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 4, Episode 9 is repeated on BBC4 tomorrow at 8pm.

Series 5, Episode 13 - Time On My Hands

The platoon jump to arms when a German pilot ejects from his plane and gets his parachute caught on the front of Walmington Town Hall, grapsing to the clock face for dear life. Their attempts to disentagle and capture him do not go to plan.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 29th 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
Edward Sinclair The Verger
Frank Williams The Vicar
Colin Bean Private Sponge
Guest cast
Harold Bennett Mr. Blewitt
Joan Cooper Miss Fortescue
Eric Longworth Mr. Gordon (Town Clerk)
Christopher Sandford German Pilot
Writing team
Jimmy Perry Writer
David Croft Writer
Production team
David Croft Director
David Croft Producer
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