Dad's Army: Collector's Editon Series 1
This handsome box set contains all 21 episodes from the first radio series of Dad's Army, first transmitted on BBC Radio 4 from 28.1.74 to 10.6.74. Also included is the Christmas Special of 25.12.74. The 11 CD's are accompanied by full track listings, cast biographies and a history of the series. The episodes are: 'The Man and the Hour', 'Museum Piece', 'Command Decision', 'Enemy Within the Gates', 'The Battle of Godfrey's Cottage', 'The Armoured Might of L/Cpl Jones', 'Sergeant Wilson's Little Secret', 'A Stripe for Frazer',' Operation Kilt', 'Battle School', 'Under Fire', 'Something Nasty in the Vault', 'The Showing Up of Corporal Jones', 'The Loneliness of the Long Distance Walker', 'Sorry Wrong Number', 'The Bullet is Not for Firing', 'Room at the Bottom', 'The Menace from the Deep', 'No Spring for Frazer', 'Sons of the Sea', 'Present Arms'. 11 CDs. 11 hrs.
- 128 x 130 x 40mm | 358.34g
- 02 Jun 2003
- BBC Audio, A Division Of Random House
- BBC Physical Audio
- London, United Kingdom
- Unabridged edition
About Jimmy Perry
Jimmy Perry (Author) Jimmy Perry was born in Barnes, London in 1924. Aged 16 during the Second World War, he joined the Home Guard and then served with the Royal Artillery as a sergeant, also setting up a concert party as entertainment for the troops. After the war he trained as an actor. His writing partnership with David Croft began in 1968, and between them they created such hit shows as Dad's Army, It Ain't Half Hot Mum, Hi-de-Hi and You Rang, M'Lord? David Croft (Author) David Croft was born in Poole, Dorset. He became a Major in the Second World War, serving in India. North Africa and Singapore. After the war he worked as an actor and then turned to writing. His involvement in television led to producing and directing. His numerous producer credits include Steptoe and Son and 'Til Death Us Do Part. As well as his partnership with Jimmy Perry, he developed Are You Being Served? and 'Allo 'Allo as a co-writer and producer with Jeremy Lloyd. He was awarded the OBE in 1978. He died in 2011.