'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.

Episode menu

Series 5, Episode 16 - The Exploding Bedpan

Monsieur Alfonse suffers a heart attack in Flick's lair, whilst under interrogation regarding the stolen money - naturally, Michelle has a plan to liberate him before he spills the beans.

Further details

Despite the unsuccessful attempt to launch the long-distance duck, René hopes life can return to normal. But he hasn't reckoned with the passions of Yvette, Mimi, Denise and now Louise.

Broadcast details

Saturday 17th December 1988
25 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 15th April 2013 1:40pm Gold
Monday 15th April 2013 7:40pm Gold
Friday 5th July 2013 7:00am Gold
Friday 5th July 2013 12:50pm Gold
Wednesday 4th September 2013 2:05pm Gold
Thursday 5th September 2013 10:35am Gold
Tuesday 17th December 2013 5:00pm BBC2
Monday 24th March 2014 8:35am Gold
Monday 24th March 2014 3:05pm Gold
Sunday 10th August 2014 10:35am Gold
Monday 20th October 2014 4:15pm Gold
Tuesday 21st October 2014 10:35am Gold
Friday 19th December 2014 3:35am Gold
Sunday 15th February 2015 9:35am Gold
Friday 10th April 2015 5:40pm Gold
Tuesday 21st July 2015 4:20pm BBC2
Saturday 15th August 2015 4:00pm Gold
Monday 2nd November 2015 8:25am Gold
Saturday 4th June 2016 9:10am Gold
Thursday 8th September 2016 11:15pm Yesterday
Friday 9th September 2016 8:00pm Yesterday
Monday 16th January 2017 8:00am Gold
Tuesday 28th February 2017 4:20pm Yesterday
Tuesday 28th February 2017 10:20pm Yesterday
Sunday 8th July 2018 8:00pm Yesterday
Friday 10th August 2018 2:00pm Drama
Friday 10th August 2018 6:00pm Drama
Sunday 14th April 2019 9:10pm Yesterday
Thursday 15th August 2019 6:00pm Drama
Sunday 29th September 2019 8:35pm Yesterday
Sunday 9th February 2020 8:00pm Yesterday
Tuesday 1st September 2020 6:40pm Drama
Sunday 18th October 2020 9:10pm Yesterday
Sunday 28th March 2021 9:30pm Yesterday
Thursday 8th April 2021 12:15am Yesterday
Wednesday 11th August 2021 12:40am Yesterday
Wednesday 11th August 2021 10:40pm Yesterday
Monday 18th October 2021 6:40pm Drama
Monday 31st October 2022 7:00am Drama
Monday 31st October 2022 6:05pm Drama
Sunday 11th June 2023 9:40pm Yesterday
Sunday 8th October 2023 9:05pm Yesterday
Monday 16th October 2023 6:05pm Drama
Sunday 4th February 2024 8:00pm 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
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
Lucinda Smith Nurse
Stephen Reynolds Surgeon
Owen Brenman 'French' London Operator (Voice)
Julie-Christian Young Cockney McFisheries Girl (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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