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 at 9:20am on Gold
  • JustWatch Streaming rank this week: 3,339

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Series 10, Episode 2 - Grounds For Divorce

Captain Peacock's love life becomes the talk of the store. He's asked for a divorce but been refused by his wife, and a woman with whom he's recently had a fling has fallen madly in love with him and got a job in accounts! Who will he choose?

Notes

Mrs. Slocombe has baby pink hair in this episode.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 25th February 1985
Time
8:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 13th April 2013 6:30pm BBC2
Saturday 13th April 2013 7:00pm BBC2 Scot
Monday 10th March 2014 4:15pm BBC2
Friday 7th August 2015 3:30pm BBC2
Tuesday 24th July 2018 2:20pm Drama
Tuesday 24th July 2018 6:35pm Drama
Thursday 30th August 2018 1:20pm Gold
Thursday 30th August 2018 6:00pm Gold
Wednesday 31st October 2018 11:20am Gold
Wednesday 31st October 2018 5:20pm Gold
Tuesday 19th March 2019 1:35pm Gold
Tuesday 19th March 2019 6:20pm Gold
Monday 9th September 2019 1:00pm Gold
Monday 9th September 2019 5:35pm Gold
Monday 27th January 2020 6:00pm Drama
Wednesday 19th August 2020 9:35am Gold
Wednesday 19th August 2020 2:20pm Gold
Wednesday 19th August 2020 6:20pm Gold
Thursday 11th March 2021 8:20am Gold
Thursday 11th March 2021 1:00pm Gold
Thursday 11th March 2021 5:40pm Gold
Friday 26th March 2021 6:00pm Drama
Thursday 2nd September 2021 8:45am Gold
Thursday 2nd September 2021 1:20pm Gold
Thursday 2nd September 2021 7:00pm Gold
Friday 14th January 2022 8:00am Gold
Friday 14th January 2022 12:35pm Gold
Friday 14th January 2022 6:00pm Gold
Friday 25th March 2022 6:00pm Drama
Monday 15th August 2022 8:55am Gold
Monday 15th August 2022 6:00pm Gold
Wednesday 8th February 2023 6:00pm Drama
Wednesday 1st March 2023 9:20am Gold
Wednesday 1st March 2023 2:35pm Gold
Wednesday 1st March 2023 6:00pm Gold
Tuesday 22nd August 2023 9:00am Gold
Tuesday 22nd August 2023 2:20pm Gold
Tuesday 14th November 2023 9:20am Gold
Tuesday 14th 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
Maggie Henderson Miss Bagnold
Diana Lambert Mrs. Peacock
Philip Kendall 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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