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 6, Episode 7 is repeated on Gold tomorrow at 7:40pm.

Series 7, Episode 3 - Gorilla Warfare

The platoon are out on an important trial of their tactics but Hodges is determined to make sure that they fail. The exercise takes a very strange turn when Hodges and the Verger come into contact with a gorilla.

Broadcast details

Friday 29th November 1974
30 minutes


  1. Tuesday 21st May 2019 at 8:00pm on Gold
  2. Wednesday 22nd May 2019 at 7:20pm on Gold

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
Talfryn Thomas Mr. Cheeseman
Guest cast
Robert Raglan Colonel
Robin Parkinson Lieutenant Wood
Erik Chitty Mr. Clerk (RSPCA Man)
Rachel Thomas Mother Superior
Michael Sharvell-Martin Lieutenant
Verne Morgan Farmer
Joy Allen Lady with the Pram
Writing team
Jimmy Perry Writer
David Croft Writer
Production team
Bill Harris Editor
Bryan Ellis Production Designer
David Croft Director
David Croft Producer

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