Series 1, Episode 1 - The Loneliness Of The Long-Distance Walker
When Walker receives is calling up papers, Mainwaring realises with horror that his departure will mean the loss of his whisky supply. None of the men wish to lose their friend, so eagerly set about thwarting his impending medical.
Britain is facing invasion by Hitler and his Nazi hordes - and the men of the Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard are facing a crisis of their own.
Private Walker, source of their supplies of whisky, cigarettes and other essential black-market goods, has been called up to the army. Captain Mainwaring decides to use all his standing as an officer and a bank manager to have Walker excused from military service. Meanwhile, Jones and co try to ensure that Walker fails his army medical.
- Sunday 25th August 2019
- 40 minutes
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