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 4 is repeated on Gold tomorrow at 8:20pm.

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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

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
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
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