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 8 is repeated on Gold on Tuesday at 8:20pm.

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

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    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
    Paul Joel Production Designer
    Bob Rymer Editor
    David Croft Director
    David Croft Producer

    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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