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 8 is repeated on Gold tomorrow at 3:40pm.

Series 3, Episode 6 - Room At The Bottom

Mainwaring is shocked to learn that he is not a captain but a lieutenant. Things get even worse when he learns later on that he has no rank at all, and ends up as a private.

Notes

This episode was produced in colour, but only a black and white copy exists in the BBC archives. In 2008, a pioneering technique was utilised to recreate a colour version of the episode.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 16th October 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
Edward Sinclair The Verger
Colin Bean Private Sponge
Guest cast
John Ringham Captain Bailey
Anthony Sagar Drill Sergeant Gregory
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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