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 6 - Friends And Neighbours

Raising travel costs are causing consternation amongst the staff. Mr. Grace offers them use of his private apartment on the top floor. However, the staff soon discover that they get on far better as colleagues than as flatmates!

Notes

Mrs. Slocombe has orange hair in this episode.

Broadcast details

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

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 14th March 2014 4:15pm BBC2
Thursday 13th August 2015 3:15pm BBC2
Monday 30th July 2018 2:20pm Drama
Monday 30th July 2018 6:40pm Drama
Tuesday 6th November 2018 11:30am Gold
Tuesday 6th November 2018 4:40pm Gold
Monday 25th March 2019 2:15pm Gold
Monday 25th March 2019 6:20pm Gold
Friday 13th September 2019 12:55pm Gold
Friday 13th September 2019 5:35pm Gold
Monday 11th November 2019 1:20pm Gold
Monday 11th November 2019 4:40pm Gold
Friday 31st January 2020 6:00pm Drama
Tuesday 25th August 2020 9:40am Gold
Tuesday 25th August 2020 2:20pm Gold
Tuesday 25th August 2020 6:20pm Gold
Wednesday 17th March 2021 8:25am Gold
Wednesday 17th March 2021 1:00pm Gold
Wednesday 17th March 2021 5:40pm Gold
Thursday 1st April 2021 6:00pm Drama
Wednesday 8th September 2021 8:30am Gold
Wednesday 8th September 2021 11:50am Gold
Wednesday 8th September 2021 6:30pm Gold
Thursday 20th January 2022 8:00am Gold
Thursday 20th January 2022 12:00pm Gold
Thursday 20th January 2022 6:00pm Gold
Thursday 31st March 2022 6:00pm Drama
Friday 19th August 2022 8:55am Gold
Friday 19th August 2022 6:00pm Gold
Tuesday 14th February 2023 6:00pm Drama
Tuesday 7th March 2023 9:20am Gold
Tuesday 7th March 2023 2:40pm Gold
Tuesday 7th March 2023 6:00pm Gold
Tuesday 29th August 2023 9:00am Gold
Tuesday 29th August 2023 2:20pm Gold
Tuesday 29th August 2023 5:00pm Gold
Monday 20th November 2023 9:20am Gold
Monday 20th 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)
Diana Lambert Mrs. Peacock
Jean Challis Mrs. Rumbold
Carol Cleveland Lady Customer
Felipe Izquierdo Cedric
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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