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Fisherman’s Friends – Press Updates

Fisherman’s Friends is released on Friday 15 March! The film’s premiere is Thursday 14 March in Cornwall.

Television

7 March: Daniel Mays interview on Good Morning Britain (Towards the end of the program)

8 March: Soccer AM – 10AM Sky One

Radio/Podcast:

8 March: BBC Radio Cornwall – available online now. Danny’s interview begins around the 2 hour 10 minute mark.

Hawksbee and Jacobs – TalkSport Radio- there is usually a podcast/episode roundup available if you missed it.

Kermode on Film Podcast: check your favourite podcast site on Tuesday 12 March to listen to Danny discuss Fisherman’s Friends (and more!) with Mark Kermode. Danny’s interview begins around the 31 minute mark.

13 March – BBC Radio Kent– Danny’s interview begins approximately 10 minutes into the broadcast.

Chris Evans: Friday 15 March – Virgin Radio listen in from 6:30-10AM. There is usually a weekly podcast roundup of the guest interviews.

17 March – Michael Ball Show BBC Radio 2- tune in from 11AM.

Newspaper/Magazine/Web:

Guardian– feature article coming soon!

Yahoo Movies

THN: interview released during the week of 11 March.

10 March – The Sun – Fabulous Magazine

Radio Times – 16-22 March edition

Time Out

Featurette of the film:

Check back for updates!

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Dad’s Army Press Updates

There is a lot of fun and exciting Dad’s Army press happening this week ahead of the film’s opening on Friday 5 February.  We will be updating this page with the latest news and videos.

Universal UK Youtube channel clips of Dad’s Army

Interviews with Daniel Mays and Blake Harrison:
What’s On TV
ITN

Does the Dad’s Army film cast know the theme song?
Empire Magazine (auto-play video!)

The cast gets quizzed on Dad’s Army – How did they do? Empire Magazine

Getting nostalgic with the Dad’s Army cast via the BBC

Dad’s Army film director Oliver Parker and writer Hamish McColl on turning Britain’s much loved sitcom into a feature film via BBC Front Row

The Women of Dad’s Army via The MCMBuzz YouTube channel

Dad’s Army film spotlights role of women in the war via BBC News

See what Danny Mays and Blake Harrison think this weekend’s Premier League matches will bring as they go up against Mark Lawrenson in this week’s Premier League predictions: Lawro v Dad’s Army stars.

How the new Dad’s Army film was made via British Comedy Guide

Updated 5 February

Book your tickets for Dad’s Army

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The Red Lion Interviews & Press

14 June: Fantastic interview with Peter Wight from The Stage.  
10 June 2015 – More photos from The Red Lion press photo call at the Dorfman Theatre on 9 June 2015 (via photographer Elliott Franks). And photographer Alastair Muir

Curtis Brown article on Daniel Mays’ National Theatre debut this evening in The Red Lion.

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9 June 2015: BBC Front Row has an excellent John Wilson interview with The Red Lion’s talented playwright (and mega Lewes FC supporter) Patrick Marber.

–  Another great interview with Patrick Marber from ESPN FC.

–  Patrick Marber on ‘The Red Lion’, writer’s block, and getting fired from ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’  via The Independent.

8 June 2015: Additional production photos for The Red Lion released by The National Theatre.

7 June 2015: The Observer New Review (Guardian): Daniel Mays: ‘Football is just the gateway. It’s really about betrayal, loss and ambition’

5 June 2015: Time Out has a first look at The Red Lion production photos.

29 May 2015: Sport on stage: talk a good game Like other sporting dramas, Patrick Marber’s new play about football takes on wider resonance (login needed).

19 May 2015: Interview with director Ian Rickson The Red Lion: A play for Non-League supporters
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Daniel Mays Attends Gala Performance of The Ruling Class

Daniel Mays attended the gala performance of The Ruling Class starring James McAvoy Wednesday evening at Trafalgar Studios.
Getty Images has some great photos from the after party:

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Dad’s Army: First Official Photos

Universal Pictures has released the first official photo of the Dad’s Army cast!

It is 1944 and World War II is reaching its climax. The Allies are poised to invade France and finally defeat the German army. But in Walmington-on-Sea morale amongst the Home Guard is low. Their new mission then – to patrol the Dover army base – is a great chance to revive spirits and reputation, that is until glamorous journalist Rose Winters arrives to write about their exploits, setting the pulses racing and putting the local women on red alert. MI5 then discover a radio signal sent direct to Berlin from Walmington-on-Sea. There’s a spy on the loose! The outcome of the war is suddenly at stake, and it falls to our unlikely heroes to stand up and be counted.

DAD’S ARMY’S cast includes Bill Nighy as Wilson Catherine Zeta Jones as Rose Toby Jones as Captain Mainwaring, Tom Courtenay as Corporal Jones Michael Gambon as Godfrey, Blake Harrison as Pike, Danny Mays as Walker , Bill Paterson as Fraser, Sarah Lancashire , Alison Steadman, Mark Gatiss, and Annette Crosbie.

Shooting is currently taking place on location in Yorkshire.

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Daniel Mays Cast as Private Joe Walker in Dad’s Army Film

Exciting news today that Daniel Mays has been cast as Private Joe Walker, the well known Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard spiv, or rather “Wholesales Supplier”, in the upcoming Dad’s Army film!

The stellar cast includes Catherine Zeta Jones as a journalist reporting on the Home Guard, Toby Jones as Captain Mainwaring, Bill Nighy as Sgt. Wilson, Blake Harrison as Private Pike, along with Mark Gatiss, Michael Gambon, Sarah Lancashire and others.

“It is 1944 and World War II is reaching its climax. The Allies are poised to invade France and finally defeat the German army. But in Walmington-on-Sea morale amongst the Home Guard is low. Their new mission then – to patrol the Dover army base – is a great chance to revive spirits and reputation, that is until glamorous journalist Rose Winters arrives to write about their exploits, setting the pulses racing and putting the local women on red alert. MI5 then discover a radio signal sent direct to Berlin from Walmington-on-Sea. There’s a spy on the loose! The outcome of the war is suddenly at stake, and it falls to our unlikely heroes to stand up and be counted.”

The beloved BBC series aired from 1968-1977 and still brings in 2 million viewers whenever it’s shown on BBC2.

Filming on Dad’s Army commences very soon in Yorkshire.

The Hollywood Reporter

BBC News

Stay tuned for more news!