'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 7, Episode 5 - The Gestapo Ruins A Picnic

After discovering a call-to-arms poster from the resistance in the town square, the General instructs Von Klinkerhoffen to reopen Nouvion's newspaper as a propaganda tool - with René installed as puppet editor under Gruber's command.

Further details

General von Klinkerhoffen re-opens the local newspaper as a propaganda sheet with a very reluctant René as its editor. Michelle now plans to build a raft to float the airmen to England.

Broadcast details

Saturday 9th February 1991
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 12th September 2011 10:40am Gold
Monday 12th September 2011 3:20pm Gold
Tuesday 8th November 2011 10:40am Gold
Tuesday 8th November 2011 4:40pm Gold
Tuesday 8th May 2012 11:00am Gold
Tuesday 8th May 2012 5:00pm Gold
Saturday 19th January 2013 10:40am Gold
Friday 17th May 2013 11:00am Gold
Friday 17th May 2013 7:40pm Gold
Monday 22nd July 2013 7:20am Gold
Monday 22nd July 2013 1:20pm Gold
Wednesday 2nd October 2013 1:00pm Gold
Thursday 3rd October 2013 9:00am Gold
Wednesday 19th March 2014 4:15pm BBC2
Friday 11th April 2014 8:05am Gold
Friday 11th April 2014 2:20pm Gold
Wednesday 27th August 2014 4:00pm Gold
Thursday 28th August 2014 11:00am Gold
Thursday 20th November 2014 10:40am Gold
Thursday 20th November 2014 4:10pm Gold
Thursday 11th June 2015 1:20pm Gold
Tuesday 18th August 2015 2:45pm BBC2
Saturday 17th October 2015 4:20pm Gold
Wednesday 28th October 2015 1:20pm Gold
Wednesday 18th November 2015 7:50am Gold
Saturday 12th December 2015 3:30am Gold
Sunday 26th August 2018 9:20pm Yesterday
Thursday 13th September 2018 2:00pm Drama
Thursday 13th September 2018 6:00pm Drama
Sunday 9th June 2019 8:40pm Yesterday
Wednesday 18th September 2019 6:00pm Drama
Sunday 24th November 2019 8:00pm Yesterday
Sunday 15th March 2020 9:20pm Yesterday
Friday 2nd October 2020 6:40pm Drama
Sunday 13th December 2020 8:40pm Yesterday
Sunday 16th May 2021 8:00pm Yesterday
Wednesday 2nd June 2021 11:40pm Yesterday
Tuesday 28th September 2021 11:00pm Yesterday
Wednesday 29th September 2021 9:00pm Yesterday
Thursday 18th November 2021 6:40pm Drama
Thursday 1st December 2022 7:00am Drama
Thursday 1st December 2022 6:00pm Drama
Friday 2nd December 2022 12:20am Drama
Sunday 30th July 2023 8:40pm Yesterday
Thursday 16th November 2023 6:00pm Drama
Sunday 26th November 2023 8:00pm 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
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
Robin Parkinson Monsieur Ernest LeClerc
Roger Kitter Captain Alberto Bertorelli
Guest cast
Roger Hammond Monk
Writing team
Jeremy Lloyd Writer
Paul Adam Writer
Production team
Mike Stephens Director
Mike Stephens Producer
Roger Martin Editor
Roger Harris Production Designer
Roy Moore Composer
David Croft Composer

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