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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 4 - Keep Young And Beautiful

It is proposed that older members of the Home Guard should join the ARP while younger members of the ARP join the Home Guard. It looks like most of Mainwaring's men could be in the firing line.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 6th April 1976
Time
12:27pm
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

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Date Time Channel
Monday 24th May 2010 7:00pm Radio 7
Thursday 17th May 2012 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 17th May 2012 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 17th May 2012 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 27th February 2014 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 27th February 2014 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 27th February 2014 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 16th November 2015 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 16th November 2015 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 16th November 2015 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 25th September 2017 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 25th September 2017 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 25th September 2017 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 30th December 2019 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 30th December 2019 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 30th December 2019 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 14th January 2022 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Friday 14th January 2022 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 14th January 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
John Snagge Announcer
Guest cast
Michael Burlington The Wig Maker
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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