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  1. Dad's Army star Ian Lavender to play cameo role in new filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Radio Times

    The actor, who is also known for roles in EastEnders, Doctors and Casualty, will play an officer in the reboot movie, according The Telegraph . Lavender played hapless Private Frank Pike, the youngest member of the platoon, in all nine series of Dad's Army between 1968 and 1977.

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  2. Dad's Army! Maximum age limit for part-timers soldiers raised to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Daily Mail

    Dad's Army! Maximum age limit for part-time soldiers raised to 52: Move leads to accusations of desperation after 'shambolic' figures show reserve force grew by only 20 in a YEAR Defence chiefs have raised the maximum age limit for some part-time soldiers to join the Army to over 50 - leading to accusations of 'Dad's Army' desperation. The revelation comes after 'shambolic' figures showed the size of the Army reserve has increased by just 20 in the last year - despite the Ministry of Defence ploughing millions of pounds into advertising campaigns.

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  3. Catherine Zeta-Jones points a gun in scenes for Dad's Army remakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | Daily Mail

    Monkey business: Hollywood divided over whether Andy Serkis should get an Oscar for his 'motion captured' role in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Model known as France's Kim Kardashian is arrested over alleged murder attempt after 'stabbing her reality TV star boyfriend multiple times in the throat and chest' The day Elvis begged President Nixon to make him an undercover agent: Kevin Spacey and Michael Shannon to star in movie about the bizarre encounter On your knees! Catherine Zeta-Jones points a gun towards Toby Jones' Captain Mainwaring as she films dramatic scenes for Dad's Army remake But now Catherine Zeta-Jones is getting her hands dirty with a different kind of role as she gets into character for the big screen remake of the classic Dad's Army.

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  4. Don't mention the water: Captain Mainwaring goes from Corporal Jones to Catherine Zeta-JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Mirror.co.uk

    Captain Mainwaring appears to have gone from hapless to hero in new scenes being shot for a remake of classic sitcom, Dad's Army. The pompous bank manager, played by actor Toby Jones, is seen rescuing Catherine Zeta-Jones' character Rose Winters in feature-length version of the popular British TV programme.

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  5. Dad's Army fans won over by new film publicityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2014 | Diss Today

    Dads Army Tenth Anniversary Event, Bressingham Steam Museum, Bressingham Pictured: l/r - John Standford, Mick Whitman, Charles Elliot Date: 20/06/10 Location: Bressingham Photographer: Will Oliver ENGANL00120110405090913 Longtime followers of the treasured wartime-based TV comedy Dad's Army are overcoming their trepidations about the idea of a new feature-length film, according to key members of an organisation with its roots in Bressingham.

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  6. Catherine Zeta Jones fights on the side of the Germans in Dad's Army shockRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | IcNetwork

    She may be a home-loving girl at heart but Catherine Zeta Jones ' character in the much talked about Dad's Army re-make in Yorkshire has been filmed fighting alongside the Germans and even throwing familiar World War II 'potato masher' stick grenades used by Hitler's troops. The 45-year-old Swansea actress - who plays journalist Rose Winters in the new movie being shot in and around Bridlington - has been spotted behind enemy lines in what looks like a shocking twist in the tale.

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  7. Catherine Zeta-Jones turns action star as she throws grenades...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 2 | Daily Mail

    Her Dad's Army character is a new one, introduced especially for the big-screen remake of the classic TV series but Catherine Zeta-Jones is certainly making her presence felt on set. The 45-year-old actress - who plays journalist Rose Winters, who sends pulses racing when she is sent to Walmington-on-Sea to write about the unit - was spotted filming with her fellow actors over the weekend where her character could be seen lobbing grenades during a battle scene.

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  8. First look at Catherine Zeta-Jones in big screen reboot of Dad's ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Hellomagazine.com

    The first images of the hotly-anticipated Dad's Army remake have already been released - despite the cast only being confirmed earlier in October. Catherine Zeta-Jones stars in the film as glamorous journalist Rose, sent to the coastal town of Walmington-on-Sea to write about the efforts of the Home Guard volunteers.

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  9. Dad's Army film set images revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 25 | Hampshire Chronicle

    The first official photos from the set of the big-screen version of Second World War sitcom Dad's Army have been released as the all-star cast began filming in Yorkshire. The pictures show the stellar cast of UK talent signed up to star in the film, including Catherine Zeta Jones, Bill Nighy, Sir Tom Courtenay, Sir Michael Gambon and Toby Jones.

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  10. Catherine Zeta-Jones in Dad's Army revealed: See the first official picturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 25 | IcNetwork

    The Dad's Army film began filming in Yorkshire this month and has an all-star cast including Bill Nighy, and Sir Michael Gambon Catherine Zeta Jones is seen on the set of the big-screen version of Dad's Army in the first set of official pictures revealed today. The all-star cast have began filming in Yorkshire and it includes Bill Nighy, Sir Tom Courtenay, Sir Michael Gambon and Toby Jones.

