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The Cricket Match

Episode 20 of 26

Mainwaring goes into bat when the platoon are challenged to play the wardens. Adapted from TV with Arthur Lowe. From July 1976.

Captain Mainwaring goes into bat when the Home Guard platoon are challenged to play a match against the wardens.

Starring Arthur Lowe as Captain Mainwaring, John Le Mesurier as Sergeant Wilson, Clive Dunn as Corporal Jones, John Laurie as Private Frazer, Arnold Ridley as Private Godfrey, Ian Lavender as Private Pike, Bill Pertwee as Hodges, Frank Williams as the Vicar, Edward Sinclair as the Verger and Larry Martyn as Private Walker.

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

Producer: John Dyas

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1976.

30 minutes

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