1955 called up into R.A.F. a group of young men find it hard to cope,especially with a corporal who is unhappy and takes it out on them.
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Tony Selby ...
 Cpl. Percy Marsh (34 episodes, 1975-1978)
David Janson ...
 Ken Richardson (34 episodes, 1975-1978)
Gerard Ryder ...
 Matthew Lilley (34 episodes, 1975-1978)
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 Bruce Leckie (34 episodes, 1975-1978)
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 Jakey Smith (27 episodes, 1975-1977)
Lori Wells ...
 Alice Marsh (22 episodes, 1975-1978)
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1955 called up into R.A.F. a group of young men find it hard to cope,especially with a corporal who is unhappy and takes it out on them.

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This program was superb and it is a travesty it is not available on DVD
26 February 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Welcome to the world, post war Britain and the subject is National Service in the RAF Regiment, as the theme music goes "now you're in the RAF you'll never see a plane". Fabulous cast, all of whom are covered elsewhere on this site but the episodes have to be seen to be believed. This program bears all the hallmarks of an illustrious age before any thoughts of a nanny state, no political correctness, no punches pulled, they just told it as it is. This series was pure entertainment and it is a complete shame that only people of my generation got to enjoy it. Previous reviewers on this site have nailed it on the head and I can only back it up. If you have seen "Bad Lads Army", supposed reality TV, this knocks it into a cocked hat, and this is "drama". Please, BBC, put this out on DVD and put me down for the first copies.


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