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 5, Episode 3 is repeated on Gold tomorrow at 3:40pm.

Series 6, Episode 3 - The Royal Train

The platoon go to the railway station in order to honour the King, who is travelling through. When another train blocks the line, Mainwaring decides to move the train himself, but then there is the small matter of stopping it.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 14th November 1973
Time
6:30pm
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
William Moore Station Master
Freddie Earlle Henry (Engine Driver)
Ronnie Brody Bob (Engine Fireman)
Fred McNaughton The Mayor
Sue Bishop Ticket Collector
Bob Hornery City Gent
Writing team
Jimmy Perry Writer
David Croft Writer
Production team
David Croft Director
David Croft Producer
Bob Rymer Editor
Paul Joel Production Designer
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