Dad's Army

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 Played Captain Mainwaring in 'Dad's Army', 1968 - Collapsed in his Birmingham dressing room and died in a nearby hospital. In 2007 a statue was erected in Thetford, Norfolk, where Dad's Army's external scenes were shot. British Comedy, British Actors, American Actors, English Comedy, Comedy Actors, Actors & Actresses, Devon, Dad's Army, Classic Comedies

Captain George Mainwaring

George Mainwaring (pronounced "Man-er-ing", though Captain Square pronounces it as spelled: "Main-waring") was the Bank manager of Walmington-on-Sea. He later became the Captain of the Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard Platoon. George Mainwaring was born in 1885 and was educated in a state-school.

Lowe as Captain Mainwaring (centre) with John Le Mesurier as Sergeant Wilson (right) and Clive Dunn as Corporal Jones (left) Comedy Actors, Comedy Show, John Le Mesurier, Lost Episodes, Dad's Army, Home Guard, Remembrance Sunday, Classic Comedies, Vintage Television

Captain Mainwaring's private battles: How Arthur Lowe was so similar to his irascible Dad's Army character that he made filming a fractious ordeal

Fame and fortune came late for actor Arthur Lowe, the ruddy-faced, pompous Captain Mainwaring of Dad’s Army.

Why I hate Private Godfrey: Actor Arnold Ridley's son on how Dad's Army belittled his father's awesome heroism British Comedy, British Actors, Dad's Army, Comedy Actors, Classic Comedies, Old Tv Shows, Vintage Tv, Drama, Films

Why I hate Private Godfrey: Actor Arnold Ridley's son on how Dad's Army belittled his father's awesome heroism

Arnold Ridley's son on his father's unimaginable suffering in two wars - which haunted him to his dying day.

Stanley James Carroll Beck February 1929 – 6 August was an English actor best remembered for his role as Private Joe Walker, the cockney spiv in the popular BBC sitcom Dad's Army. British Sitcoms, British Comedy, British Actors, English Comedy, Comedy Actors, Tv Actors, Bbc Tv Series, Comedy Series, Old Film Stars

Stanley James Carroll Beck (1929 - 1973) was an English actor best-remembered for his role as 'Private Joe Walker' - the cockney spiv, in the BBC's 'Dad's Army'

Dad's Army stars series relaxing on set in never-before-seen photos British Comedy, British Actors, Dad's Army, Keeping Up Appearances, Classic Comedies, Comedy Tv, Old Tv Shows, Vintage Tv, Comedy Central

Never-before-seen photos of original Dad's Army stars relaxing on set

Never before seen photos have emerged of the original cast of Dad's Army standing backstage on the sets of the BBC sitcom during the Seventies.

June A picture of television and film actor John Le Mesurier, best known as Sergeant Wilson in TV comedy -Dads Army' Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images British Comedy, British Actors, John Le Mesurier, Julia Sawalha, Sean Pertwee, Dad's Army, Comedy Actors, Classic Comedies, Actor John

The Beloved actor John le Mesurier of Huguenot Ancestry In addition to Johnny, we have been told that other Huguenot actors include Robert Redford, Judy Garland, Laurence Olivier, David Garrick, Jon Pertwee, Bill Pertwee & Sean Pertwee, John le Mesurier, Charlize Theron, and Julia Sawalha. The latest Huguenot to be outed is actor Derek Jacobi,

† Arnold Ridley (January 1896 - March British stagewriter and actor, o. known from the comedyseries of Dad's Army. Great Comedies, Classic Comedies, Bbc Tv Series, Comedy Series, British Comedy, British Actors, Dad's Army, Comedy Actors, Humor

Archive - Dad's Army at 40 - The 'Dad's Army' Cast

title: Dad's Army Gallery. subject: images of the cast of Dad's Army. source. BBC Archive

Dad's Army ,John Laurie - Private James Frazer (where all dooomded) British Sitcoms, British Comedy, British Humour, British Actors, Comedy Series, Comedy Tv, Tv Series, James Frazer, John Laurie

Archive - Dad's Army at 40 - The 'Dad's Army' Cast

title: Dad's Army Gallery. subject: images of the cast of Dad's Army. source. BBC Archive

DAD’S Army star Bill Pertwee, who played grumpy air raid warden William Hodges, has died aged English Comedy, British Comedy, John Le Mesurier, Dad's Army, Michael Gambon, Home Guard, Bbc Tv Series, Humor, Nostalgia

Dad’s Army warden William Hodges dies aged 86

DAD’S Army star Bill Pertwee, who played grumpy air raid warden William Hodges, has died aged 86.

Dad’s Army uncovered: 35 things you need to know about the BBC comedy classic British comedy actor John Le Mesurier, British Tv Comedies, Classic Comedies, British Comedy, British Actors, British Humour, John Le Mesurier, Dad's Army, Comedy Actors, Bbc Tv Series

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“'It's all been rather lovely' this uniform lark @DesignMuseum #FontSunday #uniform”

Australia captain Michael Clarke tried his best to hit back at the 'Dad's Army' jibes aimed at his ageing Ashes hopefuls, however he came across as a bit of a Pike. Dad's Army, Home Guard, Comedy Tv, Classic Tv, World War Two, Bobs, Tv Series, Legends, Tv Shows

Clarke is butt of joke after attempt to hit back at Dad's Army claims

Australia captain Michael Clarke tried his best to hit back at the 'Dad's Army' jibes aimed at his ageing Ashes hopefuls, however he came across as a bit of a Pike.

Keith Eldred, the head of a Am Dram society near to where filming took place, became a popular fixture on set. He recalled that James Beck (pictured) 'was constantly chatting up all the girls' James Beck, Durham Museum, British Sitcoms, Dad's Army, Home Guard, Boys Are Stupid, Me Tv, On Set, A Team

Never-before-seen photos of original Dad's Army stars relaxing on set

Never before seen photos have emerged of the original cast of Dad's Army standing backstage on the sets of the BBC sitcom during the Seventies.

In Dad’s Army came fourth in a BBC poll to find Britain’s best sitcom. British Comedy Series, British Sitcoms, John Laurie, Durham Museum, Dad's Army, Home Guard, Theme Tunes, Bbc Tv Series, Humor

Seems Like The BBC Just Scheduled A Missing Episode Of... Dad's Army?

It appears that the BBC has scheduled an episode of Dad's Army on BBC 2, September 14th, The Loneliness of the Long Distance Walker, that was missing, presumed wiped.