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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 2 - If The Cap Fits...

Frazer is becoming increasingly troublesome, so Mainwaring tries to solve the problem by making Frazer a temporary captain. The plan soon gets itself into trouble when a visitor mistakes Frazer for Mainwaring.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 18th February 1975
Time
12:27pm
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

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Date Time Channel
Monday 14th December 2009 7:00pm Radio 7
Saturday 15th October 2011 11:00am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 15th December 2011 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 15th December 2011 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 15th December 2011 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 26th September 2013 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 26th September 2013 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 26th September 2013 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 17th January 2015 11:00am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 15th June 2015 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 15th June 2015 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 15th June 2015 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 6th February 2016 11:00am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 24th April 2017 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 24th April 2017 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 24th April 2017 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 29th July 2019 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 29th July 2019 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 29th July 2019 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 9th August 2020 3:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 10th August 2020 3:00am Radio 4 Extra
Friday 6th August 2021 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Friday 6th August 2021 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 6th August 2021 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 16th July 2022 11:00am Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 16th July 2022 9:00pm 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
Edward Sinclair The Verger
John Snagge Announcer
Guest cast
Fraser Kerr Major General Menzies
Fraser Kerr Sergeant MacKenzie
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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