'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 4, Episode 3 - Good Staff Are Hard To Find

With Maria lost in the post, René and Edith are auditioning for a new serving girl - surprisingly, it seems that the two are looking for entirely different qualities! Meanwhile, with the Italians now in the war, Captain Alberto Bertorelli arrives at the château.

Further details

René interviews applicants for Maria's old job, but Michelle appoints Mimi, a fanatical Resistance colleague. Captain Bertorelli joins the Colonel's command as Liaison Officer for the Italians.

Broadcast details

Saturday 21st November 1987
25 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 15th March 2013 1:40pm Gold
Friday 15th March 2013 7:40pm Gold
Saturday 8th June 2013 4:35pm Gold
Sunday 9th June 2013 12:15pm Gold
Tuesday 20th August 2013 7:00am Gold
Tuesday 20th August 2013 12:50pm Gold
Tuesday 12th November 2013 4:15pm BBC2
Monday 10th March 2014 7:40am Gold
Monday 10th March 2014 2:10pm Gold
Sunday 20th July 2014 7:35am Gold
Tuesday 23rd September 2014 10:45am Gold
Tuesday 23rd September 2014 4:20pm Gold
Saturday 29th November 2014 4:35pm Gold
Sunday 30th November 2014 9:45am Gold
Saturday 13th December 2014 2:55am Gold
Wednesday 7th January 2015 1:10pm Gold
Sunday 11th January 2015 9:20am Gold
Monday 18th May 2015 4:15pm BBC2
Sunday 5th July 2015 4:05pm Gold
Tuesday 20th October 2015 7:50am Gold
Saturday 9th April 2016 11:25am Gold
Wednesday 3rd August 2016 11:15pm Yesterday
Thursday 4th August 2016 8:00pm Yesterday
Tuesday 31st January 2017 4:20pm Yesterday
Tuesday 31st January 2017 10:20pm Yesterday
Sunday 27th May 2018 8:00pm Yesterday
Thursday 19th July 2018 1:40pm Drama
Thursday 19th July 2018 6:05pm Drama
Sunday 2nd December 2018 8:35pm Yesterday
Sunday 3rd March 2019 8:40pm Yesterday
Friday 19th July 2019 6:00pm Drama
Sunday 21st June 2020 9:20pm Yesterday
Tuesday 4th August 2020 6:40pm Drama
Sunday 6th September 2020 8:35pm Yesterday
Wednesday 24th February 2021 11:30pm Yesterday
Sunday 28th February 2021 8:30pm Yesterday
Tuesday 21st September 2021 6:40pm Drama
Sunday 17th July 2022 8:00pm Yesterday
Sunday 11th September 2022 8:30pm Yesterday
Tuesday 4th October 2022 7:25am Drama
Tuesday 4th October 2022 6:40pm Drama
Sunday 25th December 2022 9:05pm Yesterday
Sunday 26th February 2023 8:30pm Yesterday
Sunday 14th May 2023 8:00pm Yesterday
Tuesday 19th September 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
Jack Haig Monsieur Roger LeClerc
John D. Collins Flt. Lt. Fairfax
Nicholas Frankau Flt. Lt. Carstairs
Hilary Minster General Erich Von Klinkerhoffen
Arthur Bostrom Officer Crabtree
Gavin Richards Captain Alberto Bertorelli
Sue Hodge Mimi Labonq
Guest cast
Aimée Delamain Madame Sablon
Estelle Matthews Mademoiselle Vendome
Patrick Edwards Guard
Writing team
Jeremy Lloyd Writer
David Croft Writer
Production team
David Croft Director
Martin Dennis Director
David Croft Producer
Ed Wooden Editor
David Buckingham Production Designer
Roy Moore Composer

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