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Dad's Army

Dad's Army

  • Radio sitcom
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 1974 - 1976
  • 66 episodes (3 series)

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. Stars Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn, John Laurie, Arnold Ridley and more.

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Series 1, Episode 12 - Something Nasty In The Vault

During an air-raid, the bank is hit by a bomb. The good news is that the bomb has not blow up. The bad news is reason why it has not: Mainwaring and Wilson are holding it.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 15th April 1974
Time
6:15pm
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 5th October 2009 7:00pm Radio 7
Saturday 18th June 2011 2:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 19th June 2011 8:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 18th July 2013 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 18th July 2013 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 18th July 2013 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 6th April 2015 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 6th April 2015 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 6th April 2015 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 20th May 2019 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 20th May 2019 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 20th May 2019 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 28th May 2021 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Friday 28th May 2021 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 28th May 2021 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Cast
Arthur Lowe Captain Mainwaring
John Le Mesurier Sergeant Wilson
Clive Dunn Lance Corporal Jones
John Laurie Private Frazer
Ian Lavender Private Pike
Bill Pertwee ARP Warden Hodges
John Snagge Announcer
Guest cast
John Barron Mr West
Frank Thornton Captain Rogers
Elizabeth Morgan Janet King
Writing team
Jimmy Perry Writer
David Croft Writer
Michael Knowles Writer (Adapted By)
Harold Snoad Writer (Adapted By)
Production team
John Dyas Producer

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