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 2 - The Siege Of Blenheim Square

A routine shopping trip for a Prince turns into a potentially dangerous siege after a misunderstanding between Hubble and a member of the Prince's protection team.

Further details

The Royal Bodyguard. Image shows from L to R: Hart (Adam Deacon), Captain Guy Hubble (David Jason). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions / Busby Productions.

A routine shopping trip for a Prince turns into a potentially dangerous siege after a misunderstanding between Hubble and a member of the Prince's protection team.

As negotiations get underway Hubble only makes the situation worse. Despite this, he plans his own personal rescue mission.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 2nd January 2012
Time
9pm
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
Adam Deacon Hart (Kidnapper)
Georgie Glen Miss Gifford (Secretary)
Michael Ballard Van Driver
Dan Mersh Powell
Richard Betts Mr Hughes (Resident)
Luing Andrews Police Driver
Richard Dixon Commissioner Baker
Elliott Tiney Pizza Delivery Boy
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

Video

Guy Hubble's Performance Review

The results of Guy Hubble's performance review aren't quite what he expected.

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

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