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.

Dad's Army - The Lost Episodes. Image shows from L to R: Private Walker (Mathew Horne), Private Frazer (David Hayman), Private Walker (Mathew Horne), Private Godfrey (Timothy West), Private Pike (Tom Rosenthal).

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.

Further details

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.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 25th August 2019
Time
8pm
Channel
Gold
Length
40 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Kevin McNally Captain Mainwaring
Robert Bathurst Sergeant Wilson
Timothy West Private Godfrey
Kevin Eldon Lance Corporal Jones
Mathew Horne Private Walker
David Hayman Private Frazer
Tom Rosenthal Private Pike
Guest cast
Christopher Villiers Brigadier (War Office)
Sam Phillips Captain Cutts
Jerry-Jane Pears Judy (Blonde)
Julia Deakin Lady Chairman
Gareth Benjamin Mr Rees
Andrew Havill Brigadier (Area Command)
Lee Barnett Soldier
Writing team
Jimmy Perry Writer
David Croft Writer
Production team
Ben Kellett Director
Candida Julian-Jones Producer
Ben Kellett Executive Producer
Tom Webber Executive Producer
Pete Thornton Executive Producer
Mark Lawrence Editor
David Ferris Production Designer
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