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  1. Thetford barber Karl hangs up his scissors after 45 years of short, back and sidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Eastern Daily Press

    If you've ever watched an episode of Dad's Army, there's a good chance you've seen a Karl Bier haircut. PA file photo dated 20/08/1970 of the cast from the television series Dad's Army in a scene from the show: Arthur Lowe and John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn, James Beck, John Laurie, Ian Lavender and Arnold Ridley.

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  2. Actor Ian Lavendar joins supporters of Cambridge's Sick...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Cambridge Evening News

    ... Children's Trust gathered for a special party in Cambridge. Actor Ian Lavender, best known for playing Pike in Dad's Army, was among the guests who enjoyed canapes and drinks to celebrate the Cambridge Sick Children's Trust's (SCT) Fundraising ...

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  3. Jeffrey Holland ghosts into Darlington JEFFREY Holland laughs about...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Northern Echo

    JEFFREY Holland laughs about linking two of the UK's favourite TV sitcoms of all time, Dad's Army and Hi-de-Hi, as a result of taking a starring role in classic theatre mystery The Ghost Train, which opens a two-play summer thriller season at Darlington Civic next week. "The Ghost Train was famously written by Arnold Ridley in 1923, who was in Dad's Army as Private Godfrey.

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  4. Dad's Army star Ian Lavender gets Broad Street starRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | IcWalsall

    He joins the likes of ELO frontman Jeff Lynne and pop Wizard Roy Wood on Birmingham's Walk of Stars . Birmingham-born Ian, who played Pike in the legendary Dad's Army TV series, was presented with his star by comedian Jasper Carrott and Lord Mayor Ray Hassall, a former serviceman.

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  5. VIDEO: Dad's Army's 'Pike' gets awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Newsday

    The Dad's Army actor Ian Lavender who played Private Pike in the hit TV series, has been recognised on Birmingham's Walk of Stars. He joins the likes of Ozzy Osbourne and ELO's Jeff Lynne, who have also been honoured on the Broad Street trail.

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  6. North East England enjoyed colour TV for the first time on this day in 1970Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Chronicle Live

    Dad's Army with Arthur Lowe, Dr Who with Patrick Troughton, and a A Man Called Ironside with Raymond Burr were some of the programmes on offer as BBC1 and BBC2 in the North East went colour on June 20, 1970 At the press of a button or two on our remote control, we can record several shows at the same time - or a whole series. We can stop a programme, while we go and make a cuppa, then resume watching when we return to the sofa.

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  7. Dad's Army legend says health and safety laws will ruin the new film's slapstick funRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... Bernard Archard, Ian Lavender, Arthur Lowe, Frabk Williams, John Laurie, Arnold Ridley, Michael Knowles film Dad's Army 1971 "But back then Bill would just fall in at a moment's notice. I don't think we'd get away with the silly things we did then - ...

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  8. Queen leads VE Day celebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    ... to Remember" will see performances from stars including Alfie Boe, Pixie Lott, Staus Quo, Katherine Jenkins and Dad's Army star Ian Lavender. On Sunday, around 1,000 veterans and their families will join members of the Royal Family, politicians, ...

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  9. Queen to lead VE Day commemorationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Campaignseries.co.uk

    ... to Remember" will see performances from stars including Alfie Boe, Pixie Lott, Staus Quo, Katherine Jenkins and Dad's Army star Ian Lavender. On Sunday, around 1,000 veterans and their families will join members of the Royal Family, politicians, ...

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  10. Pamela Cundell: Vivacious actress, singer and comedian who became...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | The Independent

    ... about them. She was best known on television for her regular appearances as the spoony, matronly-built Mrs Fox in Dad's Army, smothering American soldiers with her affections and flirting her way into getting an extra sausage off the ration from the ...

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  11. the Ghost Train with Jeffrey Holland Coming to CoventryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... seasons at the Chichester Festival and the Edinburgh Festival. He also appeared in the stage production of Dad's Army in which he took over as the spiv, Private Walker. On a dark and stormy night a number of passengers find themselves thrown ...

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  12. Star Wars: The Force Awaken Daisy Ridley says great uncle was in Dad's ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Daily Mail

    'My great uncle was in Dad's Army!': Daisy Ridley reveals her acting heritage as she dons a chic jumpsuit to promote Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Tokyo And though she kept herself under the radar during the filming of The Force Awakens, Daisy is finally stepping out to let the world meet the formerly unknown actress. Though it seems that acting is in the family as Daisy has revealed that her great uncle was in classic British TV show Dad's Army.

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  13. Ephraim Hardcastle: The Cenotaph ceremony to mark the 70th...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... between the pair. Not a result of any personal animosity, we are assured. Arthur Lowe as Captain Mainwaring in Dad's Army. UKIP leader Nigel Farage is seen to most resemble the character from among Britain's politicians Which of our politicians ...

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  14. All aboard for thrill ride as Ghost Train takes to stage in StevenageRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Crow

    Bumbling Private Godfrey from classic TV sitcom Dad's Army came across as an amiable old duffer, but the man who played him was a sharp cookie. Decades before Walmington On Sea's Home Guard stalwarts captured the hearts of the nation, Arnold Ridley had penned a classic play which is still regularly revived.

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  15. Chris Evans to host VE Day anniversary concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Warrington Guardian

    The Warrington-born presenter will helm the event which will take place on Saturday May 9 and feature performances by Alfie Boe , Status Quo and Dad's Army star Ian Lavender. It willl be broadcast on BBC One and Radio 2. The event, called VE Day 70: A Party To Remember, is being held at Horse Guards Parade in central London.

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  16. Dad's Army marched with a passion for cricketRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | IcWolverhampton

    Dad's Army star Ian Lavender continues to recount his fascinating love affair with cricket... and reveals how he became a Villa fan. The Dad's Army battlers and huge cricket lovers Arthur Lowe as Captain Mainwaring, centre, with left to right, Clive Dunn, James Beck, John Le Mesurier, John Laurie, Ian Lavender and Arnold Ridley.

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  17. Look: Cricket icon Richie Benaud pictured at Edgbaston down the yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | IcWalsall

    ... said: "Richie Benaud was one of the great voices of my childhood. A superb all-rounder, captain and commentator." Dad's Army star Ian Lavender continues to recount his fascinating love affair with cricket... and reveals how he became a Villa fan. ...

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  18. Bill Nighy Expresses Concern At 'Dad's Army' Movie ReceptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | ContactMusic.com

    The 'Love Actually' and 'Shaun of the Dead' actor had concerns about how the big screen adaptation of the beloved sitcom will be received. Veteran British actor Bill Nighy is set to star in next year's movie adaptation of legendary comedy 'Dad's Army', but he's apparently worried that fans of the original series will hate the resulting film.

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  19. Monday 16th February 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Richard Herring

    The curse of Dad's Army struck again with 95 year old, Pamela Cundell who played Mrs Fox being the latest one to pass away before her time. Ian Lavender seems set to pick up the tontine that he cannily set up with the entire cast in the early 70s.

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  20. Mr Men and Little Misses are off to HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Radio Times

    ... female counterparts the Little Misses have been animated. From 1974 to 1985, there was a BBC series narrated by Dad's Army actor Arthur Lowe and The Mr. Men Show followed in the noughties on Channel 5. Hargreaves wrote the first book in 1971 after ...

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