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 2 is repeated on BBC2 tomorrow at 8:30pm.

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

Sunday 2nd October 1977
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
    John Dunstan Editor
    Tim Gleeson Production Designer
    David Croft Director
    Bob Spiers Director
    David Croft Producer

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