Don't panic! It's just a Dad's Army tribute

Dave Adams with the radio episodes of Dad's ArmyNow listen everyone, we have some very important news.

Radio Clatterbridge has paid tribute to Dad's Army - to mark the 50th anniversary of the BBC comedy.

Presenter Dave Adams broadcast the Television Themes and Trivia special half a century after the wartime sitcom was aired in July 1968.

Listeners were treated to three episodes that are missing from the TV archives.

"In the 1970s, the original cast recorded versions for Radio 4. We played all three; The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Walker, A Stripe for Frazer and Under Fire." - Dave Adams, presenter

Mark Jones reads his facts on air

New volunteer Mark Jones helped present some facts about the main cast while Dave played music from the show including Bud Flanagan's theme tune "Who do you think you are kidding, Mr Hitler?"

Underneath the Arches by Flanagan and Allen, Vera Lynn's The White Cliffs of Dover and classics from Nat King Cole also featured in the special show.

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