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Duration: 39 minutes

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

The very first episode of the classic holiday camp comedy series. The Maplin's entertainment staff find they have a new boss. Show more

Contributors

Ted Bovis:
Paul Shane
Peggy Ollerenshaw:
Su Pollard
Jeffrey Fairbrother:
Simon Cadell
Spike Dixon:
Jeffrey Holland
Gladys Pugh:
Ruth Madoc
Fred Quilley:
Felix Bowness
Yvonne Stuart-Hargreaves:
Diane Holland
Barry Stuart-Hargreaves:
Barry Howard
Mr Partridge:
Leslie Dwyer
Sylvia Garnsey:
Nikki Kelly
Stanley Matthews:
David Webb
Bruce Matthews:
Tony Webb
Composer:
Jimmy Perry

Dad's Army

Series 3

Episode 2: Battle School

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Classic wartime sitcom. The platoon spends the weekend at a training camp. If an army marches on its stomach, everyone hopes the journey will be short.

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Lieutenant Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Private Walker:
James Beck
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Captain Rodrigues:
Alan Tilvern
Major Smith:
Alan Haines
Private Sponge:
Colin Bean
Producer:
David Croft
Director:
David Croft

Hi-de-Hi!

Series 6

Episode 5: Hey Diddle Diddle, Who's on the Fiddle?

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Classic sitcom about a holiday camp. Peggy finds a letter which leads the team to believe that Clive Dempster is a mole. Show more

Contributors

Fred Quilly:
Felix Bowness
Bruce Matthews:
Tony Webb
Stanley Matthews:
David Webb
Sylvia Garnsey:
Nikki Kelly
Spike Dixon:
Jeffrey Holland
Gladys Pugh:
Ruth Madoc
Ted Bovis:
Paul Shane
Producer:
David Croft

Hi-de-Hi!

Series 4

Episode 1: Co-Respondent's Course

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Sitcom. Fairbrother's wife sends her boyfriend to Jeffrey to ask him for a divorce. With the professor unwilling to cooperate, they start to dig for evidence. Show more

Contributors

Ted Bovis:
Paul Shane
Gladys Pugh:
Ruth Madoc
Spike Dixon:
Jeffrey Holland
Fred Quilly:
Felix Bowness
Yvonne Stuart-Hargreaves:
Diane Holland
Sylvia Garnsey:
Nikki Kelly
Stanley Matthews:
David Webb
Bruce Matthews:
Tony Webb
Director:
John Kilby
Producer:
David Croft

Hi-de-Hi!

Series 2

Episode 4: On with the Motley

Duration: 29 minutes

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

The camp host gets his big chance when he is booked to do a cabaret spot at a posh golf club dinner.

Contributors

Sylvia Garnsey:
Nikki Kelly
Gary Bolton:
Terence Creasey
Bruce Matthews:
Tony Webb
Stanley Matthews:
David Webb
Betty Whistler:
Rikki Howard
Jeffrey Fairbrother:
Simon Cadell
Peggy Ollerenshaw:
Su Pollard
Mr Partridge:
Leslie Dwyer
Barry Stuart-Hargreaves:
Barry Howard
Yvonne Stuart-Hargreaves:
Diane Holland
Fred Quilley:
Felix Bowness
Gladys Pugh:
Ruth Madoc
Spike Dixon:
Jeffrey Holland
Ted Bovis:
Paul Shane
Director:
John Kilby
Producer:
David Croft

Hi-de-Hi!

Series 8

Episode 5: Only the Brave

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Holiday camp sitcom. As a birthday treat, the staff take April to see Bambi - or so they think.

Contributors

Bruce Matthews:
Tony Webb
Stanley Matthews:
David Webb
Sylvia Garnsey:
Nikki Kelly
Peggy Ollerenshaw:
Su Pollard
Spike Dixon:
Jeffrey Holland
Fred Quilley:
Felix Bowness
Gladys Pugh:
Ruth Madoc
Ted Bovis:
Paul Shane
Director:
David Croft

Hi-de-Hi!

