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

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

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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
    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
    Bill Harris Editor
    Paul Joel Production Designer
    Bud Flanagan Theme Tune Vocals
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