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The Big Parade

Dad's Army, Series 4 Episode 1 of 13

Classic sitcom about a Home Guard unit. Like every other town, Walmington-on-Sea is to have its War Weapons Week. The event is to be marked by a parade of all Auxiliary Services such as the Wardens, Auxiliary Fire Service, the nurses, the Rescue Squad and of course the Home Guard. The whole procession is to be led by the drum and bugle band of the Sea Scouts. Captain Mainwaring decides that the platoon should be led by a mascot.

Release date:

30 minutes

Last on

Sat 29 Jul 2017 20:00


Role Contributor
Captain MainwaringArthur Lowe
Sergeant WilsonJohn Le Mesurier
Lance Corporal JonesClive Dunn
Private James FrazerJohn Laurie
Private Joe WalkerJames Beck
Private Charles GodfreyArnold Ridley
Private Frank PikeIan Lavender
WriterJimmy Perry
WriterDavid Croft
ProducerDavid Croft

Explore the history of Dad's Army in the BBC Archive

Explore the history of Dad's Army in the BBC Archive

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

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