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 4, Episode 8 is repeated on Gold on Tuesday at 8:20pm.

Series 4, Episode 1 - The Big Parade

Influenced by a trip to the cinema, Mainwaring decides that the platoon should adopt a mascot for an upcoming parade. They set about capturing a ram, but the task is easier said than done when Pike gets trapped in a bog.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 25th September 1970
Time
8pm
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
    Edward Sinclair The Verger
    Janet Davies Mrs. Pike
    Colin Bean Private Sponge
    Guest cast
    Pamela Cundell Mrs. Fox
    Writing team
    Jimmy Perry Writer
    David Croft Writer
    Production team
    Paul Joel Production Designer
    Bill Harris Editor
    David Croft Director
    David Croft Producer
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