The Recruit

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Dad's Army, Series 6 Episode 7 of 7

Duration: 30 minutes

Classic sitcom. Captain Mainwaring is temporarily in hospital and during his absence Sergeant Wilson allows the Vicar to join the platoon.

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Captain Mainwaring
Arthur Lowe
Captain Wilson
John Le Mesurier
Corporal Jones
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer
John Laurie
Private Godfrey
Arnold Ridley
Private Pike
Ian Lavender
Chief Warden Hodges
Bill Pertwee
Frank Williams
Edward Sinclair
Susan Majolier
Small Boy
Lindsay Dunn
David Croft
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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