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Series 4, Episode 5 - Fifty Years On

Mrs. Slocombe's birthday is coming up and the staff have three dilemmas: how old is she, what to get her, and what her first name is for the Happy Birthday song?

Notes

Mrs. Slocombe has light green hair in this episode.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 6th May 1976
Time
8pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

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Date Time Channel
Wednesday 13th November 2013 3:45pm BBC2
Thursday 14th May 2015 3:45pm BBC2
Monday 4th June 2018 2:20pm Drama
Monday 4th June 2018 6:40pm Drama
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Saturday 28th July 2018 3:00pm Gold
Monday 4th February 2019 1:20pm Gold
Monday 4th February 2019 6:00pm Gold
Thursday 18th July 2019 1:00pm Gold
Thursday 18th July 2019 5:40pm Gold
Friday 15th November 2019 6:00pm Drama
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Wednesday 20th January 2021 9:40am Gold
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Thursday 21st January 2021 7:00am Gold
Thursday 4th February 2021 6:00pm Drama
Tuesday 13th July 2021 8:40am Gold
Tuesday 13th July 2021 1:20pm Gold
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Monday 25th October 2021 8:40am Gold
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Thursday 3rd February 2022 6:00pm Drama
Friday 24th June 2022 8:10am Gold
Friday 24th June 2022 5:20pm Gold
Monday 26th September 2022 6:00pm Drama
Tuesday 10th January 2023 9:20am Gold
Tuesday 10th January 2023 2:40pm Gold
Tuesday 10th January 2023 6:00pm Gold
Monday 3rd July 2023 9:20am Gold
Monday 3rd July 2023 2:40pm Gold
Monday 3rd July 2023 5:20pm 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
Trevor Bannister Mr Dick Lucas
Arthur English Mr Beverly Harman
Arthur Brough Mr Ernest Grainger
Harold Bennett Young Mr. Grace
Penny Irving Miss Bakewell
Guest cast
Tony Sympson Claude
Mavis Pugh Mrs. Claude
Diana Lambert Six Pound Fox
Writing team
Jeremy Lloyd Writer
David Croft Writer
Production team
Ray Butt Director
David Croft Producer
Paul Munting Production Designer

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