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 3, Episode 5 is repeated on BBC2 on Saturday at 7:30pm.

Series 7, Episode 5 - The Captain's Car

There is good news for the platoon: they are to welcome a French General and Mainwaring is to get a staff car - a Rolls-Royce, no less. It is decided to have the car camouflage-painted.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 13th December 1974
Time
7:45pm
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
Talfryn Thomas Mr. Cheeseman
Guest cast
Robert Raglan Colonel
Eric Longworth Mr. Gordon (Town Clerk)
Fred McNaughton The Mayor
Mavis Pugh Lady Maltby
John Hart Dyke French General
Donald Morley Glossip (Chauffeur)
Writing team
Jimmy Perry Writer
David Croft Writer
Production team
David Croft Director
David Croft Producer
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