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 3 is repeated on Gold tomorrow at 12:20pm.

Series 5, Episode 5 - The Desperate Drive Of Corporal Jones

When the platoon go on an exercise, Jones and Godfrey make a mistake with the map reference and send half of the men to the wrong spot. The spot that Mainwaring goes to just happens to be the target for some 25-pounders.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 3rd November 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
Guest cast
Robert Raglan Colonel
Larry Martyn Signals Private
James Taylor Artillery Officer
Writing team
Jimmy Perry Writer
David Croft Writer
Production team
David Croft Director
David Croft Producer
Bill Harris Editor
Paul Joel Production Designer
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