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 16 is repeated on Radio 4 Extra on Friday at 8am.

Series 1, Episode 14 - The Loneliness Of The Long-Distance Walker

Walker is called-up into the regular Army. The platoon are worried that they will be worse off without Walker (where will they get 'vital supplies' from?), so they try their best to keep him in the Home Guard.


The TV version of this episode is currently missing.

Broadcast details

Monday 29th April 1974
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Arthur Lowe Captain Mainwaring
John Le Mesurier Sergeant Wilson
Clive Dunn Lance Corporal Jones
John Laurie Private Frazer
Arnold Ridley Private Godfrey
Graham Stark Private Walker
Guest cast
Jack Watson The Sergeant
Jack Watson The Brigadier
Judith Furse Chairwoman
Michael Knowles The Captain
Michael Knowles Mr Rees
Writing team
Jimmy Perry Writer
David Croft Writer
Michael Knowles Writer (Adapted By)
Harold Snoad Writer (Adapted By)
Production team
John Dyas Producer
John Snagge Announcer

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