Are You Being Served?. Image shows from L to R: Mrs. Betty Slocombe (Mollie Sugden), Miss Shirley Brahms (Wendy Richard), Mr. Dick Lucas (Trevor Bannister), Mr. Cuthbert Rumbold (Nicholas Smith), Mr. Mash (Larry Martyn), Mr. Ernest Grainger (Arthur Brough), Mr. Wilberforce Humphries (John Inman), Captain Stephen Peacock (Frank Thornton). Copyright: BBC
Are You Being Served?

Are You Being Served? (1972)

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1972 - 1985
  • 69 episodes (10 series)

Sitcom set in London department store Grace Bros., where the Ladies' Intimate Apparel and Men's Ready To Wear departments are forced to share a floor. Stars Mollie Sugden, Frank Thornton, John Inman, Wendy Richard, Nicholas Smith and more.

  • Pilot, Episode 1 repeated Thursday 7th March at 9:20am on Gold
  • JustWatch Streaming rank this week: 3,324

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Series 10, Episode 1 - Goodbye Mrs. Slocombe

Mrs. Slocombe is forced to retire from sales because of her age. She plots to stay at Grace Bros. in any capacity possible, while the rest of the staff plot to do-in her successor.

Notes

Mrs. Slocombe has light pink and later creamy yellow hair in this episode.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 18th February 1985
Time
8:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 7th March 2014 4:15pm BBC2
Thursday 6th August 2015 3:30pm BBC2
Monday 23rd July 2018 2:15pm Drama
Monday 23rd July 2018 6:35pm Drama
Wednesday 29th August 2018 2:00pm Gold
Wednesday 29th August 2018 6:00pm Gold
Tuesday 30th October 2018 11:25am Gold
Tuesday 30th October 2018 5:20pm Gold
Monday 18th March 2019 1:40pm Gold
Monday 18th March 2019 6:20pm Gold
Friday 6th September 2019 1:00pm Gold
Friday 6th September 2019 5:40pm Gold
Friday 24th January 2020 6:00pm Drama
Tuesday 18th August 2020 9:40am Gold
Tuesday 18th August 2020 2:20pm Gold
Tuesday 18th August 2020 6:20pm Gold
Wednesday 10th March 2021 8:20am Gold
Wednesday 10th March 2021 12:55pm Gold
Wednesday 10th March 2021 5:35pm Gold
Thursday 25th March 2021 6:00pm Drama
Wednesday 1st September 2021 8:40am Gold
Wednesday 1st September 2021 1:20pm Gold
Wednesday 1st September 2021 7:00pm Gold
Thursday 13th January 2022 8:00am Gold
Thursday 13th January 2022 12:00pm Gold
Thursday 13th January 2022 6:00pm Gold
Thursday 24th March 2022 6:00pm Drama
Friday 12th August 2022 8:55am Gold
Friday 12th August 2022 6:00pm Gold
Tuesday 7th February 2023 6:00pm Drama
Tuesday 28th February 2023 9:20am Gold
Tuesday 28th February 2023 2:40pm Gold
Tuesday 28th February 2023 6:00pm Gold
Monday 21st August 2023 9:00am Gold
Monday 21st August 2023 2:20pm Gold
Monday 13th November 2023 9:20am Gold
Monday 13th November 2023 3:20pm Gold

Cast & crew

Cast
Mollie Sugden Mrs Betty Slocombe
Frank Thornton Captain Stephen Peacock
John Inman Mr Wilberforce Humphries
Wendy Richard Miss Shirley Brahms
Nicholas Smith Mr Cuthbert Rumbold
Arthur English Mr Beverly Harman
Mike Berry Mr Bert Spooner
Candy Davis Miss Belfridge
Guest cast
Doremy Vernon Diana (Canteen Manageress)
Joanna Dunham Miss Featherstone
Elizabeth Stewart Customer
Writing team
Jeremy Lloyd Writer
Production team
Martin Shardlow Director
Martin Shardlow Producer
David Croft Executive Producer
Mykola Pawluk Editor
Bernard Lloyd-Jones Production Designer

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