Watch the new ‘Dad’s Army’ film trailer

The first trailer for the new Dad’s Army movie has been released. Based on the classic British TV comedy series, the film is directed by Oliver Parker (Johnny English Reborn, St Trinian’s) and arrives in UK cinemas on 5 February 2016. > Buy the complete original TV series boxset on Amazon, featuring all nine seasons. … >

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‘Dad’s Army’ movie poster revealed

The first teaser poster has been unveiled for the new Dad’s Army movie. Based on the classic British TV comedy series, the film stars Bill Nighy as Wilson, Catherine Zeta Jones as Rose, Toby Jones as Captain Mainwaring, Tom Courtenay as Corporal Jones, Michael Gambon (Harry Potter) as Godfrey, Blake Harrison (The Inbetweeners) as Pike, … >

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‘Inside No. 9’ Season 2 Episode 6 review: ‘Séance Time’

Somewhere on a dusty shelf in the dark corner of hell, stands two small jars, glowing gently with the souls of Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton. It’s the most plausible explanation as to why there hasn’t been a single episode that has fallen short in this second season of Inside No 9. There is, of … >

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‘Boomers’ preview

In the world of popular television, there may be little alchemy more precarious than that of creating a popular sitcom hit. If ever the philosophy was that British viewers liked something a little savage or self-loathing, the success, in recent years, of shows such as Mrs Brown’s Boys, Benidorm and Miranda has proven that going … >

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‘Boomers’ trailer: June Whitfield in new BBC One comedy

BBC One has unveiled the trailer for Boomers,a new comedy series about three recently retired couples. Written by Richard Pinto (The Kumars at No. 42), the six 30-minute episodes will star June Whitfield, Alison Steadman, Paula Wilcox, Russ Abbot, Stephanie Beacham, Philip Jackson and James Smith. Boomers begins at 9pm on Friday 15 August on … >

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BBC One orders ‘Boomers’ comedy

Absolute Fabulous star June Whitfield has been cast in Boomers – previously titled Grey Mates – a new BBC One comedy series about three recently retired couples. Written by Richard Pinto (The Kumars at No. 42), the six 30-minute episodes will also star Alison Steadman, Paula Wilcox, Russ Abbot, Stephanie Beacham, Philip Jackson and James … >

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‘Playhouse Presents…’ episode guide

An all-star cast of acclaimed talent are set to appear in Sky Arts’ new and exclusive comedy and drama strand, Playhouse Presents…, beginning this month. Starring Brenda Blethyn, Trevor Eve, Stephen Fry, Richard E. Grant, Sheila Hancock, John Hurt, Tom Jones, Eddie Marsan, Gina McKee, Paul O’Grady, Martin Shaw, Stellan Skarsgård, David Tennant, Emma Thompson, … >

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