Dad's Army. Copyright: BBC.

Dad's Army

BBC Radio 4 sitcom adapting the Home Guard sitcom for radio. 66 episodes (3 series), 1974 - 1976. Stars Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn, John Laurie and others.

Series 1, Episode 7 is repeated on Radio 4 Extra on Friday at 8am.

Dad's Army

Whilst the Walmington-On-Sea Home Guard are most famous for their exploits on television, they did also carry out their duty on the wireless

1974 - 1976
BBC Radio 4
66   (3 series), plus 1 other episode
Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn, John Laurie, Arnold Ridley, Ian Lavender, James Beck, Graham Stark and others
Jimmy Perry, David Croft, Michael Knowles and Harold Snoad
John Dyas

Adapted from the highly sccessful television series, the radio version of Dad's Army also looked in on the activities of the Walmington-On-Sea Home Guard. The troops are lead by the pompous Captain Mainwaring, with help from this upper-class subordinate Sergeant Wilson and old war-horse Lance Corporal Jones.

There was also the usual members of the platoon: mummy's boy Private Pike; pessimistic and miserly Scotsman Private Frazer; old and frail Private Godfrey; and black market 'spiv' Private Walker.

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Dad's Army

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Laugh track
Live audience

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First broadcast
Monday 28th January 1974 on BBC Radio 4 at 6:15pm
Last new broadcast
Tuesday 7th September 1976 on BBC Radio 4 at 12:27pm
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 1 Episode 7: Friday at 8am on Radio 4 Extra
  2. Series 1 Episode 7: Friday at 12pm on Radio 4 Extra
  3. Series 1 Episode 7: Friday at 7pm on Radio 4 Extra

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