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The Bullet Is Not for Firing

Episode 16 of 20

The platoon faces an inquiry after firing at a German plane. Adapted from TV. With Arthur Lowe and Clive Dunn. From May 1974.

The Home Guard platoon faces an inquiry after shots are fired at a low-flying German aeroplane.

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, Arnold Ridley as Private Godfrey, Graham Stark as Private Walker, Frank Williams as the Vicar, Michael Knowles as Captain Pringle, Timothy Bateson as Captain Marsh and John Whitehall as all the choir. With 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 the BBC Radio 4 in May 1974.

30 minutes

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