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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 2, Episode 13 - Getting The Bird

Jones is running low on meat, but Walker claims that he can get some for him in the form of pigeons. But surely a massive drop in the pigeon population in Trafalgar Square cannot go unnoticed?

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 6th May 1975
Time
12:27pm
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

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Date Time Channel
Monday 8th March 2010 7:00pm Radio 7
Thursday 1st March 2012 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 1st March 2012 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 1st March 2012 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 3rd March 2012 2:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 12th December 2013 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 12th December 2013 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 12th December 2013 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 31st August 2015 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 31st August 2015 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 31st August 2015 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 10th July 2017 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 10th July 2017 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 10th July 2017 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 14th October 2019 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 14th October 2019 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 14th October 2019 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 22nd October 2021 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Friday 22nd October 2021 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 22nd October 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
Larry Martyn Private Walker
Frank Williams The Vicar
John Snagge Announcer
Guest cast
Diana Bishop Sergeant Wilson's daughter
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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