'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 19 - Puddings Can Go Off

Michelle orders René to store 1,000kg of high explosive in his café - disguised as Christmas puddings! Herr Flick, meanwhile, is dealing with land mines.

Further details

Michelle tells René he must hide one thousand kilos of high explosive in the café. The materials will be brought in by Alfonse, Crabtree and "pregnant" resistance girls. The charges will be disguised as Christmas puddings.

Broadcast details

Saturday 7th January 1989
24 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 18th April 2013 1:40pm Gold
Thursday 18th April 2013 7:40pm Gold
Monday 8th July 2013 7:35am Gold
Monday 8th July 2013 1:25pm Gold
Tuesday 10th September 2013 1:20pm Gold
Wednesday 11th September 2013 9:15am Gold
Friday 20th December 2013 5:05pm BBC2
Wednesday 26th March 2014 8:00am Gold
Wednesday 26th March 2014 2:30pm Gold
Saturday 16th August 2014 9:55am Gold
Thursday 23rd October 2014 4:05pm Gold
Friday 24th October 2014 10:40am Gold
Saturday 20th December 2014 3:35am Gold
Saturday 21st February 2015 10:25am Gold
Wednesday 15th April 2015 2:10am Gold
Friday 24th July 2015 4:20pm BBC2
Saturday 22nd August 2015 4:30pm Gold
Wednesday 4th November 2015 7:35am Gold
Saturday 11th June 2016 9:20am Gold
Sunday 12th June 2016 8:40am Gold
Wednesday 14th September 2016 11:15pm Yesterday
Thursday 15th September 2016 8:00pm Yesterday
Wednesday 7th December 2016 11:35am Gold
Wednesday 7th December 2016 5:25pm Gold
Friday 3rd March 2017 4:20pm Yesterday
Friday 3rd March 2017 10:20pm Yesterday
Sunday 15th July 2018 8:10pm Yesterday
Wednesday 15th August 2018 2:00pm Drama
Wednesday 15th August 2018 6:00pm Drama
Sunday 21st April 2019 9:10pm Yesterday
Sunday 6th October 2019 8:40pm Yesterday
Sunday 16th February 2020 8:00pm Yesterday
Friday 4th September 2020 6:40pm Drama
Sunday 25th October 2020 9:10pm Yesterday
Sunday 4th April 2021 9:00pm Yesterday
Thursday 15th April 2021 12:35am Yesterday
Wednesday 18th August 2021 12:05am Yesterday
Wednesday 18th August 2021 10:05pm Yesterday
Thursday 21st October 2021 6:40pm Drama
Thursday 3rd November 2022 7:00am Drama
Thursday 3rd November 2022 6:05pm Drama
Friday 4th November 2022 12:40am Drama
Sunday 18th June 2023 9:05pm Yesterday
Sunday 15th October 2023 8:35pm Yesterday
Thursday 19th October 2023 6:05pm Drama
Sunday 4th February 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
Jack Haig Monsieur Roger LeClerc
John D. Collins Flt. Lt. Fairfax
Nicholas Frankau Flt. Lt. Carstairs
Hilary Minster General Erich Von Klinkerhoffen
Kenneth Connor Monsieur Alfonse
Arthur Bostrom Officer Crabtree
Louis Mansi (as John Louis Mansi) Engelbert Von Smallhausen
Sue Hodge Mimi Labonq
Guest cast
Phoebe Scholfield Henriette (Michelle's Assistant)
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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