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 9 is repeated on Gold today at 3:40pm.

Series 9, Episode 1 - Wake-Up Walmington

Morale is at rock bottom as no-one is taking the Home Guard seriously. Hodges is being similarly ridiculed, so he and Mainwaring decide to join forces and shake Walmington-on-Sea out of its complacency.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 2nd October 1977
Time
8:10pm
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
Colin Bean Private Sponge
Guest cast
Harold Bennett Mr. Blewitt
Geoffrey Lumsden Colonel / Corporal-Colonel / Captain Square
Robert Raglan Colonel
Charles Hill Sergeant Parkins (Square's Butler)
Sam Kydd Yokel
Jeffrey Holland Soldier
Barry Linehan Van Driver
Alister Williamson Bert
Michael Stainton Frenchy
Writing team
Jimmy Perry Writer
David Croft Writer
Production team
David Croft Director
Bob Spiers Director
David Croft Producer
John Dunstan Editor
Tim Gleeson Production Designer
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