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

BBC One sitcom about a home guard unit. 80 episodes (9 series), 1968 - 1977. Stars Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn, John Laurie and others.

Series 7, Episode 6 is repeated on Gold on Sunday 6th December at 7:20pm.

Series 1, Episode 3 - Command Decision

With still no sign of real weapons, morale in the platoon has hit rock bottom. A proposal from a local landowner offers some hope, but will Mainwaring be willing to hand over command to desert veteran Colonel Square?

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 14th August 1968
Time
8:20pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular 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
James Beck Private Walker
Caroline Dowdeswell Janet King
E. V. H. Emmett Newsreel Announcer (Voice)
Guest cast
Gordon Peters Soldier
Allan Travell (as Alan Travell) Soldier (Burt)
Geoffrey Lumsden Colonel / Corporal-Colonel / Captain Square
Charles Hill Sergeant Parkins (Square's Butler)
Writing team
Jimmy Perry Writer
David Croft Writer
Production team
David Croft Director
David Croft Producer
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