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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 23 - The Captain's Car

There is good news for the platoon: they are to welcome a French general, and Mainwaring is to get a staff car. It is decided to have the car camouflage-painted - they just have to pick the right car up.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 17th August 1976
Time
12:27pm
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 4th October 2010 7:00pm Radio 7
Thursday 27th September 2012 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 27th September 2012 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 27th September 2012 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 29th September 2012 2:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 10th July 2014 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 10th July 2014 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 10th July 2014 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 28th March 2016 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 28th March 2016 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 28th March 2016 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 5th February 2018 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 5th February 2018 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 5th February 2018 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 10th February 2018 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 11th May 2020 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 11th May 2020 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 11th May 2020 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 27th May 2022 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Friday 27th May 2022 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 27th May 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
John Snagge Announcer
Guest cast
Betty Marsden Lady Maltby
Gerald Green Colonel
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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