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: 3,321

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Series 7, Episode 4 - Mrs. Slocombe, Senior Person

Mrs. Slocombe is appointed temporary floor manager while Mr. Rumbold recovers from food poisoning, and no one is happy about it.

Notes

Mrs. Slocombe has light blue hair in this episode.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 9th November 1979
Time
7:05pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 12th December 2013 4:30pm BBC2
Thursday 4th June 2015 3:45pm BBC2
Thursday 28th June 2018 2:20pm Drama
Thursday 28th June 2018 6:40pm Drama
Thursday 2nd August 2018 2:00pm Gold
Thursday 2nd August 2018 6:00pm Gold
Monday 8th October 2018 11:20am Gold
Monday 8th October 2018 4:40pm Gold
Thursday 28th February 2019 1:20pm Gold
Thursday 28th February 2019 6:20pm Gold
Tuesday 13th August 2019 1:50pm Gold
Tuesday 13th August 2019 6:00pm Gold
Wednesday 11th December 2019 6:00pm Drama
Friday 24th July 2020 10:00am Gold
Friday 24th July 2020 2:00pm Gold
Friday 24th July 2020 6:00pm Gold
Saturday 25th July 2020 9:05am Gold
Monday 15th February 2021 9:00am Gold
Monday 15th February 2021 2:10pm Gold
Monday 15th February 2021 5:30pm Gold
Tuesday 2nd March 2021 6:00pm Drama
Friday 6th August 2021 8:40am Gold
Friday 6th August 2021 1:20pm Gold
Friday 6th August 2021 6:40pm Gold
Thursday 18th November 2021 8:40am Gold
Thursday 18th November 2021 1:20pm Gold
Thursday 18th November 2021 6:40pm Gold
Tuesday 1st March 2022 6:00pm Drama
Wednesday 20th July 2022 8:55am Gold
Wednesday 20th July 2022 6:00pm Gold
Friday 3rd February 2023 9:20am Gold
Friday 3rd February 2023 2:40pm Gold
Friday 3rd February 2023 6:00pm Gold
Thursday 27th July 2023 9:20am Gold
Thursday 27th July 2023 2:40pm Gold
Thursday 27th 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
Harold Bennett Young Mr. Grace
Alfie Bass Mr Harry Goldberg
Penny Irving Miss Bakewell
Vivienne Johnson Nurse
Guest cast
Avril Angers Miss Comlozi
Gorden Kaye Plastic Mac
Derrie Powell First Customer
Writing team
Jeremy Lloyd Writer
David Croft Writer
Production team
David Croft Director
David Croft Producer
Garry Freeman Production Designer

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