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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 3, Episode 15 - The Royal Train

The platoon go to the railway station in order to honour the King who is travelling through. When another train blocks the line, Mainwaring decides to move the train himself, but then there is the small matter of stopping it.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 22nd June 1976
Time
12:27pm
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 9th August 2010 7:00pm Radio 7
Thursday 2nd August 2012 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 2nd August 2012 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 2nd August 2012 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 4th August 2012 2:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 15th May 2014 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 15th May 2014 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 15th May 2014 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 1st February 2016 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 1st February 2016 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 1st February 2016 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 11th December 2017 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 11th December 2017 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 11th December 2017 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 16th March 2020 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 16th March 2020 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 16th March 2020 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 1st April 2022 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Friday 1st April 2022 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 1st April 2022 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
Bill Pertwee ARP Warden Hodges
Frank Williams The Vicar
John Snagge Announcer
Guest cast
Stuart Sherwin The Station Master
Fraser Kerr The Train Driver
Michael Middleton The Driver's Mate
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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