It Sticks Out Half A Mile. Image shows from L to R: Frank Pike (Ian Lavender), Arthur Wilson (John Le Mesurier), Miss Perkins (Vivienne Martin), Bert Hodges (Bill Pertwee). Copyright: BBC
It Sticks Out Half A Mile

It Sticks Out Half A Mile

  • Radio sitcom
  • BBC Radio 2
  • 1983 - 1984
  • 14 episodes (1 series)

Radio spin-off from Dad's Army, with John Le Mesurier, Ian Lavender and Bill Pertwee returning as Wilson, Pike and Hodges. Stars John Le Mesurier, Ian Lavender, Bill Pertwee and Vivienne Martin.

Episode menu

Pilot, Episode 1 - Loyal Support

George Mainwaring has returned to England, having been working in Switzerland. He is shocked to learn that Frambourne is demolishing the local pier. Mainwaring goes to the bank to get a loan so that he can buy the pier, and is startled to discover the bank manager is his former employee, Arthur Wilson.


Recorded: Sunday 19th July 1981.

Broadcast details

This episode has never been broadcast.

Cast & crew

John Le Mesurier Arthur Wilson
Guest cast
Arthur Lowe George Mainwaring
Josephine Tewson Miss Baines
Duggie Brown (as Dougie Brown) Stephen Rawlings
Timothy Bateson Guthrie
Anthony Sharp Charles Hunter
Sydney Bromley Percy Short
Hayden Wood The Man
Writing team
Harold Snoad Writer
Michael Knowles Writer
Production team
Jonathan James-Moore Producer

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