Bad Lad’s Army (2004): S02E02


Introduction

Lads’ Army (consequently known as Bad Lads’ Army, Bad Lads’ Army: Officer Class and Bad Lads’ Army: Extreme) was a reality game show that constituted a historically derived social experiment.

Shown on ITV, the series was based on the premise of subjecting today’s delinquent young men to the conditions of conscripts to British Army National Service of the 1950s to see if this could rehabilitate them.

Outline

The recruits are instructed about personal hygiene the Fifties Army style, using a towel wetted in their eating kit on their bare arses in open air. Sergeant Allistair Rae now takes charge of their actual drill, constantly making a rudely shouted fuzz about roll call, hair-style. Next their physical condition is assessed, the exercise prospect makes more bad lads doubt whether to stand the though regime or leave, staff tries to motivate them to stay. From now on, barracks inspections carry physical sanctions. Next nightmare is the provost sergeant, Jeff Edwards, camp …

Bad Lad’s Army Series

You can find a full index and overview of Bad Lad’s Army here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 15 July 2004.
  • Rating: 15.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes.
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.

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