'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 23 - An Enigma Variation

When the paintings are hidden inside a hollowed-out statue that is then requisitioned by the General, it falls on René and co to infiltrate one of Klinkerhoffen's parties and snatch them back.

Further details

René hides his gold in the cuckoo clock, then at the Colonel's order disguises himself and his Resistance friends as a string quartet to play at the Officer's dance. Flick and Von Smallhausen attend the same dance disguised as maids.

Broadcast details

Saturday 4th February 1989
25 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 24th April 2013 1:40pm Gold
Wednesday 24th April 2013 7:40pm Gold
Wednesday 10th July 2013 7:35am Gold
Wednesday 10th July 2013 1:25pm Gold
Thursday 12th September 2013 1:10pm Gold
Friday 13th September 2013 9:10am Gold
Thursday 27th February 2014 4:50pm BBC2
Friday 28th March 2014 7:55am Gold
Friday 28th March 2014 2:20pm Gold
Sunday 17th August 2014 10:35am Gold
Wednesday 29th October 2014 10:35am Gold
Monday 22nd December 2014 3:35am Gold
Saturday 28th February 2015 9:35am Gold
Wednesday 29th April 2015 2:50am Gold
Wednesday 5th August 2015 3:05pm BBC2
Saturday 5th September 2015 7:00am Gold
Saturday 5th September 2015 12:35pm Gold
Friday 6th November 2015 7:50am Gold
Saturday 25th June 2016 7:20am Gold
Sunday 26th June 2016 7:00am Gold
Thursday 22nd September 2016 11:15pm Yesterday
Friday 23rd September 2016 8:00pm Yesterday
Tuesday 24th January 2017 8:00am Gold
Friday 10th March 2017 4:20pm Yesterday
Friday 10th March 2017 10:20pm Yesterday
Sunday 22nd July 2018 8:40pm Yesterday
Tuesday 21st August 2018 2:00pm Drama
Tuesday 21st August 2018 6:00pm Drama
Sunday 5th May 2019 8:05pm Yesterday
Tuesday 27th August 2019 6:00pm Drama
Sunday 13th October 2019 9:10pm Yesterday
Sunday 23rd February 2020 8:40pm Yesterday
Thursday 10th September 2020 6:40pm Drama
Sunday 8th November 2020 8:00pm Yesterday
Sunday 11th April 2021 9:00pm Yesterday
Wednesday 28th April 2021 11:00pm Yesterday
Wednesday 25th August 2021 12:00am Yesterday
Wednesday 25th August 2021 10:00pm Yesterday
Wednesday 27th October 2021 6:40pm Drama
Wednesday 9th November 2022 7:00am Drama
Wednesday 9th November 2022 6:00pm Drama
Thursday 10th November 2022 12:40am Drama
Sunday 25th June 2023 9:05pm Yesterday
Sunday 22nd October 2023 8:35pm Yesterday
Sunday 11th February 2024 9:35pm 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
Hilary Minster General Erich Von Klinkerhoffen
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
Guest cast
Ken Morley General Leopold Von Flockenstuffen
Fred Bryant German General
Paul Cooper 'London Calling' (Voice)
Writing team
Jeremy Lloyd Writer
David Croft Writer
Production team
Richard Boden Director
David Croft Producer
Chris Wadsworth Editor
David Buckingham Production Designer

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