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 5, Episode 7 is repeated on Gold today at 8:20pm.

Series 3, Episode 12 - Man Hunt

After a memo warns the platoon to look out for parachutes, Walker admits to discovering one in the woods some weeks ago. Mainwaring's keen to identify whether the material was British or German, but that's not so easy as it was turned into several dozen pairs of ladies' knickers!

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 27th November 1969
Time
7:30pm
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
Bill Pertwee Chief A.R.P. Warden Hodges
Janet Davies Mrs. Pike
Guest cast
Patrick Tull Suspect
Robert Moore Large Man
Leon Cortez Small Man
Olive Mercer Fierce Lady
Miranda Hampton Sexy Lady
Robert Aldous German Pilot
Writing team
Jimmy Perry Writer
David Croft Writer
Production team
David Croft Director
David Croft Producer
Ray London Production Designer
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