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 4 - The Animated Christmas Specials

Captain Mainwaring. Credit: BBC Studios
In these two shorts (from Christmas Day 1968 and Christmas Day 1970), Captain Mainwaring drills his platoon in physical fitness and assembles a choir to entertain the troops.

Notes

The audio of this episode comes from the original television specials.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 27th November 2023
Time
8pm
Channel
Gold
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 28th November 2023 7:30pm Gold
Friday 1st December 2023 1:55pm Gold
Friday 1st December 2023 8:00pm Gold
Saturday 2nd December 2023 12:40am Gold
Saturday 2nd December 2023 10:05am Gold
Sunday 17th December 2023 7:45pm Gold
Monday 18th December 2023 7:20pm Gold
Monday 25th December 2023 5:25pm Gold
Monday 25th December 2023 7:00pm Gold

Catch-up

Cast & crew

Cast
Arthur Lowe Captain Mainwaring (Voice)
John Le Mesurier Sergeant Wilson (Voice)
Clive Dunn Lance Corporal Jones (Voice)
John Laurie Private Frazer (Voice)
Arnold Ridley Private Godfrey (Voice)
James Beck Private Walker (Voice)
Ian Lavender Private Pike (Voice)
Guest cast
Bill Pertwee Chief A.R.P. Warden Hodges (Voice)
Writing team
Jimmy Perry Writer
David Croft Writer
Production team
Charles Norton Director
David Croft Director
Charles Norton Producer
David Croft Producer
Rebecca Richmond Executive Producer
Paul Hembury Executive Producer
Pete Thornton Executive Producer
Paul Joel Production Designer

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