Dad's Army is a Sitcom programme.
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Set during the Second World War, it focuses on a group of men in the small, fictional seaside town of Walmington-on-Sea. Due to their age, the men are not eligible for active service. They decide to set up their town's Local Defence Volunteers, later to become The Home Guard.
Led by bank manager Captain George Mainwaring (Arthur Lowe), the platoon also includes assistant bank manager Sgt Arthur Wilson (John Le Mesurier), butcher L-Cpl Jack Jones (Clive Dunn), undertaker Pte James Frazer (John Laurie), Pte Charles Godfrey (Arnold Ridley), Pte Joe Walker (a spiv, played by James Beck) and the young Pte Pike (Ian Lavender).
The sitcom - which took a little while to settle before becoming an all-time classic - spawned a full-length feature film, a stage show and radio series.
Running Time: 30 minutes (approx)
|Arthur Lowe||...||Barry Mainwaring, Capt. George Mainwaring|
|John Le Mesurier||...||Sgt. Arthur Wilson|
|Clive Dunn||...||LCpl. Jack Jones|
|John Laurie||...||Pte. James Frazer|
|Arnold Ridley||...||Private Charles Godfrey, Pte. Charles Godfrey|
|Ian Lavender||...||Private Frank Pike, Pte. Frank Pike|
|James Beck||...||Pte. Joe Walker|
|Bill Pertwee||...||A.R.P. Chief Warden Hodges, A.R.P. Warden Hodges, Chief Warden Hodges, Warden Hodges|
|Edward Sinclair||...||Caretaker, Mr. Yeatman, Mr. Yeatman the Verger, The Verger, Verger|
|Frank C. Williams||...||The Vicar, Vicar|
|Colin Bean||...||Private Sponge, Pte. Sponge|
|Janet Davies||...||Mavis Pike, Mrs. Pike|
|Robert Raglan||...||Colonel, Home Guard Sergeant, The Colonel|
|Harold Bennett||...||Mr. Blewit, Mr. Blewitt, Mr. Bluet, Mr. Bluett|
|Pamela Cundell||...||Mrs. Fox|
|Geoffrey Lumsden||...||Cap. Square, Capt. Square, Col. Square, Cpl. Col. Square|
|Eric Longworth||...||Mr. Gordon, Town Clerk|
|Olive Mercer||...||Mrs. Casson, Mrs. Yeatman|
|Talfryn Thomas||...||Mr Cheeseman, Mr. Cheeseman, Pte. Cheeseman|
|Caroline Dowdeswell||...||Janet King|