Are You Being Served?. Mrs. Betty Slocombe (Mollie Sugden). Copyright: BBC

Mollie Sugden was an English actor noted for her much-loved comic roles. She found prominence in the 1960s with a string of regular and guest appearances in TV sitcoms, usually as a battleaxe-type mother figure, before rising to wider stardom and international fame from the 1970s as Mrs Slocombe in the smash-hit department store comedy Are You Being Served?.

Year Production Role
2022 Secrets & Scandals Of Are You Being Served? Self (Archive Material)
2020 We Love...
  1. E2 - We Love Are You Being Served?
Self (Archive Material)
2019 Beating Hitler With Humour Self (Archive Material)
2010 The Unforgettable... - Series 4
  1. E3 - Mollie Sugden
Self (Archive Material)
2010 The Story Of Are You Being Served? Self (Archive Material)
2009 Mollie Sugden: A Tribute Self (Archive Material)
2004 Britain's Best Sitcom
  1. E1 - The Launch
Guest
2003 Little Britain - Series 1
  1. E8 - Episode Eight
Self
1999 Funny Women - Mollie Sugden
  1. Mollie Sugden
Self
1996 The Liver Birds - Series 10
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
Thelma Hutchinson
1993 Grace & Favour - Series 2
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Mrs. Betty Slocombe
1992 Grace & Favour - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Mrs. Betty Slocombe
1988 My Husband And I - Series 2
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  1. E1 - Of Grave Concern
  2. E2 - The Office Person
  3. E3 - A Star Is Born
  4. E4 - The Take Over Bid
  5. E5 - On The Carpet
  6. E6 - Why Not Borrow George
  7. E7 - Food for Thought
Nora Powers
1987 My Husband And I - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Wait Till I Get You Home
  2. E2 - The Poor Man At His Gate
  3. E3 - A Matter Of Discipline
  4. E4 - Nobody Wants November
  5. E5 - First Impressions
  6. E6 - A Woman Obsessed
  7. E7 - I Got It From The Tea Lady
  8. Special - No Place Like Home
Nora Powers
1986 That's My Boy - Series 5
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  1. E1 - Digging In
  2. E2 - Drugs On The Market
  3. E3 - Jezebel
  4. E4 - Something To Love
  5. E5 - The Bypass
  6. E6 - Happy Anniversary
  7. E7 - Two Lonely People
Ida Willis
1985 Are You Being Served? - Series 10
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  1. E1 - Goodbye Mrs. Slocombe
  2. E2 - Grounds For Divorce
  3. E3 - The Hold Up
  4. E4 - Gambling Fever
  5. E5 - The Night Club
  6. E6 - Friends And Neighbours
  7. E7 - The Pop Star
Mrs Betty Slocombe
1985 That's My Boy - Series 4
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  1. E1 - Moving Out
  2. E2 - Moving In
  3. E3 - What Seems To Be The Trouble?
  4. E4 - Friendship View Marriage
  5. E5 - Hello Young Mothers
  6. E6 - The Phantom Of The Farmyard
  7. E7 - Surprise Surprise
Ida Willis
1984 That's My Boy - Series 3
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  1. E1 - Where There's A Will
  2. E2 - Baby Blues
  3. E3 - The Big Night Out
  4. E4 - Light And Shade
  5. E5 - Unfair Dismissal
  6. E6 - Dirty Linen
  7. E7 - Ring If You Need Me
  8. Special - Little Donkey
Ida Willis
1983 Are You Being Served? - Series 9
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  1. E1 - The Sweet Smell Of Success
  2. E2 - Conduct Unbecoming
  3. E3 - Memories Are Made Of This
  4. E4 - Calling All Customers
  5. E5 - Monkey Business
  6. E6 - Lost And Found
Mrs Betty Slocombe
1983 That's My Boy - Series 2
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  1. E1 - Only When It Hurts
  2. E2 - Wakey Wakey
  3. E3 - A Holiday Romance
  4. E4 - A Brush With The Law
  5. E5 - Down Under
  6. E6 - To Catch A Thief
  7. E7 - Go Jump In The Fountain
  8. E8 - Invitation To The Wedding
  9. Special - Cold Turkey
Ida Willis
1981 That's My Boy - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Live As Family
  2. E2 - Settling In
  3. E3 - Happy Birthdays Robert
  4. E4 - Is It Catching?
  5. E5 - Driven Apart
  6. E6 - Think Thin
Ida Willis
1981 Are You Being Served? - Series 8
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  1. E1 - Is It Catching?
