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 8, Episode 3 is repeated on Gold today at 7pm.

Series 4, Episode 2 - Don't Forget The Diver

Captain Mainwaring tackles a difficult training exercise in competition against Captain Square, using a bird warbler, Jones floating downstream disguised as a log, and Frazer in a diving suit.

Broadcast details

Friday 2nd October 1970
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
    Edward Sinclair The Verger
    Frank Williams The Vicar
    Colin Bean Private Sponge
    Guest cast
    Robert Raglan Home Guard Sergeant
    Don Estelle Gerald (2nd ARP Warden)
    Verne Morgan Landlord
    Geoffrey Lumsden Colonel / Corporal-Colonel / Captain Square
    Writing team
    Jimmy Perry Writer
    David Croft Writer
    Production team
    Harold Snoad Director
    David Croft Producer
    Bill Harris Editor
    Paul Joel Production Designer
    Bud Flanagan Theme Tune Vocals

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