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 9 is repeated on Gold today at 6:40pm.

Great Scenes

Don't tell him Pike!

Perhaps the most famous scene in British sitcom history involves Captain Mainwaring, Private Pike, and a German U-Boat captain with a list.

This scene, featuring Arthur Lowe, Ian Lavender, Philip Madoc, is from Episode 6.1.

Two Mainwarings

One scene in the Christmas Special My Brother And I featured Arthur Lowe playing two roles: George Mainwaring, and his black sheep drunk brother Barry.

This scene, featuring Arthur Lowe, Arthur Lowe, is from Episode 8.7.

Rejecting Godfrey

In the episode Branded it is revealed that during the Great War Godfrey was a conscientious objector; one moving scene featured several of his fellow privates turning their backs on him.

This scene, featuring Clive Dunn, John Laurie, James Beck, Arnold Ridley, Ian Lavender, is from Episode 3.11.

Mainwaring's Brief Encounter

In the episode Mum's Army Mainwaring falls in love with a woman called Mrs. Gray. However, she returns to London and so they part at Walmington train station in their own Brief Encounter moment.

This scene, featuring Arthur Lowe, Carmen Silvera, is from Episode 4.9.