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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? (1972)

BBC One sitcom about a department store. 69 episodes (pilot + 10 series), 1972 - 1985. Stars Mollie Sugden, Frank Thornton, John Inman, Wendy Richard and others.

Series 3, Episode 1 is repeated on Gold today at 1pm.

Series 2, Episode 2 - Cold Comfort

It may be the coldest day in memory, but in the midst of a fuel crisis the store's heating has been turned off. To avoid freezing, each of the staff devises their own illicit methods of heat generation.

Notes

Mrs. Slocombe has light pink hair in this episode.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 21st March 1974
Time
8pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular 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
    Trevor Bannister Mr. Dick Lucas
    Arthur Brough Mr. Ernest Grainger
    Larry Martyn Mr. Mash
    Guest cast
    Hilda Fenemore Elsie (Cleaner)
    Helen Lambert Gladys (Cleaner)
    Robert Mill Customer
    Carolyn Hudson Customer
    John Baker Customer
    Writing team
    Jeremy Lloyd Writer
    David Croft Writer
    Michael Knowles Writer
    Production team
    Harold Snoad Director
    Harold Snoad Producer
    David Croft Executive Producer
    Nigel Curzon Production Designer

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