  2. E2 - A Personal Problem
  3. E3 - Front Page Story
  4. E4 - Sit Out
  5. E5 - Heir Apparent
  6. E6 - Closed Circuit
  7. E7 - The Erotic Dreams Of Mrs Slocombe
  8. Special - Roots?
Mrs Betty Slocombe
1980 An Audience With...
  1. E14 - Ken Dodd
Self
1979 Are You Being Served? - Series 7
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  1. E1 - The Junior
  2. E2 - Strong Stuff This Insurance
  3. E3 - The Apartment
  4. E4 - Mrs. Slocombe, Senior Person
  5. E5 - The Hero
  6. E6 - Anything You Can Do
  7. E7 - The Agent
  8. Special - The Punch And Judy Affair
Mrs Betty Slocombe
1979 The Tea Ladies Lil
1978 The Liver Birds - Series 9
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  1. E1 - There's No Place Like Away From Home
  2. E2 - The Sixth Day
  3. E3 - Various Kinds Of Old
  4. E4 - Weeds
  5. E5 - Somewhere To Live ... Somewhere To Love
  6. E6 - The Best Things In Life Are Not Free
Thelma Hutchinson
1978 Are You Being Served? - Series 6
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  1. E1 - By Appointment
  2. E2 - The Club
  3. E3 - Do You Take This Man?
  4. E4 - Shedding The Load
  5. E5 - A Bliss Girl
  6. Special - Happy Returns
Mrs Betty Slocombe
1978 Come Back Mrs. Noah - Series 1
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  1. E1 - In Orbit
  2. E2 - To The Rescue
  3. E3 - Who Goes Home?
  4. E4 - The Housing Problem
  5. E5 - The Last Chance
Mrs Gertrude Noah
1977 Come Back Mrs. Noah - Pilot Mrs Gertrude Noah
1977 The Liver Birds - Series 8
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  1. E1 - Something Beginning
  2. E2 - The Flower Picker
  3. E3 - You've No Idea What I've Been Through
  4. E4 - God Bless Us And Save Us
  5. E5 - They Decide Up There What Goes On Down Here
  6. E6 - The Edge
  7. E7 - The Struggle
  8. Special - Open Your Eyes And It Still Hasn't Gone
Thelma Hutchinson
1977 Are You Being Served? Mrs. Betty Slocombe
1977 Are You Being Served? - Series 5
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  1. E1 - Mrs Slocombe Expects
  2. E2 - A Change Is As Good As A Rest
  3. E3 - Founder's Day
  4. E4 - The Old Order Changes
  5. E5 - Take-over
  6. E6 - Goodbye Mr. Grainger
  7. E7 - It Pays To Advertise
Mrs Betty Slocombe
1976 The Liver Birds - Series 7
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  1. E3 - A Mark On The World
  2. E4 - Love 'Em - And Almost Leave 'Em
  3. E5 - Oh The Shame Of It
  4. E6 - Cry Please
  5. E7 - The 'Nearly' Hat
  6. E8 - Yellow And Green Make Blue
Thelma Hutchinson
1976 Are You Being Served? - Series 4
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  1. E1 - No Sale
  2. E2 - Top Hat And Tails
  3. E3 - Forward Mr. Grainger
  4. E4 - Fire Practice
  5. E5 - Fifty Years On
  6. E6 - Oh What A Tangled Web
  7. Special - The Father Christmas Affair
Mrs Betty Slocombe
1976 Dad's Army - Series 3
  1. E3 - The Godiva Affair
  2. E10 - My British Buddy
Mrs Fox
1976 The Liver Birds - Series 6
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  1. E1 - Facing Up To Life
  2. E2 - The Maypole
  3. E3 - Honey
  4. E4 - The Never-Ending End
  5. E5 - Badgers And Otters
Thelma Hutchinson
1975 The Liver Birds - Series 5
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  1. E1 - It Takes All Kinds
  2. E2 - Look After The Children ...
  3. E3 - You've Got To Laugh
  4. E5 - Dinner For Three
  5. E7 - Everybody Is Beautiful
Thelma Hutchinson
1975 Home To Roost - Series 2 Olive
1975 Dad's Army - Series 2
  1. E12 - Mum's Army
Mrs Fox
1975 Dad's Army - Series 2
  1. E12 - Mum's Army
The Waitress
1975 Are You Being Served? - Series 3
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  1. E1 - The Hand Of Fate
  2. E2 - Coffee Morning
  3. E3 - Up Captain Peacock
  4. E4 - Cold Store
  5. E5 - German Week
  6. E6 - Wedding Bells
  7. E7 - Shoulder To Shoulder
  8. E8 - New Look
  9. Special - Christmas Crackers
Mrs Betty Slocombe
1974 Home To Roost - Series 1 Olive
1974 Are You Being Served? - Series 2
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  1. E1 - The Clock
  2. E2 - Cold Comfort
  3. E3 - The Think Tank
  4. E4 - Big Brother
  5. E5 - Hoorah For The Holidays
Mrs Betty Slocombe
1974 Love Thy Neighbour - Series 4
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Sister Martin
1974 The Liver Birds - Series 4
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  1. E1 - Anybody Here Seen Thingy?
