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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 9 - Operation Kilt

The platoon take part in an exercise in which they must protect the church hall from being captured by full-time soldiers lead by a Scottish captain.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 25th March 1974
Time
6:15pm
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

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Date Time Channel
Monday 14th September 2009 7:00pm Radio 7
Saturday 28th May 2011 2:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 29th May 2011 8:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 27th June 2013 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 27th June 2013 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 27th June 2013 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 29th June 2013 2:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 16th March 2015 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 16th March 2015 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 16th March 2015 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 27th March 2017 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 27th March 2017 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 27th March 2017 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 29th April 2019 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 29th April 2019 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 29th April 2019 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 7th May 2021 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Friday 7th May 2021 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 7th May 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
Pearl Hackney Mrs Pike
John Snagge Announcer
Guest cast
Jack Watson Captain Ogilvy
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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