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

Repeats

    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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