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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 3, Episode 10 - My British Buddy

The Americans have joined the war (finally) and some of them are coming to Walmington. It is decided to celebrate their arrival with a darts match in one of the local pubs. The plan does not go well.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 18th May 1976
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
Bill Pertwee ARP Warden Hodges
John Snagge Announcer
Guest cast
Pearl Hackney Mrs Pike
Mollie Sugden Mrs Fox
Wendy Richard Shirley
Jack Watson Colonel Schultz
Michael Middleton The American Sergeant
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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