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Dad's Army Radio/TV Program

Dad's Army: Complete Radio Series One

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Publisher's Summary

Twenty episodes from the first BBC Radio series plus an hour-long Christmas special, starring Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, and Clive Dunn.

In 1973 the BBC adapted its hit TV series for radio, featuring the original TV cast and characters. Three series were broadcast between 1974 and 1976, with episodes adapted from their TV counterparts by Harold Snoad and Michael Knowles.

Now you can enjoy once again these unique recordings, with a supporting cast including John Laurie, James Beck, Arnold Ridley, and Ian Lavender. Among the 21 episodes are "The Man and the Hour", "The Battle of Godfrey’s Cottage", "Sgt Wilson’s Little Secret", "Something Nasty in the Vault", "The Menace from the Deep", and "No Spring for Frazer."

©2014 BBC Worldwide Ltd (P)2014 BBC Worldwide Ltd

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    Garry Cannington, Australia 08-08-16
    Garry Cannington, Australia 08-08-16 Member Since 2014

    I work in IT, I love reading, I love Writing and for those daily travels too and fro I love to listen to Audible books too

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    "How can you not love these guys.. and odd lady"
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    Dad's Army is a often repeated and often enjoyed series. The characters are wonderful and are like everyone's grandad.

    I have loved the TV show since I was a young lad and continue to do so now I am much older.

    The only downside for me is that these are straight from TV and therefore some of the humor is visual. However, I defy many people not to have seen the episodes and remember them well for this to only be a small downside.

    Highly recommended to brighten any dull day. I am still working my way through for when I have a particularly trying day or feel the need for a lift. This is one audio book I go too.

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    John-Bryan Hopkins 04-04-16 Member Since 2015
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    "What fun!"

    Timeless humor. I was surprised how great the writing and performances were. A real treasure, with humor and wwll history to boot.

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  • clare
    2/14/16
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    "brilliant!"

    loved it! funny irreverent and inoffensive fun! good for the soul. shall buy all series.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Crotcheteer
    1/1/15
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    "Total classic comedy"

    Gem of a series, total delight and fantastic buy.. Something to hear again and again.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Mrs A J Huntington
    4/19/16
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    "Perfect"

    Simply one of the great comedies of all time, performed by some of the best actors,never to be beaten,or copied.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • I. D. Collis
    RUGBY
    12/2/15
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    "Dads Army"
    What did you like most about Dad's Army?

    after watching the tv series for many years, starting with my grandad when i was an awful lot younger, this series feels like it has been a part of my life for ever, it never lets you down and you almost feel as if you know the characters as old friends


    What other book might you compare Dad's Army to, and why?

    there is nothing else to compare to dads army


    Which character – as performed by Arthur Lowe and Full Cast – was your favourite?

    i have liked all of the characters involved throughout and have had various favourites depending upon their story line, possibly my all time favourite though is cpl jones


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • J
    STAINES, United Kingdom
    10/9/15
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    "A Comedy Classic"

    Simply put Dad's Army is and will always remain a masterpiece of comedy and this audiobook does nothing but continue that trend. With the same outstanding cast that was seen on the screens this will keep you laughing from beginning to end and is an audio that you will listen to again and again and again!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Simon
    9/27/15
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    "Ace!"

    If you like dads army, you will like this for sure. Makes a nice change from music in the car!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Neil
    St. Helens, Tasmania
    9/24/15
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    "Happy Memories."
    Would you listen to Dad's Army again? Why?

    Yes; because it is that sort or easy going British Humour, the kind that wears very well, it becomes like an old friend.


    Any additional comments?

    Great value, close your eyes and happily relive some of your childhood or younger years.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • HANNAH SAINT
    7/20/15
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    "Better than the TV series a"

    Absolutely hilarious, so much funnier than the original series. All the cast come to life with great script writing. An absolute joy to listen to.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Andrea
    Harrogate, United Kingdom
    5/6/15
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    "Childhood memories"

    Child hood memories rekindled - fantastic great adaptation and enjoyed every minute. Might just treat myself to the DVD this weekend.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • D. J. Steers
    Tunbridge Wells, Kent . England
    4/25/15
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    "Timeless comedy."

    This radio series and all the others are superbly funny, Arthur Lowe is a suburb comedian. Well worth buying all of them.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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