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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 1 is repeated on Gold today at 6:20pm.

Series 4, Episode 8 - The Two And A Half Feathers

The Home Guard get a new private in their ranks, who just so happens to know Jones. However, their relationship is not a happy one with the new arrival claiming that Jones left him in the desert to die. It is down to Jones to unearth the truth.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 13th November 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
    Guest cast
    Gilda Perry Doreen
    Linda James Betty
    John Cater Private Clarke
    Wendy Richard Edith Parish
    Queenie Watts Edna (Canteen Woman)
    John Ash Raymond
    Ann Parnell-McGarry (as Parnell McGarry) Elizabeth Mainwaring
    Writing team
    Jimmy Perry Writer
    David Croft Writer
    Production team
    David Croft Director
    David Croft Producer
    Bob Rymer Editor
    Paul Joel Production Designer

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