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Dad's Army

Dad's Army

  • Radio sitcom
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 1974 - 1976
  • 67 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 2 - Museum Piece

The LDV are short of weapons, so Captain Mainwaring marches on the Peabody Museum of Historic Army Weapons, closed for the duration. There is an obstacle however in the form of the curator, who just happens to be Jones's father.

Broadcast details

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

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
James Beck Private Walker
John Snagge Announcer
Guest cast
Eric Woodburn George Jones
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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