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 6, Episode 5 is repeated on Gold on Monday 1st October at 11:20am.

Series 6

1. By Appointment

First broadcast: Wednesday 15th November 1978

Freshly returned from their holidays, the staff find themselves in a twitter upon hearing that the Royal Family may visit the store.

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2. The Club

First broadcast: Wednesday 22nd November 1978

Mr. Grace gives the staff permission to set up a social club in the basement, but first they must decorate. The problem is, no one can agree on anything.

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3. Do You Take This Man?

First broadcast: Wednesday 29th November 1978

Mrs. Slocombe's getting married, and her rich American uncle's coming in for the ceremony. However, there's a small problem when the groom doesn't show up...

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4. Shedding The Load

First broadcast: Wednesday 6th December 1978

Grace Bros. is forced to make cutbacks amidst poor sales figures, and the staff must decide which one of them should face redundancy. Of course, no one wants it to be themselves.

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5. A Bliss Girl

First broadcast: Wednesday 13th December 1978

Mr. Humphries is nominated by everyone to hawk perfume on the Ladies' counter, but finds himself competing with Mrs. Slocombe instead.

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Christmas Special: Happy Returns

First broadcast: Tuesday 26th December 1978

It's Young Mr. Grace's birthday and so the staff stage a ballet in his honour.

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