Saluting Dad's Army. Alexander Armstrong.

Saluting Dad's Army

Gold documentary about Dad's Army. 4 episodes (1 series) in 2018. Features Alexander Armstrong.

Press Clippings

It says much for the fuzzy nostalgia surrounding Dad's Army that this is the third of four retrospective docs to mark the sitcom's 50th anniversary. This time, Alexander Armstrong goes behind the scenes and learns how the lovably pompous Arthur Lowe had much in common with Captain Mainwaring.

Jonathan Wright, The Guardian, 20th November 2018

Don't panic! To mark the 50th anniversary of one of the UK's most beloved - and most repeated - sitcoms, Alexander Armstrong hosts this four-part deep dive into the Home Guard hit. This first instalment details the show's wobbly start, from casting tensions to battles over the iconic title sequence.

Graeme Virtue, The Guardian, 6th November 2018

Inside the new documentary celebrating Dad's Army

Rare archive footage, cast and crew interviews - and a little help from Radio Times - elevate this 50th anniversary series on Gold.

Mark Braxton, Radio Times, 6th November 2018

Gold orders Dad's Army documentary series

Gold has commissioned a four-part documentary series hosted by Alexander Armstrong, looking at Dad's Army and its enduring legacy in its 50th anniversary year.

British Comedy Guide, 31st July 2018