'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 5, Episode 15 - A Duck For Launch

Whilst Denise Laroque hides in his cellar, Michelle orders René to despatch the long-distance duck to England, with microfilm attached. Meanwhile, Flick and Von Smallhausen are on the hunt for the missing money.

Further details

Flick and Von Smallhausen disguise themselves as fish traders to trace his stolen money. Michelle arrives at the café with the microfilm of the invasion plans to attach to the long-distance duck which must leave today.

Broadcast details

Saturday 10th December 1988
25 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 12th April 2013 1:40pm Gold
Friday 12th April 2013 7:40pm Gold
Thursday 4th July 2013 7:45am Gold
Thursday 4th July 2013 1:35pm Gold
Wednesday 4th September 2013 1:30pm Gold
Thursday 5th September 2013 10:00am Gold
Monday 16th December 2013 5:00pm BBC2
Monday 24th March 2014 8:00am Gold
Monday 24th March 2014 2:30pm Gold
Sunday 10th August 2014 10:00am Gold
Friday 17th October 2014 4:10pm Gold
Saturday 18th October 2014 10:50am Gold
Friday 19th December 2014 3:10am Gold
Sunday 15th February 2015 9:00am Gold
Friday 10th April 2015 5:05pm Gold
Saturday 8th August 2015 5:25pm Gold
Monday 2nd November 2015 7:55am Gold
Saturday 4th June 2016 8:30am Gold
Sunday 5th June 2016 7:30am Gold
Wednesday 7th September 2016 11:15pm Yesterday
Thursday 8th September 2016 8:00pm Yesterday
Friday 13th January 2017 8:00am Gold
Friday 24th February 2017 4:20pm Yesterday
Friday 24th February 2017 10:20pm Yesterday
Sunday 1st July 2018 9:10pm Yesterday
Thursday 9th August 2018 2:00pm Drama
Thursday 9th August 2018 6:00pm Drama
Sunday 14th April 2019 8:35pm Yesterday
Wednesday 14th August 2019 6:00pm Drama
Sunday 29th September 2019 8:00pm Yesterday
Sunday 26th January 2020 8:35pm Yesterday
Friday 28th August 2020 6:40pm Drama
Sunday 18th October 2020 8:35pm Yesterday
Sunday 28th March 2021 9:00pm Yesterday
Wednesday 7th April 2021 11:35pm Yesterday
Wednesday 11th August 2021 12:05am Yesterday
Wednesday 11th August 2021 10:05pm Yesterday
Friday 15th October 2021 6:40pm Drama
Friday 28th October 2022 7:00am Drama
Friday 28th October 2022 6:00pm Drama
Saturday 29th October 2022 12:20am Drama
Sunday 11th June 2023 9:05pm Yesterday
Sunday 8th October 2023 8:35pm Yesterday
Friday 13th October 2023 6:05pm Drama
Sunday 28th January 2024 9:40pm Yesterday

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
John D. Collins Flt. Lt. Fairfax
Nicholas Frankau Flt. Lt. Carstairs
Kenneth Connor Monsieur Alfonse
Arthur Bostrom Officer Crabtree
Louis Mansi (as John Louis Mansi) Engelbert Von Smallhausen
Gavin Richards Captain Alberto Bertorelli
Sue Hodge Mimi Labonq
Moira Foot Denise Laroque
Carole Ashby Louise
Guest cast
Christopher Gray German Soldier
Owen Brenman Kingfisher (Voice)
Writing team
Jeremy Lloyd Writer
David Croft Writer
Production team
Martin Dennis Director
David Croft Producer
Chris Wadsworth Editor
David Buckingham Production Designer

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