There is some good news for the fans of Dad's Army adversaries Warden Hodges and Captain Mainwaring. A statue of Arthur Lowe's pompous character Mainwaring has been unveiled in Norfolk. It was inaugurated by Bill Pertwee, 83, who played the role of Warren Hodges in the famous serial. The statue was unveiled, where the famous BBC comedy was filmed between 1968 and 1977.
The man who played the character of Captain Mainwaring, Arthur Lowe passed away at the age of 66 in the year 1982. The fans helped raise almost £20,000 for the bronze statue.
It was unveiled between two hotels where the cast and the crew of the serial used to stay. A lot of fans and the cast of Dad’s Army were present and they were reunited due to this occasion. The fans were very excited and a lot of them were keenly looking forward to the unveiling of the statue.
It has been more than 30 years since Arthur Lowe took the role of Captain George Mainwaring in the serial, which has been loved by millions of people across the country.
It was unveiled by writer David Croft on Saturday and it attracted a lot of fans and former crew members of the serial.
The statue was made by sculptor Sean Hedges-Quinn and he spent almost 1,100 hours on building it.