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 7, Episode 3 is repeated on BBC2 today at 6:30pm.

Series 6, Episode 7 - The Recruit

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

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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