Dad's Army. Copyright: BBC.

Dad's Army

BBC Radio 4 sitcom. 67 episodes (3 series), 1974 - 1976. Stars Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn, John Laurie, Arnold Ridley, Ian Lavender, James Beck and others.

Series 3, Episode 18 is repeated on Radio 4 Extra on Monday at 8:30am.

Series 2, Episode 14 - Don't Fence Me In

The platoon replace the resident guards at Walmington's local prison-of-war camp. The fact that the camp is full of Italians instead of Germans makes the job less appealing, but for Walker the prisoners can be put to use.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 13th May 1975
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular 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
Guest cast
John Ringham Captain Turner
Cyril Shaps General Moteverdi
Sion Probert The POW
Sion Probert The Sentry
Writing team
Jimmy Perry Writer
David Croft Writer
Michael Knowles Writer (Adapted By)
Harold Snoad Writer (Adapted By)
Production team
John Dyas Producer
John Snagge Announcer

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