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 1, Episode 5 is repeated on Gold tomorrow at 9:25pm.

Series 6, Episode 1 - The Deadly Attachment

It is the day the men have been waiting for. When they are asked to watch the crew of a U Boat, they get the chance to meet some Germans face-to-face. But the German Captain has plans to escape, and some names on his list.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 31st October 1973
Time
6:50pm
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
Colin Bean Private Sponge
Guest cast
Robert Raglan Colonel
Philip Madoc U Boat Captain
Writing team
Jimmy Perry Writer
David Croft Writer
Production team
David Croft Director
David Croft Producer
Bob Rymer Editor
Paul Joel Production Designer

Video

Don't Tell Him Pike!

Perhaps the greatest scene in British sitcom history.

Featuring: Arthur Lowe (Captain Mainwaring), Philip Madoc (U Boat Captain).

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