Radiotimes has made a fun comparison between the original cast of Dad’s Army and the new cast from the upcoming feature film. Bill Nighy plays Sergeant Wilson.
Have a look at the old and new cast here:
Dad’s Army cast comparison
Bill Nighy finally returns to the stage in his hometown London. Bill Nighy, Carey Mulligan and Matthew Beard will star in a production of David Hare’s Skylight directed by Stephen Daldry. The play opens at Wyndham’s Theatre on 18 June 2014 (previews from 6 June).
About Time by Richard Curtis and with Bill Nighy is about to have its release in the UK and there are lots of news items about it floading the internet. Here are some handpicked ones. The Huffington Post has a great interview with Bill Nighy about the film, and how it made him think about … Read more
British actor Bill Nighy says he was offered the role of the Doctor, but he turned it down because it “comes with too much baggage.” Just imagine what that could have been like, Bill Nighy as Dr. Who. Well that is not going to happen, but Bill Nighy did feature in one of the Dr. … Read more
Also go and see Bill on BBC breakfast, passionately making his case: Bill Nighy on BBC breakfast. And support the Robin Hood Tax initiative and Bill on Facebook.
More than 50 charities are supporting a UK campaign to levy a Tobin tax on transactions between financial institutions, which can be used to help fight poverty, protect public services and tackle climate change. The campaign will be launched today with an online promotional film written by Richard Curtis, the writer of Four Weddings and … Read more
Pirate Radio More video clips and still from Pirate Radio (The Boat That Rocked) have been released. One of the funniest scenes in the film is where The Count (Philip Seymour Hoffman) is about to say the F-word on radio for the very first time. Quentin, boss of Radio Rock isn’t too pleased about that: … Read more
Bill Nighy has recorded an exclusive Telegraph podcast for anyone wishing to train (running) in Hyde Park. The podcast describes the history of the royal parks and offers tips to runners. Bill giving tips to runners, who would have thought! The podcast is highly enjoyable, so be sure to listen to it. If Bill has … Read more
It has been a long wait for Bill Nighy fans in the US, but Pirate Radio (The Boat That Rocked) is on its way to your cinemas at last. The film has been reedited and will be slightly shorter than the original version, but here is a taste of what to expect: US release date: … Read more
BIll Nighy is starring in Statuesque, a new short film which tells the story of a love triangle between two living statues and an admirer who observes his object of affection every day among the Christmas shoppers – but is unaware that he too is being watched. It is a silent short film written and … Read more
Bill Nighy will star in a new black comedy about two 19th century grave robbers who find a lucrative business providing cadavers for an Edinburgh medical school. It is uncertain what role Bill will play, but it won’t be one of the two murderous leads. Simon Pegg has been cast as one of them though. … Read more
Bill in 12 Days of Christmas Sky will produce 12 Days of Christmas, a dozen eight-minute silent films which will be broadcast on Sky1. Bill Nighy will star in Statuesque, which tells the story of a love triangle between two living statues and an admirer who observes his object of affection every day among the … Read more
More Bill G-Force and Leonard Saber are doing really well at the US Box office: Guinea pigs break Potter’s spell Bill Nighy: ‘As an actor, I’ve never had a plan’ Lovely interview in the UK Times. BBC: Bill on “first guinea pig movie” New (?) Afternoon radio play with Bill Nighy on BBC4, Thursday 14:15 … Read more