Patrick Arends
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Dad's Army – May 2013

One of English Heritage’s great country houses, Brodsworth Hall is located in Yorkshire. This series of photographs shows a fun packed sun packed full weekend of World War II re-enactments.

It’s strange to see loads of grown up men ‘play soldier’, very much like the BBC’s ‘Dad’s Army’. Being completely taken back in time with their perfect uniforms and excellent haircuts and even old-English, their attitude was bang on. Always staying in character, for instance not understanding what a visitor’s mobile phone is. (more)