Dad's Army - The Lost Episodes. Captain Mainwaring (Kevin McNally).

Dad's Army - The Lost Episodes

Gold sitcom remaking lost Dad's Army episodes. 3 episodes (1 series) in 2019. Stars Kevin McNally, Robert Bathurst, Timothy West, Kevin Eldon and others.

Episode 1 is repeated on Thursday 24th October at 8pm.

Dad's Army - The Lost Episodes. Image shows from L to R: Captain Mainwaring (Kevin McNally), Sergeant Wilson (Robert Bathurst), Lance Corporal Jones (Kevin Eldon), Private Frazer (David Hayman), Private Godfrey (Timothy West), Private Pike (Tom Rosenthal), Private Frazer (David Hayman). Copyright: UKTV.

Dad's Army - The Lost Episodes

Remakes of three original, now lost, Dad's Army episodes

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2019
Channel
Gold
Episodes
3   (1 series)
Starring
Kevin McNally, Robert Bathurst, Timothy West, Kevin Eldon, Mathew Horne, David Hayman and Tom Rosenthal
Writers
Jimmy Perry and David Croft
Director
Ben Kellett
Producer
Candida Julian-Jones

Gold recreates three episodes of Dad's Army that haven't been seen on television since they were first broadcast in 1969.

UKTV plans to air the The Lost Episodes, from the second series of Dad's Army, in 2019, fifty years since they were first broadcast.

The BBC routinely reused tapes after broadcast from 1967 - 1978 and three episodes from series two of the wartime comedy, The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Walker, A Stripe For Frazer and Under Fire, were all seemingly either destroyed or reused as they have never been found.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Sunday 25th August 2019 on Gold at 8pm
Last new broadcast
Tuesday 27th August 2019 on Gold at 8pm
Length of episodes
40 minutes
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 1 Episode 1: Thursday 24th October at 8pm on Gold
  2. Series 1 Episode 1: Friday 25th October at 7:20pm on Gold
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