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Command Decision

Episode 3 of 20

Mainwaring's platoon gets an offer of weapons, but there's a catch. Adapted from TV with Arthur Lowe. From February 1974.

Captain Mainwaring gets an offer of weapons for the platoon, but there's a catch...

Six years after legendary sitcom Dad's Army started on BBC TV, these specially adapted radio versions began recording with the original cast.

Starring Arthur Lowe as Captain Mainwaring, John Le Mesurier as Sergeant Wilson, Clive Dunn as Corporal Jones, John Laurie as Private Fraser, James Beck as Private Walker, Geoffrey Lumsden as Colonel Square, David Sinclair as the Driver and John Snagge as the announcer.

Adapted from Jimmy Perry and David Croft's original BBC TV scripts by Michael Knowles and Harold Snoad.

Producer: John Dyas

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1974.

30 minutes

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