Series 9

Episode 4: Let Them Eat Cake

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Holiday camp sitcom with the Yellowcoats at Maplin's. Ted and Spike re-enact the French Revolution in the pool.

Contributors

Spike Dixon:
Jeffrey Holland
Gladys Pugh:
Ruth Madoc
Ted Bovis:
Paul Shane
Fred Quilley:
Felix Bowness
Peggy Ollerenshaw:
Su Pollard
Sylvia Garnsey:
Nikki Kelly
Stanley Matthews:
David Webb
Bruce Matthews:
Tony Webb
Director:
Mike Stephens

Hi-de-Hi!

Series 6

Episode 4: Off with the Motley

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Holiday camp sitcom with the Yellowcoats at Maplin's. Peggy's promotion means she is missing out on all the fun.

Contributors

Ted Bovis:
Paul Shane
Fred Quilly:
Felix Bowness
Bruce Matthews:
Tony Webb
Stanley Matthews:
David Webb
Sylvia Garnsey:
Nikki Kelly
Spike Dixon:
Jeffrey Holland
Gladys Pugh:
Ruth Madoc
Director:
David Croft
Producer:
David Croft

Hi-de-Hi!

Series 3

Episode 5: Trouble and Strife

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Classic comedy series set at Maplin's Holiday Camp in 1959. Ted Bovis's ex-wife turns up at the camp with a bailiff in tow, demanding arrears of her maintenance. Show more

Contributors

Fred Quilley:
Felix Bowness
Bruce Matthews:
Tony Webb
Stanley Matthews:
David Webb
Sylvia Garnsey:
Nikki Kelly
Yvonne Stuart-Hargreaves:
Diane Holland
Peggy Ollerenshaw:
Su Pollard
Spike Dixon:
Jeffrey Holland
Gladys Pugh:
Ruth Madoc
Ted Bovis:
Paul Shane
Producer:
David Croft
Director:
John Kilby

Hi-de-Hi!

Series 7

Episode 2: It's Murder!

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Classic holiday camp sitcom with the Yellowcoats at Maplin's. The guests are complaining about Mr Partridge's behaviour until things take a dark turn. Show more

Contributors

Gladys Pugh:
Ruth Madoc
Bruce Matthews:
Tony Webb
Stanley Matthews:
David Webb
Sylvia Garnsey:
Nikki Kelly
Peggy Ollerenshaw:
Su Pollard
Fred Quilley:
Felix Bowness
Ted Bovis:
Paul Shane
Spike Dixon:
Jeffrey Holland
Director:
David Croft

Are You Being Served?

Series 9

Episode 1: The Sweet Smell of Success

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Classic sitcom set in a department store. Mrs Slocombe invents a perfume with powerful aphrodisiac qualities, leading to chaos at Grace Bros.

Contributors

Mr Harman:
Arthur English
Mr Walpole:
Jess Conrad
Miss Belfridge:
Candy Davis
Mr Humphries:
John Inman
Mr Spooner:
Mike Berry
Mr Rumbold:
Nicholas Smith
Miss Brahms:
Wendy Richard
Captain Peacock:
Frank Thornton
Mrs Slocombe:
Mollie Sugden

Hi-de-Hi!

Series 5

Episode 7: The Epidemic

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Holiday-camp humour with the Yellowcoats at Maplin's. There's an outbreak of graffiti in the camp.

Contributors

Jeffrey Fairbrother:
Simon Cadell
Ted Bovis:
Paul Shane
Gladys Pugh:
Ruth Madoc
Spike Dixon:
Jeffrey Holland
Mr Partridge:
Leslie Dwyer
Fred Quilly:
Felix Bowness
Yvonne Stuart-Hargreaves:
Diane Holland
Julian Dalrympl:
Ben Aris
Sylvia Garnsey:
Nikki Kelly
Director:
John Kilby
Producer:
David Croft

Hi-de-Hi!

