Articles Tagged 'Clive Dunn'

Dad’s Army

Michael Gambon Joins Cast of ‘Dad’s Army’ Movie

This is a very sensitive issue for British comedy fans. Dad’s Army is widely considered to be one of the best sitcoms in British television history, and a movie remake, no matter how affectionately attempted, could stamp heavily upon cherished memories. However, the cast has been announced and if anyone can do it justice, this […]

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Greatest ‘Doctor Who’ References in Pop Culture: Spoofs

As you’d expect of any show that has lasted as long as Doctor Who has, there have been no shortage of skits based on Time Lords, Daleks, TARDISes and regenerations over the years. In fact, there’s a fairly comprehensive list here that is far too long to go into in detail. So here are some of […]

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In Memoriam: The Best Of British 2012

2012 saw a lot of glorious things happen in Britain, not the least of which was the Olympic Games, and its accompanying opening ceremony. But we also said a final goodbye to some of the country’s finest talents, some globally known, some not. Only this week we had the sad news that Gerry Anderson had […]

Dad’s Army

What’s The Best Way To Update A British Sitcom?

Last week, Clive Dunn, one of the last surviving members of cast in the beloved British sitcom Dad’s Army, passed away. His death was all the more noteworthy because he played a character, Corporal Jones, who was far older than he was – the only member of the cast to have done so – and […]