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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 8 - A Stripe For Frazer

Mainwaring is told that he can have a corporal and a lance corporal in the platoon. This results in Frazer being promoted to lance corporal, with he and Jones fighting it out to see who will get their second stripe.

Notes

The TV version of this episode is currently missing.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 18th March 1974
Time
6:15pm
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Length
30 minutes
Recorded
  • Friday 13th July 1973 at Playhouse Theatre (This was the last recording session featuring [p]James Beck[/p], and the last time his co-stars saw him.)

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
Geoffrey Lumsden Captain / Colonel Square
Michael Knowles Captain Bailey
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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