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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 2, Episode 10 - Brain Versus Brawn

The platoon is angered when they learn that some officers are trying to create a Home Guard style commando unit from the younger soldiers. In response, they plan to tackle an exercise using their minds rather than their physical strength.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 15th April 1975
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

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
Larry Martyn Private Walker
John Snagge Announcer
Guest cast
Avril Angers The Waitress
Avril Angers The Policewoman
Robert Raglan Colonel Pritchard
Stuart Sherwin Mr Fairbrother
Stuart Sherwin The Corporal
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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