For the Love of Three Oranges

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Episode 11 of 9

Duration: 30 minutes

A special Christmas episode of the classic sitcom from 1976. The platoon decide to help the Vicar with his bazaar to raise money for comforts for the troops. Three oranges are to be auctioned and Captain Mainwaring is determined to get one for his wife.

Last on

Mon 30 Dec 2013 19:30 BBC Two except Northern Ireland

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Music Played

2 items
  • Image for Bud Flanagan

    Bud Flanagan and The Regimental Band of the Coldstream Guards Who Do You Think You Are Kidding Mr Hitler?

  • Image for Jay Wilbur and His Band

    Jay Wilbur and His Band Little Drummer Boy

    Singer: Al Bowlly.

  • BBC Archive: Dad's Army at 40

    BBC Archive: Dad's Army at 40

    A collection of letters from the actors, internal BBC memos and photographs that follow the stars from the first episode to the last.

    Go to the BBC Archive Dad's Army website


Captain Mainwaring
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson
John Le Mesurier
L/Cpl Jones
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer
John Laurie
Private Godfrey
Arnold Ridley
Private Pike
Ian Lavender
ARP Warden Hodges
Bill Pertwee
Frank Williams
Edward Sinclair
Mrs Fox
Pamela Cundell
Mrs Pike
Janet Davies
Mrs Yeatman
Oliver Mercer
Joan Cooper
Town Clerk/Mr Gordon
Eric Longworth
Colin Bean
Jimmy Perry
David Croft
David Croft
David Croft


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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