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

Dad's Army

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1968 - 1977
  • 80 episodes (9 series)

Beloved sitcom about the struggles of a Home Guard platoon during World War II who are fighting incompetence, age and pomposity more than Nazis. Stars Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn, John Laurie, Arnold Ridley and more.

Episode menu

Series 5, Episode 8 - All Is Safety Gathered In

After a near-death experience, Hodges resolves to be kinder to everyone. This includes Captain Mainwaring, who has decided to have the platoon assist a farmer friend of Godfrey's to gather in the annual wheat harvest.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 24th November 1972
Time
8:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes
Recorded
  • Friday 3rd November 1972 at BBC Television Centre

Repeats

  1. Tuesday 25th June 2024 at 8:00pm on Gold
  2. Tuesday 25th June 2024 at 11:40pm on Gold
  3. Wednesday 26th June 2024 at 2:40pm on Gold
  4. Wednesday 26th June 2024 at 7:20pm on Gold

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 9th April 2011 6:00pm BBC2
Saturday 9th April 2011 7:00pm BBC2 Scot
Saturday 3rd November 2012 8:15pm BBC2
Sunday 21st September 2014 7:30pm BBC2
Thursday 25th September 2014 7:00pm BBC2 Scot
Saturday 2nd April 2016 8:30pm BBC2
Wednesday 13th April 2016 6:30pm BBC1 Wales
Saturday 6th January 2018 8:15pm BBC2
Tuesday 1st May 2018 8:00pm Gold
Wednesday 2nd May 2018 6:20pm Gold
Sunday 4th November 2018 9:20pm Gold
Monday 5th November 2018 7:40pm Gold
Thursday 21st February 2019 7:20pm Gold
Friday 22nd February 2019 6:40pm Gold
Tuesday 7th May 2019 4:40pm Gold
Tuesday 7th May 2019 7:20pm Gold
Saturday 26th October 2019 6:30pm BBC2
Monday 24th February 2020 8:15pm Gold
Tuesday 25th February 2020 3:40pm Gold
Tuesday 25th February 2020 7:40pm Gold
Friday 1st May 2020 1:00pm Gold
Friday 1st May 2020 8:20pm Gold
Thursday 15th October 2020 8:40pm Gold
Friday 16th October 2020 2:00pm Gold
Friday 16th October 2020 7:20pm Gold
Wednesday 4th August 2021 8:00pm Gold
Thursday 5th August 2021 2:00pm Gold
Wednesday 16th February 2022 7:20pm Gold
Thursday 17th February 2022 11:15am Gold
Thursday 17th February 2022 6:40pm Gold
Thursday 17th March 2022 7:40pm Gold
Friday 18th March 2022 3:20pm Gold
Monday 28th March 2022 12:30pm Gold
Tuesday 29th March 2022 11:40am Gold
Wednesday 25th May 2022 8:20pm Gold
Thursday 26th May 2022 2:25pm Gold
Thursday 26th May 2022 7:40pm Gold
Monday 22nd August 2022 7:20pm Gold
Tuesday 23rd August 2022 12:40pm Gold
Tuesday 23rd August 2022 4:00pm Gold
Tuesday 23rd August 2022 6:40pm Gold
Friday 18th November 2022 2:40pm Gold
Friday 18th November 2022 8:40pm Gold
Friday 17th March 2023 7:20pm Gold
Friday 14th July 2023 7:20pm Gold
Thursday 21st September 2023 8:20pm Gold
Friday 22nd September 2023 1:00pm Gold
Friday 22nd September 2023 7:40pm Gold
Friday 5th January 2024 7:20pm Gold
Monday 1st April 2024 8:20pm Gold
Tuesday 2nd April 2024 2:20pm Gold
Tuesday 2nd April 2024 7:35pm Gold

Cast & crew

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
Brenda Cowling Mrs. Prentice
April Walker Judy (Land Girl)
Tina Cornioli Olive (Land Girl)
Writing team
Jimmy Perry Writer
David Croft Writer
Production team
David Croft Director
David Croft Producer
Bob Rymer Editor
Paul Joel Production Designer
Bud Flanagan Theme Tune Vocals

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