Series 6

Episode 1: Together Again

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Holiday camp sitcom with the Yellowcoats at Maplin's. It's the start of the new season and Gladys can't find Jeffrey anywhere. Show more

Contributors

Ted Bovis:
Paul Shane
Gladys Pugh:
Ruth Madoc
Spike Dixon:
Jeffrey Holland
Mr Partridge:
Leslie Dwyer
Fred Quilly:
Felix Bowness
Yvonne Stuart-Hargreaves:
Diane Holland
Barry Stuart-Hargreaves:
Barry Howard
Sylvia Yellowcoat:
Nikki Kelly
Producer:
David Croft

Dad's Army

Series 5

Episode 12: Round and Round Went the Great Big Wheel

Duration: 28 minutes

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

Classic wartime sitcom. The platoon is chosen for special duties during the testing of a secret weapon.

Contributors

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

Dad's Army

Series 2

Episode 2: The Battle of Godfrey's Cottage

Duration: 32 minutes

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

Classic sitcom. Mainwaring and his outfit, convinced that a German invasion has already begun, mount a gun placement at Private Godfrey's cottage. Show more

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Lance Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Walker:
James Beck
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Mrs Pike:
Janet Davies
Dolly:
Amy Dalby
ARP Warden:
Bill Pertwee
Private Sponge:
Colin Bean
Member of the Platoon:
Richard Jacques
Member of the Platoon:
Frank Godfrey
Producer:
David Croft
Director:
David Croft

'Allo 'Allo!

Series 3

Episode 6: The Great Un-Escape

Duration: 35 minutes

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

Classic sitcom. Rene finds himself knee-deep in a tunnel - all part of his quest to find uniforms for the British airmen.

Contributors

Secret Agent Crabtree:
Arthur Bostrom
Flying Officer Fairfax:
John D Collins
Michelle Dubois:
Kirsten Cooke
Flying Officer Carstairs:
Nicholas Frankau
Otto Flick, Gestapo:
Richard Gibson
Maria Recamier:
Francesca Gonshaw
Roger Leclerc:
Jack Haig
Helga Geerhart:
Kim Hartman
Mother, Fanny Blanc:
Rose Hill
Rene Artois:
Gorden Kaye
Col Kurt von Strohm:
Richard Marner
Capt Hans Geering:
Sam Kelly
Edith Artois:
Carmen Silvera
Lieut Hubert Gruber:
Guy Siner
Monsieur Alfonse:
Kenneth Connor
General Von Klinkerhoffen:
Hilary Minster
Engelbert Von Smallhuasen:
John Louis Mansi
Girl at Church:
Caroline Dennis
Wing Commander:
Martin Sadler
Simpson:
Tim Brown
German Colonel, POW Camp:
Nick Burnell
Voice of London Calling:
Paul Cooper
Producer:
David Croft

Dad's Army

Series 6

Episode 6: Things That Go Bump in the Night

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Classic wartime sitcom. The platoon's van breaks down outside what looks like a deserted house where Mainwaring decides they should spend the night.

Contributors

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

Dad's Army

Series 7

Episode 1: Everybody's Trucking

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Scotland

Wartime sitcom. A big exercise is jeopardised when the platoon find an abandoned steam engine blocking the road.

Contributors

Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Chief Warden Hodges:
Bill Pertwee
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Producer:
David Croft

Dad's Army

Series 2

Episode 1: Operation Kilt

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One CambridgeshireLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Classic sitcom featuring the men of the Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard unit. Mainwaring's squad takes part in an exercise for a Highland platoon.

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Lance Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Walker:
James Beck
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Mrs Pike:
Janet Davies
Captain Ogilvie:
James Copeland
Small Boy:
Colin Daniels
Producer:
David Croft

Dad's Army

Series 7

Episode 3: Gorilla Warfare

Duration: 31 minutes

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

Classic sitcom. During an exercise, Captain Mainwaring takes the role of a highly important secret agent. The regular army try to prevent him completing his mission.

Contributors

Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Chief Warden Hodges:
Bill Pertwee
Man in white coat:
Michael Sharvell-Martin
Lance Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Private Cheeseman:
Talfryn Thomas
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Lieutenant Wood:
Robin Parkinson
Producer:
David Croft