We’re Doomed!: The Dad’s Army Story (BBC-2 22 Dec 2015 with Paul Ritter and Richard Dormer)


UK / BBC Two / 1×60 minute episode / Broadcast Tuesday 22 December 2015 at 9.00pm

Writer: Stephen Russell / Producer: Brett Wilson / Director: Steve Bendelack

Period comedy drama. The story of the genesis of classic sitcom Dad’s Army from series co-creator Jimmy Perry’s initial idea in 1967 through to the broadcast of the first episode in 1968.

Paul Ritter as Jimmy Perry
Richard Dormer as David Croft
Stuart McQuarrie as Tom Sloan
Sarah Alexander as Gilda Perry
Sally Phillips as Ann Croft
Charlotte McDougall as Pat Coombs
Harry Peacock as Michael Mills
Keith Allen as Paul Fox
Amy Hughes as Sylvia
John Sessions as Arthur Lowe
Ralph Riach as John Laurie
Michael Cochrane as Arnold Ridley
Mark Heap as Clive Dunn
Julian Sands as John Le Mesurier
Kevin Bishop as James Beck
Kieran Hodgson as Ian Lavender
Shane Richie as Bill Pertwee
Roy Hudd as Bud Flanagan