'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!

BBC One sitcom looking at the French reistance. 85 episodes (pilot + 9 series), 1982 - 1992. Stars Gorden Kaye, Carmen Silvera, Vicki Michelle, Richard Marner and others.

Series 7, Episode 1 is repeated on Yesterday on Sunday at 8pm.

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

Date
Saturday 9th February 1991
Time
6:25pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
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
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