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: 3,339

Episode menu

Series 4, Episode 6 - Oh What A Tangled Web

When Captain Peacock and a female staff member don't return home one evening, word quickly gets out that they spent the night together.

Notes

Mrs. Slocombe has caramel hair in this episode.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 13th May 1976
Time
8pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 14th November 2013 12:30pm BBC2 Scot
Thursday 14th November 2013 3:45pm BBC2
Tuesday 12th May 2015 4:25pm BBC2 Wales
Friday 15th May 2015 3:45pm BBC2
Tuesday 5th June 2018 2:20pm Drama
Tuesday 5th June 2018 6:40pm Drama
Monday 11th June 2018 1:00pm Gold
Monday 11th June 2018 5:00pm Gold
Tuesday 12th June 2018 1:00pm Gold
Tuesday 12th June 2018 5:00pm Gold
Saturday 28th July 2018 12:55pm Gold
Sunday 29th July 2018 9:30am Gold
Tuesday 5th February 2019 1:00pm Gold
Tuesday 5th February 2019 5:55pm Gold
Friday 19th July 2019 1:00pm Gold
Friday 19th July 2019 5:40pm Gold
Monday 18th November 2019 6:00pm Drama
Wednesday 1st July 2020 9:30am Gold
Wednesday 1st July 2020 1:30pm Gold
Wednesday 1st July 2020 5:30pm Gold
Thursday 21st January 2021 9:40am Gold
Thursday 21st January 2021 3:00pm Gold
Thursday 21st January 2021 5:40pm Gold
Friday 22nd January 2021 7:05am Gold
Friday 5th February 2021 6:00pm Drama
Wednesday 14th July 2021 8:40am Gold
Wednesday 14th July 2021 1:20pm Gold
Wednesday 14th July 2021 6:40pm Gold
Tuesday 26th October 2021 8:40am Gold
Tuesday 26th October 2021 1:20pm Gold
Tuesday 26th October 2021 6:40pm Gold
Friday 4th February 2022 6:00pm Drama
Monday 27th June 2022 8:15am Gold
Monday 27th June 2022 5:20pm Gold
Tuesday 27th September 2022 6:00pm Drama
Wednesday 11th January 2023 9:30am Gold
Wednesday 11th January 2023 2:40pm Gold
Wednesday 11th January 2023 6:00pm Gold
Tuesday 4th July 2023 9:20am Gold
Tuesday 4th July 2023 2:40pm Gold
Tuesday 4th 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
Diana King Mrs. Peacock
Melita Manger Miss Hazlewood
Michael Stainton Mr. Hazlewood
Writing team
Jeremy Lloyd Writer
David Croft Writer
Production team
Ray Butt Director
David Croft Producer
Paul Munting Production Designer

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