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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.

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30 minutes

Last on

Sun 2 Mar 2014 20:30
BBC Two Wales


Role Contributor
Captain MainwaringArthur Lowe
Sergeant WilsonJohn Le Mesurier
L/Corporal JonesClive Dunn
Pte. James FrazerJohn Laurie
Jimmy Perry
WriterDavid Croft
Pte. Joe WalkerJames Beck
ProducerDavid Croft
Pte. Charles GodfreyArnold Ridley
Pte. Frank PikeIan Lavender

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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