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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 20 - Sons Of The Sea

Mainwaring gets his hand on a boat and plans to set up river patrols. A practice runs ends disastrously after they end up at sea, and suspect they have crossed the channel to France.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 10th June 1974
Time
6:15pm
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 30th November 2009 7:00pm Radio 7
Sunday 6th December 2009 4:30pm Radio 7
Thursday 1st December 2011 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 1st December 2011 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 1st December 2011 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 12th September 2013 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 12th September 2013 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 12th September 2013 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 1st June 2015 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 1st June 2015 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 1st June 2015 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 15th July 2019 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 15th July 2019 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 15th July 2019 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 23rd July 2021 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Friday 23rd July 2021 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 23rd 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
Ian Lavender Private Pike
Guest cast
Timothy Bateson Mr Maxwell
Timothy Bateson Ensemble Actor
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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