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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 3 - Put That Light Out!

Jones, Frazer, Pike and Godfrey go on patrol in the local lighthouse, but soon course trouble when they turn the light on and shine it over Walmington-on-Sea... during an air-raid.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 25th February 1975
Time
12:27pm
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

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Date Time Channel
Monday 28th December 2009 7:00pm Radio 7
Saturday 15th October 2011 11:30am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 22nd December 2011 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 22nd December 2011 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 22nd December 2011 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 3rd October 2013 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 3rd October 2013 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 3rd October 2013 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 17th January 2015 11:30am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 22nd June 2015 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 22nd June 2015 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 22nd June 2015 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 6th February 2016 11:30am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 1st May 2017 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 1st May 2017 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 1st May 2017 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 5th August 2019 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 5th August 2019 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 5th August 2019 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 9th August 2020 3:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 10th August 2020 3:30am Radio 4 Extra
Friday 13th August 2021 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Friday 13th August 2021 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 13th August 2021 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 16th July 2022 11:30am Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 16th July 2022 9:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 9th November 2023 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 9th November 2023 1:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 9th November 2023 6:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 10th November 2023 3:00am 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
Bill Pertwee ARP Warden Hodges
John Snagge Announcer
Guest cast
Avril Angers Telephone Operator
Stuart Sherwin Lighthouse Keeper
Stuart Sherwin 2nd Warden
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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