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 on Wednesday at 8:20pm.

Series 5 - Broadcast To Empire

Mainwaring's platoon are enlisted to provide the Home Guard segment on a special BBC Christmas broadcast of messages from servicemen to their families at home across the Empire. The script is somewhat at odds with reality.

Notes

Recorded on Sunday 26th November 1972.

This short insert was broadcast as part of Christmas Night With The Stars, 55 minutes into the 6:55pm-scheduled programme.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 25th December 1972
Time
7:50pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
14 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
Peter Greene BBC Engineer
Michael Knowles Mr. Willerby Troughton-Maxwell (Voice)
Writing team
Jimmy Perry Writer
David Croft Writer
Production team
David Croft Director
David Croft Producer
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