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Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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.

Last on

Boxing Day 2013 18:15 BBC Two except Scotland


Capt Mainwaring
Arthur Lowe
Sgt Wilson
John Le Mesurier
Pvt Frazer
John Laurie
Pvt Walker
James Beck
L Cpl Jones
Clive Dunn
Pvt Godfrey
Arnold Ridley
Pvt Pike
Ian Lavender
Mavis Pike
Liz Fraser
Maj Gen Fullard
Bernard Archard
Regimental Sergeant-Major
Derek Newark
ARP Warden Hodges
Bill Pertwee
Rev Farthing
Frank Williams
Norman Cohen
John R Sloan
Jimmy Perry
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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