Battle of the Giants

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Episode 5 of 9

Duration: 1 hour

Captain Mainwaring tries to get out of attending a big church parade when the Home Guard are ordered to wear their medals from previous conflicts.

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Captain Mainwaring
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson
John Le Mesurier
Pte Pike
Ian Lavender
Corporal Jones
Clive Dunn
Pt Godfrey
Arnold Ridley
Pte Walker
James Beck
Pte Frazer
John Laurie
David Croft
David Croft
Jimmy Perry


How Captain Mainwairing and Sgt Wilson got called up

Dad's Army group shot for Archive superpromo

Letters from the actors, internal BBC memos and photos from the first episode to the last.

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