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: 3,143

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Series 10, Episode 3 - The Hold Up

It's tradition for the staff to play jokes on stock-taking night. However, the robbery that occurs isn't a joke ... but when they contact Mr. Rumbold, he thinks it is.

Notes

Mrs. Slocombe has lime green hair in this episode.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 4th March 1985
Time
8:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 11th March 2014 4:15pm BBC2
Monday 10th August 2015 3:15pm BBC2
Wednesday 25th July 2018 2:20pm Drama
Wednesday 25th July 2018 6:40pm Drama
Thursday 30th August 2018 2:00pm Gold
Thursday 30th August 2018 6:40pm Gold
Thursday 1st November 2018 11:20am Gold
Thursday 1st November 2018 5:20pm Gold
Wednesday 20th March 2019 1:35pm Gold
Wednesday 20th March 2019 6:20pm Gold
Tuesday 10th September 2019 1:00pm Gold
Tuesday 10th September 2019 5:40pm Gold
Tuesday 28th January 2020 6:00pm Drama
Thursday 20th August 2020 9:40am Gold
Thursday 20th August 2020 2:20pm Gold
Thursday 20th August 2020 6:20pm Gold
Friday 12th March 2021 8:20am Gold
Friday 12th March 2021 1:00pm Gold
Friday 12th March 2021 5:40pm Gold
Monday 29th March 2021 6:00pm Drama
Friday 3rd September 2021 8:40am Gold
Friday 3rd September 2021 1:20pm Gold
Friday 3rd September 2021 7:00pm Gold
Monday 17th January 2022 8:00am Gold
Monday 17th January 2022 12:40pm Gold
Monday 17th January 2022 6:00pm Gold
Monday 28th March 2022 6:00pm Drama
Tuesday 16th August 2022 8:55am Gold
Tuesday 16th August 2022 6:00pm Gold
Thursday 9th February 2023 6:00pm Drama
Thursday 2nd March 2023 9:20am Gold
Thursday 2nd March 2023 2:40pm Gold
Thursday 2nd March 2023 6:00pm Gold
Wednesday 23rd August 2023 9:00am Gold
Wednesday 23rd August 2023 2:20pm Gold
Wednesday 15th November 2023 9:20am Gold
Wednesday 15th 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
Michael Attwell Burglar
Paul Humpoletz Burglar
Ian Collier Policeman
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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