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 6 is repeated on Gold today at 7:40pm.

Series 7, Episode 2 - A Man Of Action

Journalist Mr Cheeseman comes to make a report on the Home Guard. This is soon overshadowed when a landmine cuts off Walmington-on-Sea's gas, water and railway lines. Captain Mainwaring decides the best thing to do is to put the town under martial law - with himself in charge.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 22nd November 1974
Time
7:45pm
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
    Talfryn Thomas Mr. Cheeseman
    Colin Bean Private Sponge
    Guest cast
    Harold Bennett Mr. Blewitt
    Eric Longworth Mr. Gordon (Town Clerk)
    Arnold Peters Fire Officer Dale
    Jay Denyer Inspector Baker
    Robert Mill Captain Swan
    Writing team
    Jimmy Perry Writer
    David Croft Writer
    Production team
    David Croft Director
    David Croft Producer
    Bryan Ellis Production Designer

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