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The Armoured Might of Lance-Corporal Jones

Episode 6 of 20

Private Walker's van plan to get petrol coupons backfires. Adapted from TV, with Arthur Lowe and Clive Dunn. From March 1974.

Private Walker dreams up a plan to get petrol coupons so Jones's delivery van can be commandeered for the war effort...

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, James Beck as Private Walker, Arnold Ridley as Private Godfrey, Ian Lavender as Private Pike, John Laurie as Private Frazer, Nan Brawnton as Cissie Godfrey, Percy Edwards as Percy the Parrot 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 March 1974.

30 minutes

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