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Dad's Army

Series 8

Episode 1: Ring Dem Bells

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Classic wartime sitcom. When the platoon members are ordered to play Nazi soldiers in a training film, Captain Mainwaring is far from happy. Show more

Contributors

Captain Wainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Harold Forster:
John Bardon
Landlord:
Jack Haig
Doris, the Barmaid:
Janet Mahoney
ARP Warden Hodges:
Bill Pertwee
Queenie Beal:
Hilda Fenemore
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Producer:
David Croft

Dad's Army

Series 8

Episode 3: Is There Honey Still for Tea?

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Classic wartime sitcom. Private Godfrey's humble abode, Cherry Tree Cottage, is threatened with demolition to make way for a new aerodrome. Show more

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Lance Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Sir Charles McAllister:
Campbell Singer
Man with door:
Gordon Peters
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Producer:
David Croft

Dad's Army

Series 8

Episode 4: Come In, Your Time Is Up

Duration: 31 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Classic wartime sitcom. Walmington-on-Sea's Home Guard attempt to bring ashore a German Luftwaffe aircraft crew who have bailed out into a nearby lake. Show more

Contributors

Captain George Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Arthur Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Lance Corporal Jack Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private James Frazer:
John Laurie
Mr Bluett:
Harold Bennett
Private Charles Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Frank Pike:
Ian Lavender
The Reverend Timothy Farthing:
Frank Williams
Private Sponge:
Colin Bean
ARP Warden William Hodges:
Bill Pertwee
Producer:
David Croft

Dad's Army

Series 8

Episode 2: When You've Got to Go

Duration: 31 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Classic wartime sitcom. Private Pike receives his call-up papers and, to the great alarm of his mother, he is passed A1.

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Sponge:
Colin Bean
Mrs Pike:
Janet Davies
Town Clerk:
Eric Longworth
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Italian Sergeant:
Freddie Earlle
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Chief Warden Hodges:
Bill Pertwee
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Fishfryer:
Frankie Holmes
Producer:
David Croft

Dad's Army

Series 8

Episode 5: High Finance

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Classic wartime sitcom. Captain Mainwaring, in his capacity as bank manager, calls in Corporal Jones to explain why his account is always in the red. Show more

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Sponge:
Colin Bean
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Lance Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Mr Swann:
Ronnie Brody
Miss Twelvetrees:
Natalie Kent
ARP Warden Hodges:
Bill Pertwee
Mavis Pike:
Janet Davies
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Producer:
David Croft

Dad's Army

Series 8

Episode 6: The Face on the Poster

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Classic wartime sitcom. Mainwaring starts an advertising campaign to increase recruiting but Wilson mixes up the photographs for the poster. Show more

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Private Walker:
James Beck
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Polish Officer:
Gabor Vernon
Chief ARP Warden Hodge:
Bill Pertwee
Private Sponge:
Colin Bean
Mr Bluett:
Harold Bennett
Police Sergeant:
Michael Bevis
Producer:
David Croft