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 2 - Keep Young And Beautiful

Following questions in the House of Commons, it is proposed that older members of the Home Guard should join the ARP while younger members of the ARP join the Home Guard. It looks like most of Mainwaring's men could be in the firing line.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 13th October 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
Robert Raglan Colonel
Derek Bond Minister
James Ottaway 1st Member of Parliament
Charles Morgan 2nd Member of Parliament
Writing team
Jimmy Perry Writer
David Croft Writer
Production team
David Croft Director
David Croft Producer
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