Catherine Zeta-Jones is making her way from The Darling Buds of May to be one of The Darling Buds of Bridlington.
Catherine Zeta-Jones in Dads Army
So the cast of the new Dads Army movie is coming together. This is already including Bill Nighy, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Blake Harrison, Michael Gambon and of course not forgetting the lovely Sarah Lancashire.
The Dads Army movie has a wonderful back drop ready and waiting. The Old Town in Bridlington is a perfect setting for the 1940’s Walmington on Sea.
The story line of the new Dads Army movie is a simple one with the usual characters of Pike, Captain Mainwaring and Jones of course. The new character in the movie is played by Catherine Zeta-Jones.
In Dads Army Catherine Zeta-Jones plays a glamorous journalist. She has been sent to report on the workings of the Home Guard. Of course the platoon which she has been sent to review is the one led by Captain Mainwaring.
All is going swimmingly until MI5 discover that somewhere in the town of Walmington-on-Sea there is a German spy. Captin Mainwaring, played by Toby Jones, of course will try and save the day.
Bridlington Old Town is already gearing up to host the filming of the Dads Army movie. The Georgian festival is being reworked to ensure that its style and appearance fits in with the demands of the movie world.
Of course the cast, Catherine Zeta-Jones in particular, will need accommodation during the filming of the movie. Undoubtedly they will look at the best in town especially The Royal Bridlington. We are looking forward to the call.
It is wonderful that the Screen Yorkshire’s Yorkshire Content Fund has part funded the filming. This has enabled the Dads Army team to choose Bridlington. Of course we and the town look forward to welcoming the Director Oliver Parker and all of the cast and crew.
The best thing to remember though is “Don’t Panic – you are in Great Bridlington”!