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.

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Series 4, Episode 9 - Mum's Army

Mainwaring decides to invite more women to help the Home Guard. One of these women, Mrs Gray, catches his eye. Could this be the path to love?

Broadcast details

Friday 20th November 1970
30 minutes
  • Friday 13th November 1970 at BBC Television Centre


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 22nd January 2011 6:45pm BBC2
Saturday 26th July 2014 7:55pm BBC2
Saturday 9th January 2016 8:30pm BBC2
Sunday 1st January 2017 7:25pm BBC2
Saturday 30th September 2017 8:30pm BBC2
Tuesday 17th April 2018 8:00pm Gold
Wednesday 18th April 2018 6:20pm Gold
Saturday 28th July 2018 8:30pm BBC2
Thursday 2nd August 2018 8:00pm Gold
Friday 3rd August 2018 7:20pm Gold
Tuesday 13th November 2018 9:00pm Gold
Wednesday 14th November 2018 6:40pm Gold
Tuesday 12th February 2019 7:20pm Gold
Wednesday 13th February 2019 6:40pm Gold
Saturday 17th August 2019 8:30pm BBC2
Monday 26th August 2019 9:20pm Gold
Tuesday 27th August 2019 7:20pm Gold
Monday 10th February 2020 8:20pm Gold
Tuesday 11th February 2020 3:20pm Gold
Tuesday 11th February 2020 7:40pm Gold
Friday 17th April 2020 1:00pm Gold
Friday 17th April 2020 8:20pm Gold
Sunday 27th September 2020 8:20pm Gold
Monday 28th September 2020 4:00pm Gold
Monday 28th September 2020 6:40pm Gold
Thursday 26th November 2020 8:00pm BBC4
Friday 19th February 2021 12:20pm Gold
Friday 19th February 2021 8:20pm Gold
Friday 4th June 2021 3:20pm Gold
Friday 4th June 2021 8:40pm Gold
Wednesday 3rd November 2021 12:20pm Gold
Wednesday 3rd November 2021 7:20pm Gold
Wednesday 2nd February 2022 7:20pm Gold
Thursday 3rd February 2022 11:30am Gold
Thursday 3rd February 2022 6:40pm Gold
Tuesday 12th April 2022 8:00pm BBC4
Friday 6th May 2022 8:20pm Gold

Cast & crew

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
Janet Davies Mrs. Pike
Guest cast
Pamela Cundell Mrs. Fox
Eleanor Smale Mrs. Prosser
Wendy Richard Edith Parish
Carmen Silvera Mrs. Gray
Julian Burbury Miss Ironside
Rosemary Faith Ivy Samways (Waitress)
Deirdre Costello Buffet Attendant
David Gilchrist Serviceman
Jack Le White Porter
Melita Manger Waitress
Writing team
Jimmy Perry Writer
David Croft Writer
Production team
David Croft Director
David Croft Producer
Paul Joel Production Designer
Bud Flanagan Theme Tune Vocals

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