Don't panic! The Home Guard is back

TELEVISION favourite Dad s Army is back in a stage version of the classic at The Queen Mother Theatre in Hitchin. Jimmy Perry and David Croft s original BBC TV series was first screened in 1968 and soon became a comedy classic, running for nearly 10 years

TELEVISION favourite Dad's Army is back in a stage version of the classic at The Queen Mother Theatre in Hitchin.

Jimmy Perry and David Croft's original BBC TV series was first screened in 1968 and soon became a comedy classic, running for nearly 10 years and capturing the hearts of millions with its gentle, timeless humour and bulldog spirit.

Recreated for the stage, this lavish new production breathes new life into the misadventures of the Home Guard platoon in their fictional south coast town of Walmington-on-Sea.

The show, which includes four episodes linked with additional material, takes place at 7.45pm from Monday, February 25, to March 1.

Tickets are £9, or £8 for concessions on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and all tickets on Mondays are £5.

On February 29 it is the theatre's 25th anniversary gala night and a black tie event. Tickets are £15 and the show starts at 7pm.

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M MEMBERS of the Big Spirit Youth Theatre will be performing Larkrise to Candleford at The Queen Mother Theatre in Hitchin.

A trilogy originally written by Flora Thompson, Larkrise to Candleford is currently being shown as a 10-part adaptation on BBC1 and has been written as a play by Keith Dewhurst.

Ms Thompson's books are a semi-autobiographical account of life in an Oxfordshire village around 1890.

This stage production, full of folk music, dance and drama, is a chance to return to English country life in the late Victorian period.

The play will be performed at 7.45pm from March 12 to 15.

Tickets, are £8 or £5 for concessions.

For details of the above shows and to book tickets, call the box office on 01462 455166 or online at www.queenmothertheatre.org.uk

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