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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 16 - The Bullet Is Not For Firing

The platoon get into trouble when they fire at a German plane. Mainwaring therefore organises a court of inquiry into the whole situation.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 13th May 1974
Time
6:15pm
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 2nd November 2009 7:00pm Radio 7
Sunday 8th November 2009 2:30pm Radio 7
Thursday 3rd November 2011 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 3rd November 2011 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 3rd November 2011 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 5th November 2011 2:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 15th August 2013 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 15th August 2013 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 15th August 2013 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 4th May 2015 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 4th May 2015 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 4th May 2015 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 17th June 2019 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 17th June 2019 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 17th June 2019 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 25th June 2021 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Friday 25th June 2021 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 25th June 2021 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Cast
Arthur Lowe Captain Mainwaring
John Le Mesurier Sergeant Wilson
Clive Dunn Lance Corporal Jones
Arnold Ridley Private Godfrey
Graham Stark Private Walker
Frank Williams The Vicar
John Snagge Announcer
Guest cast
Michael Knowles Captain Pringle
Timothy Bateson Captain Marsh
John Whitehall The Choir
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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