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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 16 - A Question Of Reference

When the platoon go on an exercise, Jones and Godfrey make a mistake with the map reference and send the rest of the men to the wrong spot. The spot that Mainwaring goes to just happens to be the target for the 25-pounders.

Notes

This is based on the TV episode The Desperate Drive Of Corporal Jones.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 29th June 1976
Time
12:27pm
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Length
30 minutes

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
John Snagge Announcer
Guest cast
Peter Williams The Colonel
Michael Burlington The Signaller
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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