Series 1, Episode 3 - We Love Dad's Army
Dad's Army. Image shows from L to R: Lance Corporal Jones (Clive Dunn), Private Pike (Ian Lavender), Captain Mainwaring (Arthur Lowe), Sergeant Wilson (John Le Mesurier), Private Frazer (John Laurie), Private Godfrey (Arnold Ridley). Copyright: BBC
We Love Dad's Army charts the story of the show from humble beginnings to smash hit. This show celebrates all the iconic catchphrases, the hilarious stunts and goes behind the scenes to discover what happened when the cameras stopped rolling.
Dad's Army is one of Britain's favourite ever sitcoms. With regular viewing figures of 12 million and popular repeats to this day, it's as funny now as it ever was and each generation brings a whole new group of fans - not bad for a show that got no laughter on its first studio record and was nearly pulled after one series.
We Love Dad's Army charts the story of the show from humble beginnings to smash hit. This show celebrates all the iconic catchphrases, the hilarious stunts and goes behind the scenes to discover what happened when the cameras stopped rolling, with insight from former cast member Ian Lavender who had no idea that his character, Pike, would be responsible for the most famous line of the series.
Featuring contributions from Jonathan Ross, John Thompson, Al Murray, Eammon Holmes, Dame Kelly Holmes and many others. We Love Dad's Army is a celebration of one of Britain's most beloved sitcoms.
- Sunday 6th December 2020
- Channel 5
- 85 minutes
Show past repeats
|Saturday 10th April 2021
|Tuesday 1st June 2021
|Sunday 6th June 2021
|Saturday 22nd April 2023
|Saturday 10th February 2024
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