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 5, Episode 8 is repeated on Gold today at 7:40pm.

Series 4, Episode 3 - Boots, Boots, Boots

Mainwaring becomes obsessed with the state of the platoon's feet and begins a series of courses designed to harden the soles. His demanding marches soon force the members of the platoon to try and stop him.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 9th October 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
Bill Pertwee Chief A.R.P. Warden Hodges
Janet Davies Mrs. Pike
Guest cast
Erik Chitty Mr. Sedgewick (Shoe Shop Proprietor)
Writing team
Jimmy Perry Writer
David Croft Writer
Production team
David Croft Director
David Croft Producer
Bill Harris Editor
Paul Joel Production Designer
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