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War Damage

It Sticks Out Half a Mile Episode 11 of 13

Wilson, Pike and Hodges go to London to try and claim compensation for their pier in Frambourne-on-Sea.

A seaside saga of pier perpetuation starring John Le Mesurier as Arthur Wilson, Ian Lavender as Frank Pike, Bill Pertwee as Bert Hodges, Vivienne Martin as Miss Perkins and Reginald Marsh as Sir Wensley Smithers.

After a pilot episode was made in 1981, Arthur Lowe sadly died. So this 13-part series was revamped to feature the Dad's Army characters played by Pertwee and Lavender instead. The series was later adapted for ITV by Yorkshire TV.

Written by Harold Snoad and Michael Knowles, based on the characters originally created by Jimmy Perry and David Croft.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in September 1984.

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30 minutes

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Mon 9 Jan 2017 19:30

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