The Royal Bodyguard. Captain Guy Hubble (David Jason)
The Royal Bodyguard

The Royal Bodyguard

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 2011 - 2012
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

Sir David Jason stars as newly promoted Royal Protection Officer Captain Guy Hubble, a man unquestionably totally out of his depth. Stars David Jason, Geoffrey Whitehead, Timothy Bentinck and Tim Downie.

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Series 1, Episode 1 - The Limping Assassin

It's the Commonwealth Conference in Scotland, but there's intelligence that suggests a planned assassination attempt on The Queen.

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The Royal Bodyguard. Captain Guy Hubble (David Jason). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions / Busby Productions

It's the Commonwealth Conference in Scotland, but there's intelligence that suggests a planned assassination attempt on The Queen.

Taking his new role very seriously, Hubble soon manages to upset foreign ambassadors, colleagues, hotel guests and even the restaurant pianist as he haphazardly carries out his security checks.

An attractive woman spells trouble as he gives away vital security information - and soon has to go all out to save Her Majesty.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 26th December 2011
Time
9:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

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Date Time Channel
Sunday 8th January 2012 4:00pm BBC1

Cast & crew

Cast
David Jason Captain Guy Hubble
Geoffrey Whitehead Colonel Dennis Whittington
Timothy Bentinck Sir Edward Hastings
Tim Downie Yates
Guest cast
Neil Edmond Simon Stevens
David Webber Ghanaian Ambassador
Nicola Hughes Ambassador's Wife
Daniel Cerqueira Kagan
James Wrighton Waiter
Joannah Tincey Chambermaid
Eleanor Matsuura Dana
Jeremy Limb Room Service
David Laurence Bruno
Writing team
Mark Bussell Writer
Justin Sbresni Writer
Production team
Mark Bussell Director
Justin Sbresni Director
Mark Bussell Producer
Justin Sbresni Producer
Jimmy Mulville Executive Producer
David Jason Executive Producer
Peter Oliver (as Peter H Oliver) Editor
Graeme Story Production Designer
Julian Nott Composer
Daniel Lawrence Taylor Pianist

Video

I Believe You're Expecting Me

Guy Hubble is appointed to become a Royal Bodyguard.

Featuring: Timothy Bentinck (Sir Edward Hastings), David Jason (Captain Guy Hubble) & Geoffrey Whitehead (Colonel Dennis Whittington).

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