Fairly Secret Army (1984–1986)

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A retired British Army major tries to fight the forces of anarchy by setting up a supposedly secret taskforce.

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2 | 1

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1986 | 1984
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 Major Harry Kitchener Wellington Truscott (13 episodes, 1984-1986)
Diane Fletcher ...
 Nancy (13 episodes, 1984-1986)
Michael Robbins ...
 Sergeant Major Throttle (12 episodes, 1984-1986)
Liz Fraser ...
 Doris Entwhistle (11 episodes, 1984-1986)
Jeremy Child ...
 Beamish (10 episodes, 1984-1986)
Richard Ridings ...
 Ron Boat (10 episodes, 1984-1986)
Paul Chapman ...
 Peg-Leg Pogson (6 episodes, 1984-1986)
Gary Cady ...
 Paul Truscott (6 episodes, 1986)
Michael J. Jackson ...
 The Cobra (6 episodes, 1986)
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A retired British Army major tries to fight the forces of anarchy by setting up a supposedly secret taskforce.

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Fairly Secret Army
17 November 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Inspired by the 1977 BBC drama 'Secret Army' David Nobb's brilliant Channel 4 comedy series - itself a character spin off from the much lauded Reggie Perrin - set Geoffrey Palmer as Harry Kitchener Wellington Truscott an ex officer of the Queen's Own West Mercian Lowlanders who for some reason refuses to believe that the war is over and is intent on rallying a motley band of clandestine troops to keep the country from falling into the hands of 'lefties, Communists, rapists, Papists and Papist rapists' etc.

Nobb's sparse scripting for Palmer's character (changed from Jimmy to Harry due to copyright reason as the BBC held the 'Perrin' series rights)is a joy to listen to. Some of Harry's mini Soliloquys verge on poetry and, delivered with that hang dog expression that is so Palmer, it's a joy to watch as well.

This series is in dire need of resurrection or at least a DVD outing.


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