  2. E2 - Friends At First Sight
  3. E3 - Life Is Just A Bowl Of Sugar
  4. E6 - Pack Up Your Troubles
  5. E9 - Anyone For Freedom
  6. E10 - Follow That Ring
  7. E11 - The Bride Went That-A'Way
  8. E12 - Let Sleeping Dogs Lie
  9. E13 - And Then There Was One
Thelma Hutchinson
1973 Son Of The Bride
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  1. E1 - Mother Rocks The Boat
  2. E2 - A Hostile Engagement
  3. E3 - Of Unsound Mind
  4. E4 - Anything But The Truth
  5. E5 - Blue Movies Always Make Me Cry
  6. E6 - The Best Man Always Wins - Sometimes
Mum
1973 Are You Being Served? - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Dear Sexy Knickers...
  2. E2 - Our Figures Are Slipping
  3. E3 - Camping In
  4. E4 - His And Her's
  5. E5 - Diamonds Are A Man's Best Friend
Mrs Betty Slocombe
1973 Men Of Affairs
  1. E16 - Episode Sixteen
Mum
1972 My Wife Next Door
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  1. E7 - Total Separation
George's Mother
1972 A Class By Himself - Series 1
  1. E4 - Guess Who's Coming To Lunch
Lesley Charles
1972 Are You Being Served? - Pilot Mrs Betty Slocombe
1972 Doctor In Charge - Series 1
  1. E1 - The Devil You Know
  2. E5 - Honey Lamb
  3. E10 - Mum's The Word
Mrs. Waring
1972 Steptoe And Son - Series 7
  1. E3 - Oh, What A Beautiful Mourning
Actor
1972 The Liver Birds - Series 3
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  1. E2 - Birds On The Dole
  2. E7 - The Christening
  3. E13 - The Parrot
  4. Special - Christmas Night With The Stars
Thelma Hutchinson
1972 Born Every Minute Lady Wright
1971 Please Sir! - Series 4
  1. E7 - What's A Class Between Friends
Alice Larch
1971 For The Love Of Ada - Series 4
  1. E6 - The Christening
Nellie Pollitt
1971 Doctor At Large
  1. E16 - It's All In The Mind
  2. E19 - Devon Is Lovely At This Time Of Year
Mrs. Mollett
1971 For The Love Of Ada - Series 3
  1. E2 - A Sentimental Journey
Nellie Pollitt
1971 The Liver Birds - Series 2
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  1. E10 - Grandad
  2. E11 - Mother's Day
Thelma Hutchinson
1970 The Goodies - Series 1
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Minister
1970 Up Pompeii! - Series 1
  1. E7 - The Love Potion
Flavia
1970 Oh Brother! - Series 3
  1. E7 - The Fullness of his Days
Actor
1970 As Good Cooks Go - Series 1 (as Molly Sugden)
  1. E3 - Battle Of The Bulge
WRAC Sergeant
1968 Just Jimmy - Series 5 Mum
1967 Just Jimmy - Series 4 Mum
1966 Just Jimmy - Series 3 Mum
1966 Hugh And I - Series 5
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  1. E2 - Pot Luck
  2. E3 - It Never Rains
  3. E5 - The Gas Man Cometh
  4. E8 - Costume Piece
  5. E11 - Tooting Footlights
  6. E12 - The Christening
  7. E13 - The Jackpot
Carmen Ethel Crispin
1965 Just Jimmy - Series 2 Mum
1965 Steptoe And Son - Series 4
  1. E1 - And Afterwards At...
Melanie's Mother
1965 Hugh And I - Series 4
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  1. E4 - The Critics
  2. E8 - No Business Like Snow Business
  3. E7 - Going, Going, Gone!
  4. E10 - The Choir
Carmen Ethel Crispin
1964 Just Jimmy - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Chips With Nothing
  2. E2 - A Match For Jim
Mum
1964 Hugh And I - Series 3
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  1. E4 - Coal Comfort
  2. E8 - Door To Door
  3. E9 - The Girl On The Poster
  4. E13 - A Chain Reaction
  5. Special - Christmas Night With The Stars
Carmen Ethel Crispin
1963 Hugh And I - Series 2
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  1. E1 - Lost Property
  2. E2 - Trad Fad Lloyd
  3. E3 - Wedding Bells
  4. E5 - Prison Visitor
  5. E6 - The 19th Hole
  6. E7 - A Turn For The Nurse
  7. E8 - Where There's A Will
  8. E9 - A Sink Of Iniquity
  9. E10 - Holding The Baby
  10. E11 - The Root Of All Evil
  11. E12 - A Place In The Sun
Carmen Ethel Crispin
1962 Hugh And I - Series 1
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  1. E3 - Here Comes The Bride
  2. E4 - A Royal Visit
  3. E5 - A Fete Worse Than Death
  4. E6 - Episode Six
  5. E7 - It's A Dog's Life
  6. E9 - Love Thy Neighbour
Carmen Ethel Crispin

Non-comedy TV and film credits may be found here:
Mollie Sugden on IMDb

Born
Friday 21st July 1922
Died
Wednesday 1st July 2009 (aged 86)
Nationality
English
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