'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 9, Episode 2 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 9 Episode 2: Today at 6:40pm on Drama
  2. Series 8 Episode 1: Tomorrow at 6am on Yesterday
  3. Series 2 Episode 7: Tomorrow at 7:05am on Yesterday
  4. Series 9 Episode 3: Tomorrow at 6:40pm on Drama
  5. Series 8 Episode 1: Saturday at 1am on Yesterday
  6. Series 2 Episode 7: Saturday at 2am on Yesterday
  7. Series 5 Episode 17: Sunday at 8pm on Yesterday
  8. Series 5 Episode 18: Sunday at 8:35pm on Yesterday
  9. Series 5 Episode 19: Sunday at 9:10pm on Yesterday
  10. Series 9 Episode 4: Monday at 6:40pm on DramaShow all repeats
  11. Series 9 Episode 5: Tuesday at 6:40pm on Drama
  12. Series 8 Episode 1: Wednesday at 12:55am on Yesterday
  13. Series 9 Episode 6: Wednesday at 6:40pm on Drama
  14. Series 5 Episode 20: Sunday 1st November at 8pm on Yesterday
  15. Series 5 Episode 21: Sunday 1st November at 8:30pm on Yesterday
  16. Series 5 Episode 22: Sunday 1st November at 9pm on Yesterday

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