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Cast of the new Dad's Army film (left to right): Blake Harrison as Pike, Danny Mays as Walker, Tom Courtenay as Corporal Jones, Toby Jones as Captain Mainwaring, Bill Paterson as Fraser, Bill Nighy as Wilson and Michael Gambon as Godfrey. Universal Pictures/PA Wire

The critics may have spoken – and not always in the kindest terms – but for the most ardent of Dad’s Army fans, the new film version of the classic comedy does not disappoint.

Actor Alan Rickman attends the premiere of

A Norwich cinema is to host a charity screening tomorrow night of the film Die Hard in memory of the actor Alan Rickman.

(l-r) Daniel Mays, Toby Jones, Sir Michael Gambon, Catherine Zeta Jones, Blake Harrison, Tom Courtenay and Bill Paterson attending the World premiere of Dad's Army at the Odeon Leicester Square, London on Tuesday night. Photo: Ian West/PA Wire.

The Dad’s Army movie had its London premiere last night with stars including Catherine Zeta-Jones taking to the red carpet.

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The Dad’s Army film is set for its London premiere tonight and although the film was shot in Bridlington, the original TV series was filmed in Thetford.

Dad's Army

Dad’s Army may have been set in Walmington-on-Sea, but it is Thetford – where much of it was filmed – which has long considered itself the series’ spiritual home.

Charlotte Rampling and director Andrew Haigh on the set of 45 Years.

45 Years is a new departure for former Norwich Golden Triangle resident Andrew Haigh whose previous feature films were about young gay men.

UEA Professor Dr Tom Phillips who has been undertaking a research project into the buzz surrounding the new Star Wars franchise outside Odeon Riverside, Norwich. Photo : Steve Adams

A ten-year wait ended on Thursday as thousands of Star Wars fans finally got to see The Force Awakens.

Local actor Johnny Lynch has a role in the new Star Wars film as a First Order Stormtrooper and is just back from promoting the movie in Mexico.  Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

At first it seemed that Norfolk boasted the great honour of a single stormtrooper in the newly released Star Wars movie – but now another has slipped his mask.

A still from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Pictured: Rey (Daisy Ridley). Picture: PA Photo/ucasfilm Ltd.

It’s four stars out of five for Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens

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