Dad’s Army: Picture special

1. Dad’s Army – from left to right: Arnold Ridley (Private Charles Godfrey), Clive Dunn, Arthur Lowe, Ian Lavender, John Laurie and John Le Mesurier.

Dad's Army: Picture special

2. Dad’s Army, a BBC comedy about the Home Guard during the Second World War, was written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft.

Dad's Army: Picture special

3. A still from a 1972 episode of Dad’s Army called ‘Brain Versus Brawn’. While disguised as firemen during an initiative exercise.

Dad's Army: Picture special

4. Corporal Jones’s famous 1935 Ford butchers van from the iconic TV series Dads Army. It was later auctioned at Bonhams.

Dad's Army: Picture special

5. Clive Robert Benjamin Dunn (9 January 1920 – 7 November 2012) was an English actor best known for his role as Lance-Corporal Jack.

Dad's Army: Picture special

6. A 1975 episode of Dad’s Army sees the Home Guard on training exercises

Dad's Army: Picture special

7. Ian Lavender (far left), Clive Dunn, Arthur Lowe and John Le Mesurier from Dad’s Army

Dad's Army: Picture special

8. Members of the original cast of Dad’s Army meeting in 2008 at The Imperial War Museum to mark the 40th anniversary.

Dad's Army: Picture special

9. Clive Dunn performs his song Grandad on a 1971 Dickie Henderson show

Dad's Army: Picture special

10. Dad’s Army’s commander Arthur Lowe (foreground) gives his men training on how to deal with a German spy

Dad's Army: Picture special