'Allo 'Allo!. Image shows from L to R: Edith Melba Artois (Carmen Silvera), René François Artois (Gorden Kaye), Yvette Carte-Blanche (Vicki Michelle). Copyright: BBC.

'Allo 'Allo!

BBC One sitcom looking at the French reistance. 85 episodes (pilot + 9 series), 1982 - 1992. Stars Gorden Kaye, Carmen Silvera, Vicki Michelle, Richard Marner and others.

Series 5, Episode 20 is repeated on Drama today at 6:40pm.

'Allo 'Allo!. Image shows from L to R: Private Helga Geerhart (Kim Hartman), Herr Otto Flick (Richard Gibson), Edith Melba Artois (Carmen Silvera), René François Artois (Gorden Kaye), Maria (Francesca Gonshaw), Yvette Carte-Blanche (Vicki Michelle), General Erich Von Klinkerhoffen (Hilary Minster), Captain Hans Geering (Sam Kelly), Lieutenant Hubert Gruber (Guy Siner). Copyright: BBC.

'Allo 'Allo!

René Artois, proprietor of Café René in Nazi-occupied France, struggles to keep the business running whilst keeping the resistance and the army happy

1982 - 1992
85   (1 pilot + 9 series)
Gorden Kaye, Carmen Silvera, Vicki Michelle, Richard Marner, Kim Hartman, Guy Siner, Kirsten Cooke, Richard Gibson and others
Jeremy Lloyd, David Croft and Paul Adam
David Croft, Robin Carr, Martin Dennis, Susan Belbin, Richard Boden, Mike Stephens, Sue Longstaff and John B Hobbs
David Croft, Mike Stephens and John B Hobbs

Occupied France. A small village, Nouvion, has - at its heart - an equally small café, run by René Artois and his wife, Edith. But all is not as it seems at Café René, for the proprietor is the unwitting and unwilling hero of the French resistance; codename Nighthawk.

René struggles through the war, treading a dangerous line between the French resistance, the communist resistance and the occupying German forces, in order to keep his business afloat and his person out of a coffin. Not to mention keeping his affairs with each of his two waitresses hidden from the other - and certainly hidden from his wife!

Production Details

Production company
Also known as
  • 'Allo 'Allo (Other official name)
Theme tune composed by Roy Moore and David Croft.
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 30th December 1982 on BBC One at 8:25pm
Last new broadcast
Monday 14th December 1992 on BBC One at 8pm
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 5 Episode 20: Today at 6:40pm on Drama
  2. Series 5 Episode 21: Monday at 6:40pm on Drama
  3. Series 5 Episode 22: Tuesday at 6:40pm on Drama
  4. Series 5 Episode 23: Wednesday at 6:40pm on Drama
  5. Series 5 Episode 24: Thursday at 6:40pm on Drama
  6. Series 5 Episode 25: Friday 29th October at 6:40pm on Drama
  7. Series 5 Episode 26: Monday 1st November at 6:45pm on Drama
  8. Series 6 Episode 1: Tuesday 2nd November at 6:40pm on Drama
  9. Series 6 Episode 2: Wednesday 3rd November at 6:40pm on Drama
  10. Series 6 Episode 3: Thursday 4th November at 6:40pm on DramaShow all repeats
  11. Series 6 Episode 4: Friday 5th November at 6:40pm on Drama

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