Arthur Lowe - Captain George Mainwaring
John Le Mesurier - Sergeant Arthur Wilson
Clive Dunn - Lance Corporal Jack Jones
John Laurie - Private James Frazer
Arnold Ridley - Private Charles Godfrey
James Beck - Private Joe Walker
Ian Lavender - Private Frank Pike
The Man and the Hour (B/W) BBCDVD1368
Recorded: Monday 15/04/68
First broadcast Wednesday 31/07/68, 8.20-8.50pm
Two dates earmarked for original transmission - 5 June & 12 June 1968
In which our heroes band together to form a platoon of Local Defence Volunteers to defend our island home
With: Janet Davies (Mrs Pike), Caroline Dowdeswell (Janet King), John Ringham (Bracewell), Bill Pertwee (the A.R.P. Warden), Neville Hughes (the Soldier), Jack Yeoman , Bill Straiton, Brian Nolan (LDV Members), Jack Wright (Dispatch Rider), Gordon Peters (Fireman*)
*The fireman scene was cut due to overrunning.
Museum Piece (B/W) BBCDVD1368
Recorded: Monday 22/04/68
First broadcast Wednesday 7/08/68, 7.00-7.30pm
Planned date for transmission was Wed 12 June1968
In which our heroes go to great lengths in their endeavours to equip themselves as a fighting force powerful enough to repel a ruthless enemy.
With: Janet Davies (Mrs Pike), Caroline Dowdeswell (Janet King), Eric Woodburn (George Jones, Caretaker), Leon Cortez (the Milkman), Michael Osbourne (the Boy Scout).
Command Decision (B/W) BBCDVD1368
Recorded: Monday 29/04/68
First broadcast Wednesday 14/08/68, 8.20-8.50pm
Two dates shown for original transmission - 19 June & 26 June 1968
In which our poorly-armed heroes receive an offer of rifles. All Captain Mainwaring has to do to secure their delivery is hand over command of the Walmington-on-Sea Platoon to Colonel Square.
With: Caroline Dowdeswell (Janet King), Geoffrey Lumsden (Colonel Square), Charles Hill (the Butler),Gordon Peters, Alan Travel (Soldiers).
Animals by Winships Circus.
The Enemy Within the Gates (B/W) BBCDVD1368
Recorded: Monday 6/05/68
First broadcast Wednesday 28/08/68, 8.20-8.50pm
Two dates shown for original transmission - 26 June & 2 July 1968
In which our heroes capture two German airmen. However, Private Godfrey complicates matters when he releases them from his charge to go for a tinkle.
With: Caroline Dowdeswell (Janet King), Carl Jaffe (Captain Winogrodzki), Denys Peek / Nigel Rideout (German Pilots), Bill Pertwee (A.R.P Warden), David Davenport (Military Police Sgt.), Michael Ely, Joe Santo, Dennis Balcombe (Military Policemen).
The Showing Up of Corporal Jones (B/W) BBCDVD1368
Recorded: Monday 13/05/68
First broadcast Wednesday 4/09/68, 8.20-8.50pm
Planned date for transmission was Wed 3 July 1968
In which Corporal Jones's fitness is tested and our heroes ensure that he is not found wanting.
With: Janet Davies (Mrs Pike), Martin Wyldeck (Major Regan), Patrick Waddington (the Brigadier), Edward Sinclair (the Caretaker), Therese McMurray (the Girl at the Window), Charles Finch (Training Sergeant).
Shooting Pains (B/W) BBCDVD1368
Recorded: Monday 20/05/68
First broadcast Wednesday 11/09/68, 8.20-8.50pm
Planned date for transmission was Wed 10 July 1968
In which our heroes use their rifles and their wits to compete for the honour of guarding a V.I.P
With: Guest Star: Barbara Windsor (Laura La Plaz), Janet Davies (Mrs Pike), Caroline Dowdeswell (Janet King), Martin Wyldeck (Major Regan), Jimmy Perry (Charlie Cheeseman), Therese McMurray (the Girl at the Window)
Marksmanship by Geoff Winship.
Series 1 Production Team
Producer : David Croft
Director : David Croft
Production Assistant : Harold Snoad
Producer’s Assistant : Eve Lucas , Pat Parrish (e2-6)
Assistant Floor Manager : Evan King
Floor Assistant : Bernard Doe
Technical Manager 1 : George Summers
Technical Manager 2 : Brian Pitt (e1, 2), John Farr (e3-6)
Sound Supervisor : Buster Cole
Tape/Gram Operator : Lance Andrews
Costume Supervisor : George Ward
Make-Up Supervisor : Sandra Exelby
Designer : Alan Hunter-Craig, Paul Joel
Vision Mixer : Clive Doig (e1, 5 & 6)