'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 2 - The Camera In The Potato

After Gruber rescues René from the dungeon, Michelle equips him with a camera disguised as a potato and sends the unwilling café owner straight back to the chateau in search of the safe containing the plans to invade England. Whose bedroom does fate dictate it's hidden in...?

Further details

Gruber rescues René from his cell. Flick orders Helga to collect evidence of supposed plot to blow up Hitler. The plan to steal the Colonel's film is put into operation at the café.

Broadcast details

Saturday 10th September 1988
25 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 22nd March 2013 1:40pm Gold
Friday 22nd March 2013 7:40pm Gold
Saturday 22nd June 2013 4:35pm Gold
Sunday 23rd June 2013 12:15pm Gold
Thursday 22nd August 2013 7:40am Gold
Thursday 22nd August 2013 1:25pm Gold
Tuesday 19th November 2013 4:15pm BBC2
Thursday 13th March 2014 8:30am Gold
Thursday 13th March 2014 3:00pm Gold
Sunday 27th July 2014 8:20am Gold
Tuesday 30th September 2014 10:45am Gold
Tuesday 30th September 2014 4:20pm Gold
Monday 15th December 2014 2:45am Gold
Wednesday 14th January 2015 1:10pm Gold
Sunday 1st February 2015 8:55am Gold
Sunday 22nd March 2015 1:35pm Gold
Tuesday 26th May 2015 4:15pm BBC2
Sunday 12th July 2015 2:10pm Gold
Thursday 22nd October 2015 8:25am Gold
Sunday 17th April 2016 1:40pm Gold
Saturday 7th May 2016 8:20am Gold
Sunday 8th May 2016 7:00am Gold
Wednesday 10th August 2016 11:15pm Yesterday
Thursday 11th August 2016 8:00pm Yesterday
Sunday 3rd June 2018 8:40pm Yesterday
Thursday 26th July 2018 1:40pm Drama
Thursday 26th July 2018 6:00pm Drama
Sunday 9th December 2018 9:15pm Yesterday
Sunday 17th March 2019 8:05pm Yesterday
Friday 26th July 2019 6:00pm Drama
Sunday 25th August 2019 9:15pm Yesterday
Tuesday 11th August 2020 6:40pm Drama
Sunday 20th September 2020 8:00pm Yesterday
Sunday 7th March 2021 8:30pm Yesterday
Wednesday 10th March 2021 11:00pm Yesterday
Tuesday 20th July 2021 11:30pm Yesterday
Wednesday 21st July 2021 9:35pm Yesterday
Tuesday 28th September 2021 6:40pm Drama
Tuesday 11th October 2022 7:00am Drama
Tuesday 11th October 2022 6:00pm Drama
Sunday 21st May 2023 8:35pm Yesterday
Sunday 17th September 2023 8:00pm Yesterday
Tuesday 26th September 2023 6:00pm Drama
Sunday 7th January 2024 9:10pm 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
Sue Hodge Mimi Labonq
Guest cast
Patrick Edwards Soldier in Café
David Lloyd Soldier in Chateau
Paul Cooper 'London Calling' (Voice)
Martin Sadler Gibson (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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