Dad’s Army Radio Hour

Performed on Fri 13 Apr


Presented by James Seabright

Based on the classic BBC sitcom by Jimmy Perry and David Croft
Performed by David Benson and Jack Lane
Directed by Owen Lewis
Sound design by Tom Lishman

Two actors play 25 characters in this brilliant staging of classic radio scripts based on favourite episodes from the original TV series. Celebrating 50 years of Perry and Croft's quintessential sitcom, which won the Best One-Liner accolade in a poll of comedians conducted earlier this year by Gold, with the immortal words "Don't tell him, Pike".

Double Fringe First Award winner David Benson (star of Think No Evil Of Us: My Life With Kenneth Williams and Boris: World King) and Jack Lane (Wisdom Of A Fool) present a selection of classic radio episodes featuring favourite lines, cherished characters and great feats of vocal impersonation!

Reviews of Dad’s Army Radio Hour

What the public say

What a wonderful show. David Benson and Jack Lane had perfected every single voice, and mannerisms, of the cast of Dad's Army. It was a privilege to be in the audience. Well done Wolsey Theatre for bringing us another brilliant show and a good night's entertainment!

Shirley Dodman

Excellent show. The 2 performer's were brilliant in their portrayals of such family favourite characters. If you close your eyes you wouldn't know the difference. My partner and I thoroughly enjoyed the experience. It was very funny. Recommended viewing if you fancy a great time and can find where the next show is being performed or maybe it can come back to the New Wolsey?

Di

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