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

Dad's Army

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1968 - 1977
  • 80 episodes (9 series)

Beloved sitcom about the struggles of a Home Guard platoon during World War II who are fighting incompetence, age and pomposity more than Nazis. Stars Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn, John Laurie, Arnold Ridley and more.

Episode menu

Series 4, Episode 5 - Don't Fence Me In

The platoon replace the resident guards at Walmington's local prison-of-war camp. The fact that the camp is full of Italians instead of Germans makes the job less appealing, but things become more interesting when it is suspected that Walker is helping the prisoners to escape.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 23rd October 1970
Time
8pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes
Recorded
  • Friday 10th July 1970 at BBC Television Centre

Repeats

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Date Time Channel
Sunday 12th December 2010 7:30pm BBC2
Saturday 2nd June 2012 6:50pm BBC2
Saturday 22nd March 2014 7:30pm BBC2
Monday 24th March 2014 7:00pm BBC2 Wales
Friday 28th March 2014 7:30pm BBC2 Scot
Saturday 28th November 2015 8:40pm BBC2
Saturday 26th August 2017 8:30pm BBC2
Thursday 12th April 2018 8:00pm Gold
Friday 13th April 2018 6:20pm Gold
Tuesday 17th July 2018 8:00pm Gold
Wednesday 18th July 2018 7:20pm Gold
Tuesday 16th October 2018 8:00pm Gold
Wednesday 17th October 2018 7:20pm Gold
Wednesday 6th February 2019 7:15pm Gold
Thursday 7th February 2019 6:40pm Gold
Saturday 15th June 2019 8:00pm BBC2
Wednesday 25th September 2019 8:20pm Gold
Thursday 26th September 2019 7:40pm Gold
Wednesday 5th February 2020 8:20pm Gold
Thursday 6th February 2020 3:40pm Gold
Thursday 6th February 2020 7:40pm Gold
Monday 13th April 2020 8:15pm Gold
Tuesday 14th April 2020 3:35pm Gold
Tuesday 14th April 2020 7:40pm Gold
Thursday 13th August 2020 8:00pm Gold
Friday 14th August 2020 2:40pm Gold
Friday 14th August 2020 7:20pm Gold
Monday 21st September 2020 7:15pm Gold
Tuesday 22nd September 2020 4:00pm Gold
Tuesday 22nd September 2020 6:40pm Gold
Monday 15th February 2021 8:10pm Gold
Tuesday 16th February 2021 7:40pm Gold
Monday 31st May 2021 9:25pm Gold
Tuesday 1st June 2021 3:00pm Gold
Tuesday 1st June 2021 8:00pm Gold
Thursday 28th October 2021 12:00pm Gold
Thursday 28th October 2021 7:20pm Gold
Tuesday 3rd May 2022 12:30pm Gold
Tuesday 3rd May 2022 7:40pm Gold
Wednesday 3rd August 2022 7:20pm Gold
Thursday 4th August 2022 2:00pm Gold
Thursday 4th August 2022 6:35pm Gold
Monday 31st October 2022 7:20pm Gold
Tuesday 1st November 2022 12:40pm Gold
Tuesday 1st November 2022 4:00pm Gold
Tuesday 1st November 2022 6:40pm Gold
Saturday 7th January 2023 7:30pm BBC2
Monday 27th February 2023 7:20pm Gold
Tuesday 28th February 2023 1:20pm Gold
Tuesday 28th February 2023 4:40pm Gold
Tuesday 28th February 2023 6:40pm Gold
Wednesday 28th June 2023 8:20pm Gold
Thursday 29th June 2023 1:40pm Gold
Thursday 29th June 2023 7:40pm Gold
Sunday 3rd September 2023 8:20pm Gold
Monday 4th September 2023 1:00pm Gold
Monday 4th September 2023 7:40pm Gold
Monday 20th November 2023 8:40pm Gold
Tuesday 21st November 2023 2:00pm Gold
Tuesday 21st November 2023 8:00pm Gold
Wednesday 13th March 2024 8:00pm Gold
Thursday 14th March 2024 2:00pm Gold
Thursday 14th March 2024 7:20pm Gold
Thursday 6th June 2024 7:20pm Gold
Friday 7th June 2024 2:40pm Gold
Friday 7th June 2024 6:40pm Gold

Cast & crew

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
John Ringham Captain Bailey
Edward Evans General Monteverdi
Larry Martyn Italian P.O.W.
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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