'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!

'Allo 'Allo!

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1982 - 1992
  • 85 episodes (9 series)

René Artois, proprietor of Café René in Nazi-occupied France, struggles to keep the business running whilst keeping the resistance and the army happy. Stars Gorden Kaye, Carmen Silvera, Vicki Michelle, Richard Marner, Kim Hartman and more.

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Series 1, Episode 1 - The Fallen Madonna

Valuable painting The Fallen Madonna has gone missing from the château; Hitler wants the masterpiece for his private collection and so Herr Flick of the Gestapo is determined to find it.

Further details

Enter Herr Flick of the Gestapo, who begins to investigate the disappearance of a valuable painting, The Fallen Madonna. Why are Colonel von Strom and Captain Goering lending their uniforms to the British airmen?


Originally broadcast without any titles publicised, this episode remained un-named on the 2002 DVD from Universal Playback.

Broadcast details

Friday 7th September 1984
30 minutes


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Friday 18th August 2023 6:00pm Drama

Cast & crew

Gorden Kaye René François Artois
Carmen Silvera Edith Melba Artois
Vicki Michelle Yvette Carte-Blanche
Richard Marner Colonel Kurt Von Strohm
Kim Hartman Private Helga Geerhart
Guy Siner Lieutenant Hubert Gruber
Kirsten Cooke Michelle Dubois
Richard Gibson Herr Otto Flick
Rose Hill Madame Fanny 'Fifi' Lafanne
Sam Kelly Captain Hans Geering
Francesca Gonshaw Maria
Jack Haig Monsieur Roger LeClerc
John D. Collins Flt. Lt. Fairfax
Nicholas Frankau Flt. Lt. Carstairs
Writing team
Jeremy Lloyd Writer
David Croft Writer
Production team
David Croft Director
David Croft Producer
Chris Wadsworth Editor
Janet Budden Production Designer

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