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

The Royal Bodyguard

BBC One sitcom about an incompetent military man. 6 episodes (1 series), 2011 - 2012. Stars David Jason, Geoffrey Whitehead, Timothy Bentinck and Tim Downie.

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

Cast & crew

Regular 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

Video

I Believe You're Expecting Me

Guy Hubble is appointed to become a Royal Bodyguard.

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

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