British Comedy Guide

Please consider donating to help British Comedy Guide produce quality comedy coverage. Thank you. Find out more
Dad's Army. Copyright: BBC
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.

F
X
R
W
E

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 6 - The Armoured Might Of Lance Corporal Jones

Walker suggests to Jones that he should give the platoon his butchers van so that he can get free petrol for it. The plan backfires however, when Mainwaring converts the van to run on gas.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 4th March 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
James Beck Private Walker
Bill Pertwee ARP Warden Hodges
John Snagge Announcer
Guest cast
Pearl Hackney Mrs Pike
Richard Davies The Volunteer
Elizabeth Morgan Mrs Leonard
Diana Bishop Miss Meadows
Writing team
Jimmy Perry Writer
David Croft Writer
Michael Knowles Writer (Adapted By)
Harold Snoad Writer (Adapted By)
Production team
John Dyas Producer

Share this page