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 3, Episode 4 is repeated on Gold today at 7:40pm.

Series 3, Episode 4 - The Bullet Is Not For Firing

The platoon get into a spot of bother after firing at a German plane during an air raid. Displeased at the spending of precious bullets, Mainwaring organises a court of inquiry into the situation.

Broadcast details

Thursday 2nd October 1969
30 minutes


  1. Tuesday 26th January 2021 at 7:40pm on Gold

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
Frank Williams The Vicar
Janet Davies Mrs. Pike
Guest cast
Michael Knowles Captain Cutts
Tim Barrett Captain Pringle
Harold Bennett Mr. Blewitt
May Warden Mrs Dowding
Fred Tomlinson Choir Member
Kate Forge Choir Member
Eilidh McNab Choir Member
Andrew Daye Choir Member
Arthur Lewis Choir Member
Writing team
Jimmy Perry Writer
David Croft Writer
Production team
David Croft Director
David Croft Producer

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