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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 19 - A Jumbo Sized Problem

The platoon is ordered to plant signposts in order to direct a large convoy, but things are made difficult when the road is blocked by a van carrying a large circus elephant.

Notes

This is based on the TV episode Everybody's Trucking.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 20th July 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
Bill Pertwee ARP Warden Hodges
John Snagge Announcer
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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