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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

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 5

Episode 2: Keep Young and Beautiful

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Classic wartime sitcom. Captain Mainwaring's platoon want to look as young as possible in case they are drafted into the Air Raid Patrol. 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 Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
ARP Warden:
Bill Pertwee
Minister:
Derek Bond
1st Member of Parliament:
James Ottaway
2nd Member Of Parliament:
Charles Morgan
Producer:
David Croft

Dad's Army

Series 6

Episode 1: The Deadly Attachment

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Classic wartime sitcom. Captain Mainwaring and his platoon are instructed to guard a captive U-boat crew. Are they up to the job?

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Lance-Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Walker:
James Beck
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
U-Boat Captain:
Philip Madoc
Chief Warden Hodges:
Bill Pertwee
The Verger:
Edward Sinclair
GHQ Colonel:
Robert Raglan
Private Sponge:
Colin Bean
Producer:
David Croft

Dad's Army

Series 6

Episode 2: My British Buddy

Duration: 31 minutes

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

Classic wartime sitcom. As the first contingent of American soldiers arrives in Walmington-on-Sea, Captain Mainwaring and his troops prepare to welcome them.

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Walker:
James Beck
Ivy Bandways:
Suzanne Kerchiss
Landlord:
Verne Morgan
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
US Sergeant:
Blain Fairman
Chief Warden Hodges:
Bill Pertwee
Mrs Pike:
Janet Davies
Mr Cheeseman:
Talfryn Thomas
Colonel Shultz:
Alan Tilvern
GHQ Colonel:
Robert Raglan
Producer:
David Croft

Dad's Army

Series 9

Episode 6: Never Too Old

Duration: 36 minutes

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

In the last episode ever made of the classic wartime sitcom, Corporal Jones falls in love and decides to marry.

Contributors

Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
ARP Warden Hodges:
Bill Pertwee
The Colonel:
Robert Raglan
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
The Verger:
Edward Sinclair
Lance Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Sponge:
Colin Bean
The Vicar:
Frank Williams
Mrs Pike:
Janet Davies
Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Producer:
David Croft

Are You Being Served?

Series 1

Episode 1: Dear Sexy Knickers

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Classic sitcom set in the Grace Brothers department store. A love note from Mr Lucas to Miss Brahms is delivered to the wrong person.

Contributors

Captain Peacock:
Frank Thornton
Mrs Slocombe:
Mollie Sugden
Miss Brahms:
Wendy Richard
Mr Grainger:
Arthur Brough
Mr Humphreys:
John Inman
Costumer:
Robert Raglan
Costumer:
Derek Smith
Mr Rumbold:
Nicholas Smith
Producer:
David Croft

Are You Being Served?

Series 2

Episode 4: Big Brother

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Department store sitcom. The Grace Brothers staff suspect that the new CCTV system has been set up to watch them and not the customers. Show more

Contributors

Mrs Slocombe:
Mollie Sugden
Captain Peacock:
Frank Thornton
Mr Humphries:
John Inman
Miss Brahms:
Wendy Richard
Mr Grainger:
Arthur Brough
Mr Rumbold:
Nicholas Smith
Mr Mash:
Larry Martyn
Mr Clegg:
Donald Morley
Dr Wainwright:
Robert Raglan
Producer:
Harold Snoad

Dad's Army

Series 5

Episode 10: Brain versus Brawn

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Classic wartime sitcom. The members of the platoon disguise themselves as firemen during an exercise, but then they are called upon to tackle a real blaze.

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Lance Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Walker:
James Beck
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
ARP Warden:
Bill Pertwee
Mr Fairbrother:
Anthony Roye
Waitress:
Maggie Don
Bridge Corporal:
Geoffrey Hughes
Dump Corporal:
David Rose
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 6

Episode 5: The Honourable Man

Duration: 31 minutes

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

Classic wartime sitcom. Captain Mainwaring is annoyed when a death elevates Sergeant Wilson to the fringes of the aristocracy.

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
The Vicar:
Frank Williams
The Verger:
Edward Sinclair
Town Clerk:
Eric Longworth
Mrs Pike:
Janet Davies
Russian:
Gabor Vernon
Interpreter:
Hana-Maria Pravda
Producer:
David Croft

Dad's Army

Series 7

Episode 5: The Captain's Car

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Classic wartime sitcom. Mainwaring is overjoyed when he is offered the use of a Rolls-Royce but gets a shock when it returns from its trip to be camouflaged. Show more

Contributors

Chief Warden Hodges:
Bill Pertwee
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Town Clerk:
Eric Longworth
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Private Cheeseman:
Talfryn Thomas
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
French General:
John Hart Dyke
Lady Maltby:
Mavis Pugh
Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Producer:
David Croft