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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 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 television episode "The Desperate Drive of Corporal Jones".

Broadcast details

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

Repeats

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Date Time Channel
Monday 16th August 2010 7:00pm Radio 7
Thursday 9th August 2012 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 9th August 2012 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 9th August 2012 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 22nd May 2014 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 22nd May 2014 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 22nd May 2014 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 8th February 2016 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 8th February 2016 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 8th February 2016 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 18th December 2017 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 18th December 2017 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 18th December 2017 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 23rd March 2020 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 23rd March 2020 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 23rd March 2020 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 8th April 2022 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Friday 8th April 2022 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 8th April 2022 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 9th April 2022 12:30pm 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
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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