TV Series | | Comedy, War
A ragtag group of Home Guard volunteers prepare for an imminent German invasion during World War II.
It was intended that the theme tune be sung by the veteran duo Flanagan and Allen, famous during the war. However Chesney Allen was too ill to record, so Bud Flanagan sang on his own. In the event it was Flanagan who died shortly after the recording and Allen lived another ... ...
Do you think that's wise, sir?
Throughout the series LCPL Jones is the only member of the platoon to wear medal ribbons on his uniform. Frazer, Wilson, and Godfrey (and possibly others) all saw service in WWI and would have medals and ribbons, and would most likely have worn them proudly as well.