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: 3,331

Episode menu

Series 10, Episode 4 - Gambling Fever

Lured by the chance of hitting it big on a "dead cert", the staff bet heavily on the horses. However, how are they going to watch the second race to see if they win?

Notes

Mrs. Slocombe has purple hair in this episode.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 11th March 1985
Time
8:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 12th March 2014 4:15pm BBC2
Tuesday 11th August 2015 3:15pm BBC2
Thursday 26th July 2018 2:20pm Drama
Thursday 26th July 2018 6:35pm Drama
Friday 31st August 2018 1:20pm Gold
Friday 31st August 2018 6:00pm Gold
Friday 2nd November 2018 10:45am Gold
Friday 2nd November 2018 5:00pm Gold
Thursday 21st March 2019 12:55pm Gold
Thursday 21st March 2019 6:20pm Gold
Wednesday 11th September 2019 1:00pm Gold
Wednesday 11th September 2019 5:40pm Gold
Wednesday 29th January 2020 6:00pm Drama
Friday 21st August 2020 9:35am Gold
Friday 21st August 2020 2:20pm Gold
Friday 21st August 2020 6:20pm Gold
Saturday 22nd August 2020 8:15am Gold
Monday 15th March 2021 8:20am Gold
Monday 15th March 2021 1:00pm Gold
Monday 15th March 2021 5:40pm Gold
Tuesday 30th March 2021 6:00pm Drama
Monday 6th September 2021 8:25am Gold
Monday 6th September 2021 11:35am Gold
Monday 6th September 2021 6:35pm Gold
Tuesday 18th January 2022 8:00am Gold
Tuesday 18th January 2022 12:00pm Gold
Tuesday 18th January 2022 6:00pm Gold
Tuesday 29th March 2022 6:00pm Drama
Wednesday 17th August 2022 8:55am Gold
Wednesday 17th August 2022 6:00pm Gold
Friday 10th February 2023 6:00pm Drama
Friday 3rd March 2023 9:20am Gold
Friday 3rd March 2023 2:35pm Gold
Friday 3rd March 2023 6:00pm Gold
Thursday 24th August 2023 9:00am Gold
Thursday 24th August 2023 2:20pm Gold
Thursday 16th November 2023 9:20am Gold
Thursday 16th 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)
Harriet Reynolds Customer
Keith Hodiak Seymour
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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