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Dad's Army

Feature-length version of the classic sitcom about the Home Guard unit of a small seaside town.

In 1940, with a German invasion looming, the defence of Walmington-on-Sea is in the hands of local bank manager Captain Mainwaring and a motley collection of volunteers.

After a series of blunders, the Home Guard finally get the glory they deserve.

Release date:

1 hour, 31 minutes

Last on

Sat 19 Dec 2015 17:00
BBC Two except Northern Ireland

BBC News: Gambon and Courtenay to star in Dad's Army film

Bill Nighy, Sir Michael Gambon, Toby Jones and Sir Tom Courtenay are among the stars who will appear in a second big-screen remake of classic sitcom Dad's Army.
See pictures of the stars alongside the characters they'll play


Role Contributor
Captain MainwaringArthur Lowe
Sergeant WilsonJohn Le Mesurier
Private FrazerJohn Laurie
Private WalkerJames Beck
Lance Corporal JonesClive Dunn
Private GodfreyArnold Ridley
Private PikeIan Lavender
Mavis PikeLiz Fraser
Major Gen FullardBernard Archard
Regimental Sergeant-MajorDerek Newark
ARP Warden HodgesBill Pertwee
Reverend FarthingFrank Williams
DirectorNorman Cohen
ProducerJohn R Sloan
WriterJimmy Perry
WriterDavid 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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