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

Dad's Army

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1968 - 1977
  • 80 episodes (9 series)

Beloved sitcom about the struggles of a Home Guard platoon during World War II who are fighting incompetence, age and pomposity more than Nazis. Stars Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn, John Laurie, Arnold Ridley and more.

Episode menu

Series 9, Episode 6 - Never Too Old

Jones has done it - after years of on-off courting, he's asked Mrs. Fox to marry him and is absolutely delighted when she accepts. But on the wedding day, there's an invasion alert.

Broadcast details

Sunday 13th November 1977
35 minutes
  • Friday 29th July 1977 at BBC Television Centre


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 24th April 2010 5:30pm BBC2
Saturday 21st March 2015 7:45pm BBC2
Saturday 9th May 2015 6:25pm BBC2
Saturday 10th December 2016 8:10pm BBC2
Thursday 7th June 2018 8:00pm Gold
Friday 8th June 2018 7:20pm Gold
Tuesday 31st July 2018 9:00pm Gold
Wednesday 1st August 2018 6:40pm Gold
Saturday 29th September 2018 5:55pm BBC2
Saturday 29th September 2018 6:55pm BBC2 Scot
Thursday 11th April 2019 8:20pm Gold
Friday 12th April 2019 6:40pm Gold
Sunday 13th October 2019 7:40pm Gold
Monday 14th October 2019 7:00pm Gold
Wednesday 13th November 2019 8:00pm Gold
Thursday 14th November 2019 7:20pm Gold
Sunday 23rd August 2020 8:25pm Gold
Monday 24th August 2020 3:40pm Gold
Monday 24th August 2020 7:40pm Gold
Saturday 30th January 2021 8:40pm BBC2
Thursday 22nd April 2021 8:20pm Gold
Friday 23rd April 2021 2:20pm Gold
Friday 23rd April 2021 7:40pm Gold
Wednesday 28th July 2021 8:40pm Gold
Thursday 29th July 2021 2:40pm Gold
Friday 14th January 2022 11:20am Gold
Friday 14th January 2022 7:20pm Gold

Cast & crew

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
Janet Davies Mrs. Pike
Colin Bean Private Sponge
Guest cast
Pamela Cundell Mrs. Fox
Robert Raglan Colonel
Joan Cooper Dolly
Writing team
Jimmy Perry Writer
David Croft Writer
Production team
David Croft Director
David Croft Producer
Geoff Powell Production Designer
Bud Flanagan Theme Tune Vocals

Share this page