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 7th March at 9:20am on Gold
  • JustWatch Streaming rank this week: 3,312

Episode menu

Series 5, Episode 4 - The Old Order Changes

Mr. Grace comes back from America full of ideas he wants to put into practice in the store, including a good dose of American informality.

Notes

Mrs. Slocombe has pea-green hair in this episode.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 18th March 1977
Time
8pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 11th June 2018 2:20pm Drama
Monday 11th June 2018 6:40pm Drama
Monday 16th July 2018 2:10pm Gold
Monday 16th July 2018 6:35pm Gold
Sunday 5th August 2018 10:20am Gold
Sunday 5th August 2018 12:20pm Gold
Monday 11th February 2019 2:00pm Gold
Monday 11th February 2019 6:00pm Gold
Thursday 25th July 2019 1:05pm Gold
Thursday 25th July 2019 5:35pm Gold
Friday 22nd November 2019 6:00pm Drama
Tuesday 7th July 2020 9:40am Gold
Tuesday 7th July 2020 1:40pm Gold
Tuesday 7th July 2020 5:40pm Gold
Wednesday 27th January 2021 9:00am Gold
Wednesday 27th January 2021 2:20pm Gold
Wednesday 27th January 2021 5:40pm Gold
Thursday 28th January 2021 7:00am Gold
Thursday 11th February 2021 6:00pm Drama
Tuesday 20th July 2021 8:35am Gold
Tuesday 20th July 2021 1:15pm Gold
Tuesday 20th July 2021 6:40pm Gold
Monday 1st November 2021 8:40am Gold
Monday 1st November 2021 1:20pm Gold
Monday 1st November 2021 6:40pm Gold
Thursday 10th February 2022 6:00pm Drama
Friday 1st July 2022 8:15am Gold
Friday 1st July 2022 5:20pm Gold
Monday 3rd October 2022 6:00pm Drama
Tuesday 17th January 2023 9:20am Gold
Tuesday 17th January 2023 2:40pm Gold
Tuesday 17th January 2023 6:00pm Gold
Monday 10th July 2023 9:20am Gold
Monday 10th July 2023 2:40pm Gold
Monday 10th 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
Guest cast
Jeffrey Holland Afro Pants
Bernice Adams Cynthia Randall
Writing team
Jeremy Lloyd Writer
David Croft Writer
Production team
Ray Butt Director
David Croft Producer
Ray London Production Designer

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