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 3, Episode 1 is repeated on Gold today at 8:20pm.

Series 5, Episode 12 - Round And Round Went The Great Big Wheel

The platoon are called upon to help work on a camp which is testing a new weapon, a huge wheel. While at first their work is not so glamorous, they soon find themselves trying to stop the weapon when it goes haywire - by Pike's home-made portable radio.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 22nd December 1972
Time
8:30pm
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
Guest cast
Geoffrey Chater Colonel Pierce
Edward Underdown Major General Sir Charles Holland
Michael Knowles Captain Stewart
Jeffrey Segal Minister
John Clegg Wireless Operator
Writing team
Jimmy Perry Writer
David Croft Writer
Production team
David Croft Director
David Croft Producer
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