List of Dad's Army radio episodes

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This is a list of the radio episodes of the British sitcom Dad's Army which were normally adapted from the script of an earlier television episode. Dates shown are for the recording session followed by the original transmission on BBC Radio 4. Since 2007, the full run of radio episodes has been regularly repeated on digital archive station BBC Radio 4 Extra[1] along with its radio-only sequel It Sticks Out Half a Mile.[2]

Although most of the television episodes were adapted to radio, the following were not: Gorilla Warfare, Ring Dem Bells, When You've Got to Go, Come in, Your Time is Up, The Face on the Poster, My Brother and I, The Love of Three Oranges, Wake Up Walmington, The Making of Private Pike, Knights of Madness, The Miser's Hoard, Number Engaged & Never Too Old.[3]

Series 1[edit]

No Title Recorded First broadcast Overview
001 The Man and the Hour 3 June 1973 28 January 1974
002 Museum Piece 7 June 1973 4 February 1974
003 Command Decision 21 June 1973 11 February 1974
004 The Enemy Within the Gates 21 June 1973 18 February 1974
005 The Battle of Godfrey's Cottage 6 July 1973 25 February 1974
006 The Armoured Might of Lance Corporal Jones 6 July 1973 4 March 1974
007 Sgt. Wilson's Little Secret 13 July 1973 11 March 1974
008 A Stripe for Frazer 13 July 1973 18 March 1974
009 Operation Kilt 23 July 1973 25 March 1974
010 Battle School 28 June 1973 1 April 1974
011 Under Fire 27 July 1973 8 April 1974 The only existing version of this episode
012 Something Nasty in the Vault 23 July 1973 15 April 1974
013 The Showing Up of Corporal Jones 20 July 1973 22 April 1974
014 The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Walker 20 July 1973 29 April 1974 The only existing version of this episode
015 Sorry, Wrong Number 27 July 1973 6 May 1974 The TV equivalent is The Lion Has Phones
016 The Bullet is Not for Firing 26 July 1973 13 May 1974
017 Room at the Bottom 23 July 1973 20 May 1974
018 Menace from the Deep 24 July 1973 27 May 1974
019 No Spring for Frazer 26 July 1973 3 June 1974
020 Sons of the Sea 25 July 1973 10 June 1974

Christmas Special[edit]

No Title Recorded First broadcast Overview
021 Present Arms 18 July 1974 24 December 1974 The TV equivalent is combined episodes, Battle of the Giants! and Shooting Pains.

Series 2[edit]

No Title Recorded First broadcast Overview
022 Don't Forget the Diver 16 July 1974 11 February 1975
023 If the Cap Fits... 17 April 1974 18 February 1975
024 Put That Light Out! 30 April 1974 25 February 1975
025 Boots Boots Boots 16 April 1974 4 March 1975
026 Sergeant - Save My Boy! 16 April 1974 11 March 1975
027 Branded 17 July 1974 18 March 1975
028 Uninvited Guests 18 April 1974 25 March 1975
029 A Brush with the Law 17 July 1974 1 April 1975
030 A Soldier's Farewell 15 May 1974 8 April 1975
031 Brain Versus Brawn 30 April 1974 15 April 1975
032 War Dance 12 May 1974 22 April 1975
033 Mum's Army 12 May 1974 29 April 1975
034 Getting the Bird 15 July 1974 6 May 1975
035 Don't Fence Me In 16 May 1974 13 May 1975
036 The King Was in His Counting House 15 May 1974 20 May 1975
037 When Did You Last See Your Money? 15 May 1974 27 May 1975
038 Fallen Idol 16 July 1974 3 June 1975
039 A. Wilson (Manager)? 17 April 1974 10 June 1975
040 All is Safely Gathered In 15 July 1974 17 June 1975
041 The Day the Balloon Went Up 18 April 1974 24 June 1975

Series 3[edit]

No Title Recorded First broadcast Overview
042 A Man of Action 28 April 1975 16 March 1976
043 The Honourable Man 28 April 1975 23 March 1976
044 The Godiva Affair 5 May 1975 30 March 1976
045 Keep Young and Beautiful 12 May 1975 6 April 1976 Repeats on BBC radio now edit Pike's use of the N' Word
046 Absent Friends 6 May 1975 13 April 1976
047 Round and Round Went the Great Big Wheel 7 May 1975 20 April 1976
048 The Great White Hunter 30 May 1975 27 April 1976 The TV equivalent is Man Hunt
049 The Deadly Attachment 30 April 1975 4 May 1976
050 Things That Go Bump in the Night 7 May 1975 11 May 1976
051 My British Buddy 6 May 1975 18 May 1976
052 Big Guns 5 May 1975 25 May 1976
053 The Big Parade 2 May 1975 1 June 1976
054 Asleep in the Deep 9 May 1975 8 June 1976
055 We Know Our Onions 8 May 1975 15 June 1976
056 The Royal Train 29 April 1975 22 June 1976
057 A Question of Reference 12 May 1975 29 June 1976 The TV equivalent is The Desperate Drive of Corporal Jones
058 High Finance 27 June 1975 6 July 1976
059 The Recruit 1 May 1975 13 July 1976
060 A Jumbo-Sized Problem 18 June 1975 20 July 1976 The TV equivalent is Everybody's Trucking
061 The Cricket Match 1 May 1975 27 July 1976 The TV equivalent is The Test
062 Time on My Hands 29 April 1975 3 August 1976
063 Turkey Dinner 2 May 1975 10 August 1976
064 The Captain's Car 9 May 1975 17 August 1976
065 The Two and a Half Feathers 8 May 1975 24 August 1976
066 Is There Honey Still for Tea? 11 July 1975 31 August 1976
067 Ten Seconds From Now 18 June 1975 7 September 1976 The TV equivalent is Broadcast to the Empire

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dad's Army on BBC Radio 4 extra - http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b009v6h3/episodes/2010
  2. ^ It Sticks Out Half a Mile on BBC Radio 7 - http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0072tn6
  3. ^ Croft, David; Perry, Jimmy; Webber, Richard (2000). The Complete A-Z of Dads Army. Orion. ISBN 0-7528-1838-4

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