Captain Mainwaring's private battles: How Arthur Lowe was so similar to his irascible Dad's Army character that he made filming a fractious ordeal

Lowe as Captain Mainwaring (centre) with John Le Mesurier as Sergeant Wilson (right) and Clive Dunn as Corporal Jones (left) Dad's Army- A British comedy sitcom about the Home Guard during the Second World War. It was written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft and broadcast on BBC television between 1968 and 1977

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The 10 best British youth cultures

Mods with clean-cut fashions an bands or British bands influenced by them, such as the Small Faces and the Who: the three-button, 14” bottom, mohair suit, fishtail parkas, Fred Perry polos, Hush Puppies, a Vespa with 20 or ...

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Dad's Army - my dad used to laugh his cap off at this!

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Jimmy Choo | || | Yo-yo!!! I see an equation here, LoL!! Sleek + Sexy x (Elegant + Classic) = Strut Your Stuff ...

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Designer expertly paints mouthwatering shoes that look like cakes

Artistic touch: Chris applies three dimensional sculptures to the footwear so they look like cherries and dollops of ice-cream

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BBC tv screened the sit-com 'Dad's Army' from 1968 onwards. Set in a Home Guard unit during WW2, the main characters entered the national psyche. Actors Arthur Lowe, James Beck, John Lawrie, John Le Mesurier, Ian Lavender, Arnold Ridley and Clive Dunn played out one of the UK's finest comedy series, scripted by Jimmy Perry and David Croft.

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