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

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    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
    Peter Oliver (as Peter H Oliver) Editor
    Graeme Story Production Designer
    Mark Bussell Director
    Justin Sbresni Director
    Mark Bussell Producer
    Justin Sbresni Producer
    Jimmy Mulville Executive Producer
    David Jason Executive Producer
    Julian Nott Composer

    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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