Captain Mainwaring. Credit: BBC Studios
Dad's Army: The Animations

Dad's Army: The Animations

  • TV sitcom
  • Gold
  • 2023
  • 4 episodes (1 series)

Five lost episodes of Dad's Army, animated to surviving soundtrack recordings. Stars Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn, John Laurie, David Benson and more.

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Series 1, Episode 1 - The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Walker

Dad's Army: The Animations. Credit: BBC Studios
Private Walker is called up into the army and Captain Mainwaring does all he can to appeal the decision.


The audio of this episode comes substantially from the 1973/4 radio adaptation, with amendments.

Broadcast details

Monday 6th November 2023
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 7th November 2023 7:30pm Gold
Tuesday 28th November 2023 8:00pm Gold
Saturday 9th December 2023 10:35am Gold


Cast & crew

Arthur Lowe Captain Mainwaring (Voice)
John Le Mesurier Sergeant Wilson (Voice)
Clive Dunn Lance Corporal Jones (Voice)
John Laurie Private Frazer (Voice)
David Benson Private Walker (Voice)
Arnold Ridley Private Godfrey (Voice)
Jack Lane Private Pike (Voice)
Guest cast
Jack Watson The Brigadier (Voice)
Michael Knowles Captain Cutts (Voice)
Judith Furse (as Judith Furze) The Chairwoman (Voice)
Writing team
Jimmy Perry Writer
David Croft Writer
Michael Knowles Writer (Additional Material)
Harold Snoad Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Charles Norton Director
John Dyas Director
Charles Norton Producer
John Dyas Producer
Rebecca Richmond Executive Producer
Paul Hembury Executive Producer
Pete Thornton Executive Producer
Paul Joel Production Designer

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