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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 2 - The Honourable Man

A member of the Soviet Union is visiting Walmington, and it is up to Mainwaring to make a speech. However, it looks like Wilson may replace him after the Sergeant inherits the title of 'The Honourable Arthur Wilson'.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 23rd March 1976
Time
12:27pm
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 10th May 2010 7:00pm Radio 7
Thursday 3rd May 2012 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 3rd May 2012 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 3rd May 2012 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 13th February 2014 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 13th February 2014 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 13th February 2014 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 2nd November 2015 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 2nd November 2015 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 2nd November 2015 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 11th September 2017 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 11th September 2017 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 11th September 2017 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 16th December 2019 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 16th December 2019 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 16th December 2019 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 31st December 2021 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Friday 31st December 2021 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 31st December 2021 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
John Snagge Announcer
Guest cast
Julian Orchard Mr Upton, the Town Clerk
Fraser Kerr The Visiting Russian
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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