Dad’s Army creator, Jimmy Perry, dies at 93.

Sadly, these posts are happening with too much frequency these days. Jimmy Perry, creator and co-writer (with David Croft) on what’s is considered one of the most popular British TV sitcoms has passed at age 93. Voted #4 in the 2004 Britain’s Best Sitcom poll, Dad’s Army told the story of the British Home Guard during World War II. In […]

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Found ‘lost’ Dad’s Army episode to have new life in animation

While we are just weeks away from the big screen film release of Dad’s Army on 5 February, starring Toby Jones, Bill Nighy and Michael Gambon, a ‘lost’ episode of the iconic British comedy series from the creative minds of Jimmy Perry and David Croft has been found and is being given a bit of a 21st […]

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Dad’s Army gets big screen treatment with a killer cast

Don’t Panic! Regardless of whether or not Dad’s Army has ever been on your radar, the forthcoming big screen treatment that is set to hit cinemas in February 2016 is well worth a look. The original Jimmy Perry and David Croft’s British comedy followed the escapades of a group of amateur soldiers as they tried […]

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Dad's Army to get big screen treatment

Captain Mainwaring, Sergeant Wilson and Private Pike are going back on patrol some 37 years after they were last on duty protecting the quiet seaside town of Walmington-on-Sea from a Nazi invasion. Dad’s Army, which starred Arthur Lowe, followed the escapades of the Home Guard platoon during World War II and their efforts as the […]

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From the Dept of Life imitates Art….

Dad’s Army, one of the most popular British comedy series in the history of British comedies according to the Britain’s Best Sitcom poll several years ago, has transformed from the small screen to the live stage. Based on real-life Home Guard experiences of co-writer Jimmy Perry, Dad’s Army has joined a growing group of British comedies […]

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War as seen through the eyes of British comedy

Though not a central focus of many British comedies over the years, World War II was as much a part of some of the classic comedies of the 60’s and 70’s as it was a very real part of life for many people in Great Britain. In many cases, the BBC tread very lightly as […]

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