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 at 7:20pm.

Series 2, Episode 5 - A Stripe For Frazer

Mainwaring is told that he can have a corporal and a lance corporal in the platoon. This results in Frazer being promoted to lance corporal. Predictably, the Scotsman is keen to take the role, but soon proves less than perfect for the position!

Notes

An audio recording of the TV broadcast exists, to which an animation was produced in 2016. See: Dad's Army: A Stripe For Frazer.

It was originally scheduled to broadcast on 27th January 1969 at 7:30pm.

This episode no longer exists in the archives. It is missing, believed wiped.

Broadcast details

Date
Saturday 29th March 1969
Time
7pm
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
Edward Sinclair The Verger
Guest cast
John Ringham Captain Bailey
Gordon Peters Policeman
Geoffrey Lumsden Colonel / Corporal-Colonel / Captain Square
Writing team
Jimmy Perry Writer
David Croft Writer
Production team
Harold Snoad Director
David Croft Producer
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