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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 24 - The Two And A Half Feathers

The Home Guard get a new private in their ranks, who just so happens to know Jones. However, their relationship is not a happy one, as the new arrival claims that Jones left him in the desert to die. However, Jones sets out to tell the truth.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 24th August 1976
Time
12:27pm
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 11th October 2010 7:00pm Radio 7
Thursday 4th October 2012 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 4th October 2012 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 4th October 2012 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 17th July 2014 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 17th July 2014 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 17th July 2014 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 4th April 2016 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 4th April 2016 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 4th April 2016 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 12th February 2018 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 12th February 2018 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 12th February 2018 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 18th May 2020 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 18th May 2020 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 18th May 2020 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 3rd June 2022 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Friday 3rd June 2022 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 3rd June 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
Avril Angers Edna
Michael Bates Private Clarke
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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