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 4 is repeated on Gold today at 6:20pm.

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While Captain Mainwaring is in hospital, the Vicar and the Verger decide to join the Home Guard. Mainwaring is not pleased about it, but there is nothing he can do, so he sends them out to patrol with Jones's men.

Notes

This is the first episode not to feature James Beck as Private Walker, although he is credited.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 12th December 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
    Bill Pertwee Chief A.R.P. Warden Hodges
    Edward Sinclair The Verger
    Frank Williams The Vicar
    Guest cast
    Susan Majolier Nurse
    Lindsey Dunn Hamish, the Small Boy
    Writing team
    Jimmy Perry Writer
    David Croft Writer
    Production team
    David Croft Director
    David Croft Producer
    Paul Joel Production Designer

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