket icon Richie Benaud pictured at Edgbaston down the yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | IcWalsall

    ... said: "Richie Benaud was one of the great voices of my childhood. A superb all-rounder, captain and commentator." Dad's Army star Ian Lavender continues to recount his fascinating love affair with cricket... and reveals how he became a Villa fan. ...

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  11. Bill Nighy Expresses Concern At 'Dad's Army' Movie ReceptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | ContactMusic.com

    The 'Love Actually' and 'Shaun of the Dead' actor had concerns about how the big screen adaptation of the beloved sitcom will be received. Veteran British actor Bill Nighy is set to star in next year's movie adaptation of legendary comedy 'Dad's Army', but he's apparently worried that fans of the original series will hate the resulting film.

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  12. Monday 16th February 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Richard Herring

    The curse of Dad's Army struck again with 95 year old, Pamela Cundell who played Mrs Fox being the latest one to pass away before her time. Ian Lavender seems set to pick up the tontine that he cannily set up with the entire cast in the early 70s.

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  13. Mr Men and Little Misses are off to HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Radio Times

    ... female counterparts the Little Misses have been animated. From 1974 to 1985, there was a BBC series narrated by Dad's Army actor Arthur Lowe and The Mr. Men Show followed in the noughties on Channel 5. Hargreaves wrote the first book in 1971 after ...

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  14. Mr Men movie on the way after Ice Age studio signs a deal to make it a realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... been brought to life in short TV cartoons , with actor Arthur Lowe - best known as Captain Mainwaring in Dad's Army - providing the voice for many of the animations. He was later succeeded by Geoffrey Palmer. What happens when you take Roger ...

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  15. Mr Men and Little Misses movie gets the go aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The First Post

    ... The characters have in the past been brought to life in short television episodes voiced by Arthur Lowe of Dad's Army and later Geoffrey Palmer. The first character was created in 1971 by British illustrator Roger Hargreaves, who drew the long-armed ...

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  16. Mr Bump To Make Movie Debut As Deal Is SignedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Ananova

    ... reviously been brought to life in short TV cartoons, with actor Arthur Lowe - best known as Captain Mainwaring in Dad's Army - providing the voice for many of the animations.

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  17. The Mister Men and Little Misses are heading for the big screenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Salisbury Journal

    ... reviously been brought to life in short TV cartoons, with actor Arthur Lowe - best known as Captain Mainwaring in Dad's Army - providing the voice for many of the animations. He was later succeeded by Geoffrey Palmer.

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  18. Mr Men and Little Miss in film dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | BBC News

    ... The books were previously turned into a children's BBC TV animation between 1974-1985, which was narrated by Dad's Army actor Arthur Lowe When Hargreaves died aged 53 in 1988 following a stroke, his son Adam took over the running of the ...

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  19. We chat to actor Jeffrey Holland about his two forthcoming Basingstoke productionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Basingstoke Gazette

    ... when he met the legendary writers Jimmy Perry and David Croft and joined the cast of the musical stage version of Dad's Army. "I have been blessed", he recalls when I chat to him on the phone in advance of his local appearances. "It was thanks to ...

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  20. Tourism bosses delight as stars come flockingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Gazetteherald.co.uk

    ... gardening, motoring programmes and TV dramas to films with internationally-known stars. A big-screen version of Dad's Army starring Toby Jones, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Bill Nighy, Tom Courtenay, Michael Gambon, Mark Gatiss, and the original Private ...

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