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Articles Tagged 'John Le Mesurier'

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 […]

Dad’s Army

Bill Nighy and Toby Jones To Remake ‘Dad’s Army’

Around 18 months ago, we had a story about a mooted remake of the classic British sitcom Dad’s Army, in which a bunch of over-the-hill volunteers in the British home guard attempt to defend the shores of southern England from German invasion during the Second World War. The show is considered part of the national consciousness […]

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 […]