'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 5 - Otherwise Engaged

When Denise recognises René as her long-lost childhood sweetheart, she sets him free - after beginning arrangements for their wedding. Meanwhile, Helga continues to try to work her way into Gruber's confidence.

Further details

René announces to Edith that he will marry the head of the Communist Resistance, Denise, who was his childhood sweetheart; no man has ever said "No" to Denise before and lived to tell about it.

Broadcast details

Saturday 1st October 1988
25 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 27th March 2013 1:40pm Gold
Wednesday 27th March 2013 7:40pm Gold
Saturday 29th June 2013 4:00pm Gold
Sunday 30th June 2013 11:55am Gold
Tuesday 27th August 2013 7:00am Gold
Tuesday 27th August 2013 12:50pm Gold
Monday 25th November 2013 4:35pm BBC2
Monday 17th March 2014 8:05am Gold
Monday 17th March 2014 2:30pm Gold
Saturday 2nd August 2014 9:30am Gold
Friday 3rd October 2014 10:45am Gold
Saturday 4th October 2014 4:30pm Gold
Tuesday 16th December 2014 2:25am Gold
Monday 19th January 2015 1:10pm Gold
Saturday 7th February 2015 9:10am Gold
Saturday 4th April 2015 7:35am Gold
Friday 29th May 2015 4:15pm BBC2
Monday 26th October 2015 7:50am Gold
Saturday 14th May 2016 10:25am Gold
Sunday 15th May 2016 7:05am Gold
Wednesday 17th August 2016 11:15pm Yesterday
Thursday 18th August 2016 8:00pm Yesterday
Wednesday 11th January 2017 8:00am Gold
Wednesday 8th February 2017 4:20pm Yesterday
Wednesday 8th February 2017 10:20pm Yesterday
Sunday 10th June 2018 8:40pm Yesterday
Tuesday 31st July 2018 1:40pm Drama
Tuesday 31st July 2018 6:00pm Drama
Sunday 16th December 2018 9:10pm Yesterday
Sunday 24th March 2019 8:00pm Yesterday
Wednesday 31st July 2019 6:00pm Drama
Sunday 1st September 2019 9:15pm Yesterday
Friday 14th August 2020 6:40pm Drama
Sunday 27th September 2020 8:00pm Yesterday
Sunday 14th March 2021 8:00pm Yesterday
Wednesday 17th March 2021 11:00pm Yesterday
Tuesday 27th July 2021 11:00pm Yesterday
Wednesday 28th July 2021 9:00pm Yesterday
Friday 1st October 2021 6:40pm Drama
Friday 14th October 2022 7:00am Drama
Friday 14th October 2022 6:00pm Drama
Sunday 28th May 2023 8:00pm Yesterday
Sunday 17th September 2023 9:40pm Yesterday
Friday 29th September 2023 6:00pm Drama
Sunday 14th January 2024 8:35pm 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
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
Moira Foot Denise Laroque
Carole Ashby Louise
Guest cast
Phoebe Scholfield Communist Resistance Girl
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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