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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 19 - No Spring For Frazer

Frazer loses the butterfly spring from his Lewis gun, and believes that it ended up in a coffin he made. When he tries to get the coffin, it turns out that it has already been taken away.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 3rd June 1974
Time
6:15pm
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 23rd November 2009 7:00pm Radio 7
Thursday 24th November 2011 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 24th November 2011 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 24th November 2011 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 26th November 2011 2:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 5th September 2013 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 5th September 2013 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 5th September 2013 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 7th September 2013 2:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 25th May 2015 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 25th May 2015 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 25th May 2015 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 30th May 2015 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 8th July 2019 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 8th July 2019 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 8th July 2019 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 16th July 2021 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Friday 16th July 2021 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 16th July 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
Arnold Ridley Private Godfrey
Edward Sinclair The Verger
John Snagge Announcer
Guest cast
Joan Cooper Miss Baker
Timothy Bateson Mr Blewitt
Timothy Bateson Captain Turner
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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