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  11. Cast of new Dad's Army film shown in official photosRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 25 | ITV

    The first official photos from the set of the big-screen version of Second World War sitcom Dad's Army have been released as the all-star cast began filming in Yorkshire. The pictures show the stellar cast of UK talent signed up to star in the film, including Catherine Zeta Jones, Bill Nighy, Sir Tom Courtenay, Sir Michael Gambon and Toby Jones.

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  12. Dad's new Army spotted out and about filming in the Yorkshire countrysideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... BBC comedy series have big boots to fill. Despite being given only 13 weeks when it was first aired in 1968, Dad's Army ran for 11 years and became one of the nation's favourite comedies attracting 18million viewers at its height. Sir Michael Gambon ...

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  13. Emily Atack makes first appearance on Dad's Army film setRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | Daily Mail

    Emily Atack looks every inch the retro pin-up in a printed dress and tight curls as she makes a very glamorous first appearance on Dad's Army film set But on Thursday, Emily Atack was cutting a pin up image of a whole new calibre when she donned full costume on the set of the Hollywood adaptation of iconic BBC sitcom Dad's Army. The blonde bombshell twisted her platinum tresses into a ringlet style for a vintage look and injected some signature sex appeal as she showed off her enviable curves in a tight-fitting red dress.

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  14. Sarah Lancashire on the Dad's Army film set in YorkshireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Daily Mail

    Sarah Lancashire is unrecognisable in dark wig and uniform as she steps onto the Dad's Army film set in Yorkshire News of a Hollywood adaptation of iconic BBC sitcom Dad's Army has received mixed reactions from fans so far. But the high-profile cast have been hard at work shooting scenes for the upcoming comedy in the Yorkshire Dales, with Sarah Lancashire taking her star turn in front of the camera on Thursday morning.

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  15. Catherine Zeta-Jones channels 1940s glamour as she films Dad's Army in YorkshireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Mirror.co.uk

    The actress has swapped LA for a significantly less sunny Yorkshire as she films the new film adaptation of the popular comedy classic Apparently, Yorkshire is the new Hollywood as it plays host to the star-studded cast who are filming a feature-length adaptation of the classic BBC TV series. Channelling a 1940s war-time look, the actress wore a monochrome jacket with her brunette hair in a a sleek up-do as she prepared for her role as a wartime journalist, set to uncover a German spy who has infiltrated the Home Guard in Walmington-on-Sea.

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  16. Hands Off Dad's ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Theboltonnews.co.uk

    THERE are some British institutions that should never be tampered with and TV show "Dad's Army" is one of them. Generations feel they have grown up with pompous Captain Mannering and innocent Private Pike, and the much-repeated programmes are still on at prime-time.

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  17. Catherine Zeta-Jones goes from dowdy to glam as she ditches hairnet ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Daily Mail

    Catherine Zeta-Jones goes from dowdy to glam as she ditches hairnet and padded jacket to film scenes for Dad's Army movie But on Tuesday, the actress was spotted in Yorkshire, where she was filming the Hollywood adaptation of Dad's Army. While she was first spotted looking dowdy in a hairnet and padded jacket, the 45-year-old soon ooked stunning - although slightly chilly - as she got into character while shooting on location in the English countryside.

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  18. Dad's Army cast and crew start filming in Yorkshire countrysideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Daily Mail

    Don't panic - it's only the Dad's Army remake! Cast and crew of new movie of the classic TV series start filming in Yorkshire countryside The Hollywood cast of the new Dad's Army film have been spotted out on manoeuvres as they begin shooting the movie remake of the classic comedy series. Stars including Michael Gambon, Daniel Mays and Toby Jones were seen in their Home Guard uniforms after they began making the new film in the Yorkshire countryside.

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  19. The war isn't over . . . Dad's Army invadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Thornton le Dale Today

    Some of the UK's leading acting talent is heading to Ryedale in the coming weeks after it was announced that a big-screen version of Dad's Army will be filmed in God's Own County. The North Yorkshire Moors Railway and Duncombe Park are believed to have been scouted by the production crew last week ahead of filming in the district next month at Bridlington, and at Cloughton village north of Scarborough and in Leeds in December.

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  20. Don't need Hollywood for a quality re-enactment: Yorkshire's annual ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Daily Mail

    Don't need Hollywood for a quality re-enactment: Yorkshire's annual 1940s wartime festival seems to have brought Dad's Army back to life ahead of the much-loved series' big screen treatment Participants appeared to be inspired by beloved Dad's Army TV series, of which a film remake has been announced A Second World War re-enactment has brought Dad's Army back to life just as hype over the wildly popular TV show's film adaptation begins to build. The annual Pickering Wartime and 1940s Weekend is running this weekend, with some of its participants presenting themselves as the spitting image of the beloved characters from the classic British comedy.

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