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Dad's Army

Series 4

Episode 5: Don't Fence Me In

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Classic comedy about the Home Guard. Mainwaring's men are sent to guard the local POW camp but have trouble keeping on the right side of the fence. Show more

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Private Walker:
James Beck
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
General Monteverdi:
Edward Evans
Captain Bailey:
John Ringham
Italian POW:
Larry Martin
Producer:
David Croft

Dad's Army

Series 4

Episode 8: The Two and a Half Feathers

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Classic wartime sitcom. An old comrade-in-arms dredges up the past and brings the glorious history of Corporal Jones into question.

Contributors

Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Lance Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Private Walker:
James Beck
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
ARP Warden:
Bill Pertwee
Private Clarke:
John Cater
Raymond:
John Ash
Elizabeth:
Parnell McGarry
Director:
David Croft

Dad's Army

Series 4

Episode 10: The Test

Duration: 31 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Classic sitcom. The Chief Warden challenges Captain Mainwaring to a game of cricket. Featuring a guest appearance by English cricket legend Fred Trueman. Show more

Contributors

Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Lance Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Private Walker:
James Beck
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
ARP Warden:
Bill Pertwee
Mr Blewitt:
Harold Bennett
EC Egan:
Fred Trueman
Producer:
David Croft

Dad's Army

Series 4

Episode 11: A Wilson (Manager?)

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Classic sitcom. Sergeant Wilson is to be appointed manager of the Eastgate branch of the bank and made a lieutenant in the Eastgate Home Guard to fill a vacancy. Show more

Contributors

Sergeant Arthur Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Private James Frazer:
John Laurie
Captain George Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Lance Corporal Jack Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Charles Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Frank Pike:
Ian Lavender
Private Joe Walker:
James Beck
The Vicar:
Frank Williams
Producer:
David Croft

Dad's Army

Series 4

Episode 12: Uninvited Guests

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Classic wartime comedy. When HQ is bombed, the wardens have to share the church hall with the Home Guard, despite Captain Mainwaring's disapproval. 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
Private Charles Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Frank Pike:
Ian Lavender
Private Joe Walker:
James Beck
The Vicar:
Frank Williams
Producer:
David Croft

Dad's Army

Series 4

Episode 6: Absent Friends

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Wartime sitcom. The platoon forego a parade in Mainwaring's absence to compete in a darts match against the ARP wardens. Show more

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Joe Walker:
James Beck
Private Charles Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Frank Pike:
Ian Lavender
Producer:
David Croft

Dad's Army

Series 4

Episode 3: Boots, Boots, Boots

Duration: 31 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Classic sitcom about the Home Guard unit of Walmington-on-Sea. Captain Mainwaring starts a foot-hardening programme which includes lengthy route marches. Show more

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Arthur Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Lance Corporal Jack Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private James Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Walker:
James Beck
ARP Warden:
Bill Pertwee
Mrs Pike:
Janet Davies
Mr Sedgewick:
Erik Chitty
Producer:
David Croft

Dad's Army

Series 4

Episode 1: The Big Parade

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Classic sitcom about a Home Guard unit. Like every other town, Walmington-on-Sea is to have its War Weapons Week. The event is to be marked by a parade. Show more

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Lance Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private James Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Joe Walker:
James Beck
Private Charles Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Frank Pike:
Ian Lavender
Producer:
David Croft

Dad's Army

Series 4

Episode 4: Sgt - Save My Boy!

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

More classic comedy with the Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard. Pike loses his way in a minefield during night manoeuvres and has to be rescued by Wilson. Show more

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Walker:
James Beck
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
ARP Warden:
Bill Pertwee
Mrs Pike:
Janet Davies
Engineer Officer:
Michael Knowles
Producer:
David Croft

Dad's Army

Series 4

Episode 7: Put That Light Out

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Classic wartime sitcom about the Home Guard unit of Walmington-on-Sea. Captain Mainwaring sets up an observation post in the lighthouse. Show more

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Walker:
James Beck
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Producer:
David Croft

Dad's Army

Series 4

Episode 13: The Fallen Idol

Duration: 34 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Classic sitcom about the Home Guard unit in a seaside town. The platoon goes on an exercise, but there are surprises in store for Captain Mainwaring.

Contributors

Captain George Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Arthur Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Lance Corporal Jack Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private James Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Joe Walker:
James Beck
Private Charles Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Frank Pike:
Ian Lavender
Captain Square:
Geoffrey Lumsden
Producer:
David Croft

Dad's Army

Series 4

Episode 2: Don't Forget the Diver

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Wartime sitcom. The ingenuity of Mainwaring's men is put to the test.

Contributors

Capt George Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sgt Arthur Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
LCpl Jack Jones:
Clive Dunn
Pte Frazer:
John Laurie
Pte Walker:
James Beck
Pte Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Pte Pike:
Ian Lavender
ARP Warden:
Bill Pertwee
Capt Square:
Geoffrey Lumsden
Pte Sponge:
Colin Bean
2nd ARP Warden:
Don Estelle
Landlord:
Verne Morgan
Producer:
David Croft
Director:
Harold Snoad

Dad's Army

Series 4

Episode 9: Mum's Army

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Classic sitcom. Captain Mainwaring encourages the women of Walmington-on-Sea to join the platoon and meets Mrs Gray, an attractive middle-aged widow. Show more

Contributors

Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Private Walker:
James Beck
Buffet Attendant:
Deirdre Costello
Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Lance Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Edith Parish:
Wendy Richard
Mrs Pike:
Janet Davies
Serviceman:
David Gilchrist
Waitress:
Melita Manger
Miss Ironside:
Julian Burbery
Mrs Prosser:
Eleanor Smale
Ivy Samways:
Rosemary Faith
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Producer:
David Croft