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Room at the Bottom

Episode 17 of 20

A shock for Captain Mainwaring sparks a platoon upheaval. Adapted from TV with Arthur Lowe and John Le Mesurier. From May 1974.

Shock news for Captain Mainwaring sparks an upheaval in the Home Guard platoon.

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, John Laurie as Private Fraser, John Ringham as Captain Turner and Jack Watson as the Sergeant. 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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