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 2, Episode 1 is repeated on BBC2 tomorrow at 8:30pm.

Series 3, Episode 1 - The Armoured Might Of Lance Corporal Jones

Walker suggests to Jones that he should loan the platoon his butchers' van, so that he can get free petrol for it. However, Mainwaring is ordered to have the vehicle converted to run on gas, causing more than a few problems and thwarting Walker's plan!

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 11th September 1969
Time
7:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

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    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
    Bill Pertwee Chief A.R.P. Warden Hodges
    Frank Williams The Vicar
    Janet Davies Mrs. Pike
    Guest cast
    Queenie Watts Mrs. Peters
    Pamela Cundell Mrs. Fox
    Jean St. Clair Miss Meadows
    Olive Mercer Mrs. Casson
    Nigel Hawthorne Angry Man
    Harold Bennett Old Man
    Dick Haydon Raymond
    Writing team
    Jimmy Perry Writer
    David Croft Writer
    Production team
    David Croft Director
    David Croft Producer
    Bob Rymer Editor
    Paul Joel Production Designer

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