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

    7 hrs ago | 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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  2. The war isn't over . . . Dad's Army invadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | 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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  3. Don't need Hollywood for a quality re-enactment: Yorkshire's annual ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | 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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  4. Don't panic! Can Dad's Army remake match comedy classic?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Western morning News

    A new Dad's Army film is expected to draw huge cinema audiences when it is released in 2016. Simon Parker considers the possible pitfalls of trying to recreate a British institution It was announced this week that director Oliver Parker had begun filming a big screen version of Dad's Army, with a stellar cast that includes Michael Gambon, Bill Paterson, Blake Harrison, Danny Mays, Mark Gatiss, Catherine Zeta Jones and even Alison Steadman.

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  5. On Dad's Army, Christopher Stevens asks 'who do they think they are kidding?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Daily Mail

    ... customer's phone bills with unwanted horoscopes and ring-tones You stupid boys! Attempt to recapture the magic of Dad's Army with a cast of celebs? Life-long fan CHRISTOPHER STEVENS asks 'who do they think they are kidding?' A platoon of Britain's ...

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  6. Big-screen version of Dad's Army to be filmed in RyedaleRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | Thornton le Dale Today

    The director of the movie, which has a stellar line-up of UK talent including Catherine Zeta Jones and Bill Nighy, has been scouting locations at Duncombe Park, Helmsley, the North Yorkshire Moors Railway and at Mulberries of Pickering, a cafe in Bridge Street which has gardens overlooking the railway. The crew hopped on the steam train in Pickering on Tuesday and travelled along the heritage railway line, stopping off at the villages of Goathland and Grosmont, near Whitby.

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  7. Don't panic! Don't panic! - Dad's Army movie to be shot in YorkshireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | The Northern Echo

    ... Yorkshire, that what looks set to be a huge hit will be filmed here," he said. "We look forward to welcoming Dad's Army and the stellar cast to the region - we'll make sure they are given a warm Yorkshire welcome." John Laurie, who played Private ...

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  8. Zeta Jones recruited for Dad's ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | South Wales Argus

    CATHERINE Zeta Jones is among a stellar cast of UK talent signed up to star in the big-screen version of Second World War sitcom Dad's Army. She will play a journalist sent to Walmington-on-Sea to write about the men's exploits in the film which is directed by Oliver Parker and sees the hapless volunteers in search of a spy.

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  9. Dad's Army stars, then and now: Who's playing who in the new Dad's Army film?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... for Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood BBC baking contest, watched by nearly half as many viewers again on 2013 finale Dad's Army The Film: Catherine Zeta Jones, Michael Gambon and Toby Jones head up all-star cast for sitcom adaptation Toby Jones has ...

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  10. Catherine Zeta-Jones joins Dad's Army castRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Hellomagazine.com

    Catherine Zeta-Jones will star in a silver-screen remake of Second World War sitcom, Dad's Army. The 45-year-old Welsh actress is set to play a journalist sent to the coastal town of Walmington-on-Sea to write about the efforts of the Home Guard volunteers .

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  11. Dad's Army movie drafts Catherine Zeta-Jones, Bill Nighy and Toby JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | The Sydney Morning Herald

    Catherine Zeta-Jones' is the latest actor to be enlisted for the coming big-screen adaptation of the classic British television comedy Dad's Army . Joining the cast as a reporter sent to observe the ranks of the stern-faced Captain George Mainwaring, Zeta-Jones completes a star-studded cast that includes Bill Nighy and Toby Jones.

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  12. Dad's Army movie to be filmed on historic railwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Whitby Gazette

    Catherine Zeta Jones, who is among a stellar cast of UK talent signed up to star in the big-screen version of Second World War sitcom Dad's Army. A big-screen adaptation of popular Second World War sitcom Dad's Army will be filmed on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway in December.

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  13. Recruited: Catherine Zeta-Jones to play a glamorous reporter in the Dad's Army film.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | The Age

    Catherine Zeta-Jones is the latest to be enlisted for the coming big-screen adaptation of the classic British television comedy Dad's Army . Joining the cast as a reporter sent to observe the ranks of the stern-faced Captain George Mainwaring, Zeta-Jones completes a star-studded cast that includes Bill Nighy and Toby Jones.

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  14. So who plays who in the new Dad's Army in film remake revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Daily Mail

    So who plays who in the new Dad's Army? Don't tell 'em Pike! Cast tasked with bringing classic comedy back to life in film remake are revealed - with one notable addition They are arguably our best-loved comedy characters, so casting Captain Mainwaring and co was always going to be something of a minefield. But the stars charged with the task of bringing Dad's Army to life have now been announced - with one notable addition.

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  15. The Inbetweeners Star Cast As Pike In Dad's Army MovieRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | WENN Blog

    The Inbetweeners star Blake Harrison has been cast as simpleton Private Pike in the movie adaptation of beloved British TV series Dad's Army. The role was played by Ian Lavender on TV between 1968 and 1977, and now Harrison will join a cast that includes Toby Jones as Captain Mainwaring, Bill Nighy as Sergeant Wilson, Michael Gambon, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Mark Gatiss.

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  16. Bill Nighy and Sir Michael Gambon confirmed for Dad's Army movie remakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | IndieLondon

    Nighy, Toby Jones and Sir Michael Gambon have all been confirmed among the cast of a big-screen remake of classic sitcom Dad's Army . Danny Mays, who has starred in the TV shows Public Enemies and Outcasts , will play Private Walker, Inbetweeners star Blake Harrison will take Ian Lavender's role as 'stupid boy' Private Pike and Bill Paterson, of TV's Outlander and 37 Days fame, will play Frazer.

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  17. Zeta-Jones recruited for Dad's ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Hampshire Chronicle

    Catherine Zeta-Jones is among a stellar cast of UK talent signed up to star in the big-screen version of Second World War sitcom Dad's Army. She will play a journalist sent to Walmington-on-Sea to write about the men's exploits in the film, which is directed by Oliver Parker and sees the hapless volunteers in search of a spy.

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  18. 'Inbetweener' Blake Harrison to star in big screen reboot of sitcom 'Dad's Army'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | NME

    The Inbetweeners star Blake Harrison has been cast in a big-screen reboot of the classic British sitcom Dad's Army . The actor best known for his role as Neil in the Channel 4 show - and its movie spin-offs - will join a cast that also includes Bill Nighy, Catherine Zeta Jones and Mark Gatiss.

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  19. Catherine Zeta-Jones joins star-studded cast of Dad's Army filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Daily Mail

    ... and St Trinian's. She's wanted! Catherine Zeta-Jones has been recruited to star in the big screen adaptation of Dad's Army Along with the Welsh Oscar-winning actress, Bill Nighy will take over from John Le Mesurier as Mainwaring's right-hand man ...

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  20. Catherine Zeta Jones and Michael Gambon to star in big-screen remake of Dad's ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Sunday Herald

    Catherine Zeta Jones is among a stellar cast of UK talent signed up to star in the big-screen version of Second World War sitcom Dad's Army. Catherine Zeta Jones is among a stellar cast of UK talent signed up to star in the big-screen version of Second World War sitcom Dad's Army.

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