Release Bad Lads Army On DVD

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We the undersigned wish to petition TwentyTwenty TV to release some (or all) of the Bad Lads Army series to DVD.

Bad Lads Army is a British reality TV programme shown on ITV based on the premise of subjecting delinquent individuals to the conditions of British National Service of the 1950s in order to rehabilitate them. The programme came from Lads Army (a programme name which is itself a play on Dads Army) which put some volunteers into National Service conditions. The belief expressed by some that National Service would sort out young people if it was still used today naturally led to a repeat of the experiment with the volunteers being petty criminals.

The programme format is simple. The "recruits" are issued clothing of the era and fed and quartered according to the standards of the time. Their free time is limited to visits to the NAAFI with period refreshments and facilities. The recruits form a single platoon made up of two sections each under the care of a section leader. By turns the recruits compete as sections against other building a sense of competition but also of teamwork and loyalty. Success brings modest rewards. Praise is given for whole-hearted attempts at tasks.

Each series had a slightly different format to its predecessors. In its fourth series Bad Lads Army: Extreme Within each series a small number of recruits have either walked out (after a 24 hour cooling off period, generally in the guard house), or been ejected. The majority of the remainder claim some benefit from the experience and some have chosen the British Army as a career at the end of it.

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www.itv.com/badlads www.twentytwenty.tv http://www.youtube.com/watchv=dLXXb-gQ7jo
  • Peter harbison
    Peter harbison United Kingdom, Hounslow
    May 19, 2017
    May 19, 2017
    My grandad went through this my family and i always used to.watch it with him he loved seeing it please release it
  • Darren Ladd
    Darren Ladd United Kingdom, Maidstone
    Apr 30, 2017
    Apr 30, 2017
    This was a fantastic series, and without either repeating on tv or releasing dvd's, many people will be missing out on it.
  • Tristan
    Tristan United Kingdom, Greenford
    Apr 02, 2017
    Apr 02, 2017
    ive for the the LADS ARMY box set but would love to have the BAD LADS ARMY version out on DVD too, it's a top program that was put on TV showing a true ways to break criminals into gentlemen and overall very funny as well, out seasons 2-4 on box set please.
  • Frances A Kitching
    Frances A Kitching United Kingdom, New Malden
    Mar 19, 2017
    Mar 19, 2017
    frances.kitching@btinternet.com
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