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 7, Episode 6 is repeated on Gold on Sunday 6th December at 7:20pm.

Series 4, Episode 13 - Fallen Idol

The platoon go on a course about the use of explosives. However, Mainwaring is lead astray by his fellow officers, in particular Captain Square.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 18th December 1970
Time
8pm
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
Guest cast
Robert Raglan Captain Pritchard
Geoffrey Lumsden Colonel / Corporal-Colonel / Captain Square
Rex Garner Captain Ashley-Jones
Michael Knowles Captain Reed
Anthony Sagar Sergeant Major
Tom Mennard Mess Orderly
Writing team
Jimmy Perry Writer
David Croft Writer
Production team
David Croft Director
David Croft Producer
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