'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 3 - Dinner With The General

René is sent back to Gruber's bedroom, in the guise of a fireman and accompanied by LeClerc, tasked with blowing open the safe. Unfortunately for him, it seems that everyone else is at the chateau too...

Further details

Helga informs the Colonel and Gruber that Flick suspects they are plotting to kill Hitler. René and his staff develop a plan whereby LeClerc can enter Gruber's room disguised as a fireman to create a diversion so they can blow up the safe.

Broadcast details

Saturday 17th September 1988
25 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 22nd June 2013 5:10pm Gold
Sunday 23rd June 2013 12:50pm Gold
Friday 23rd August 2013 7:00am Gold
Friday 23rd August 2013 12:45pm Gold
Wednesday 20th November 2013 4:15pm BBC2
Wednesday 20th November 2013 5:00pm BBC2 Scot
Friday 14th March 2014 7:55am Gold
Friday 14th March 2014 2:25pm Gold
Sunday 27th July 2014 8:55am Gold
Wednesday 1st October 2014 10:45am Gold
Wednesday 1st October 2014 4:25pm Gold
Monday 15th December 2014 3:10am Gold
Thursday 15th January 2015 1:10pm Gold
Sunday 1st February 2015 9:30am Gold
Monday 13th April 2015 7:00am Gold
Wednesday 27th May 2015 4:15pm BBC2
Sunday 12th July 2015 2:50pm Gold
Friday 23rd October 2015 7:50am Gold
Sunday 17th April 2016 2:15pm Gold
Saturday 7th May 2016 9:00am Gold
Sunday 8th May 2016 7:35am Gold
Thursday 11th August 2016 11:15pm Yesterday
Friday 12th August 2016 8:00pm Yesterday
Sunday 3rd June 2018 9:20pm Yesterday
Friday 27th July 2018 1:40pm Drama
Friday 27th July 2018 6:00pm Drama
Sunday 16th December 2018 8:00pm Yesterday
Sunday 17th March 2019 8:40pm Yesterday
Monday 29th July 2019 6:00pm Drama
Sunday 1st September 2019 8:00pm Yesterday
Wednesday 12th August 2020 6:40pm Drama
Sunday 20th September 2020 8:35pm Yesterday
Sunday 7th March 2021 9:00pm Yesterday
Wednesday 10th March 2021 11:35pm Yesterday
Wednesday 21st July 2021 12:00am Yesterday
Wednesday 21st July 2021 10:10pm Yesterday
Wednesday 29th September 2021 6:40pm Drama
Wednesday 12th October 2022 7:00am Drama
Wednesday 12th October 2022 6:00pm Drama
Sunday 21st May 2023 9:05pm Yesterday
Sunday 17th September 2023 8:35pm Yesterday
Wednesday 27th September 2023 6:00pm Drama
Sunday 7th 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
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
Gavin Richards Captain Alberto Bertorelli
Sue Hodge Mimi Labonq
Guest cast
Patrick Edwards German Guard
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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