Dad's Army. Image shows from L to R: Private Godfrey (Arnold Ridley), Lance Corporal Jones (Clive Dunn), Private Walker (James Beck), Captain Mainwaring (Arthur Lowe), Private Frazer (John Laurie), Sergeant Wilson (John Le Mesurier), Private Pike (Ian Lavender)
Dad's Army

Dad's Army

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1968 - 1977
  • 80 episodes (9 series)

Beloved sitcom about the struggles of a Home Guard platoon during World War II who are fighting incompetence, age and pomposity more than Nazis. Stars Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn, John Laurie, Arnold Ridley and more.

Key cast & crew credits

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
James Beck Private Walker (Series 1-6)
Bill Pertwee Chief A.R.P. Warden Hodges
Edward Sinclair The Verger
Frank Williams The Vicar (Series 3-9)
Janet Davies Mrs Pike (Series 1-4 & 6-9)
Talfryn Thomas Mr Cheeseman (Series 6-7)
Caroline Dowdeswell Janet King (Series 1)
Colin Bean Private Sponge (Series 2-9)
E. V. H. Emmett Newsreel Announcer (Voice) (Series 1)
Writing team
Jimmy Perry Writer
David Croft Writer
Production team
David Croft Director
Bob Spiers Director (Series 9)
David Croft Producer
Bob Rymer Editor (Series 3-6)
Bill Harris Editor (Series 4-7)
John Stothart Editor (Series 8)
John Dunstan Editor (Series 9)
Alan Hunter-Craig Production Designer (Series 1)
Paul Joel Production Designer (Series 1-6)
Ray London Production Designer (Series 3)
Richard Hunt Production Designer (Series 3)
Bryan Ellis Production Designer (Series 7)
Robert Berk Production Designer (Series 8)
Tim Gleeson Production Designer (Series 9)
Geoff Powell Production Designer (Series 9)
Bud Flanagan Theme Tune Vocals
Jimmy Perry Creator

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