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: 3,326

Episode menu

Series 7, Episode 6 - Anything You Can Do

After an argument over the poor service and shocking food with Captain Peacock and co., the canteen staff quit. Guess who is forced to take their place?

Notes

Mrs. Slocombe has turquoise hair in this episode.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 23rd November 1979
Time
7:05pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 16th December 2013 4:30pm BBC2
Tuesday 9th June 2015 4:00pm BBC2
Monday 2nd July 2018 2:20pm Drama
Monday 2nd July 2018 6:40pm Drama
Monday 6th August 2018 2:00pm Gold
Monday 6th August 2018 6:00pm Gold
Wednesday 10th October 2018 11:20am Gold
Wednesday 10th October 2018 4:40pm Gold
Thursday 15th August 2019 12:20pm Gold
Thursday 15th August 2019 6:40pm Gold
Friday 15th November 2019 1:20pm Gold
Friday 15th November 2019 4:40pm Gold
Friday 13th December 2019 6:00pm Drama
Tuesday 28th July 2020 9:40am Gold
Tuesday 28th July 2020 2:05pm Gold
Tuesday 28th July 2020 6:00pm Gold
Wednesday 17th February 2021 9:00am Gold
Wednesday 17th February 2021 2:20pm Gold
Wednesday 17th February 2021 5:40pm Gold
Thursday 4th March 2021 6:00pm Drama
Tuesday 10th August 2021 8:40am Gold
Tuesday 10th August 2021 1:20pm Gold
Tuesday 10th August 2021 6:40pm Gold
Monday 22nd November 2021 8:40am Gold
Monday 22nd November 2021 2:00pm Gold
Monday 22nd November 2021 6:40pm Gold
Thursday 3rd March 2022 6:00pm Drama
Friday 22nd July 2022 8:55am Gold
Friday 22nd July 2022 6:00pm Gold
Tuesday 7th February 2023 9:20am Gold
Tuesday 7th February 2023 2:40pm Gold
Tuesday 7th February 2023 6:00pm Gold
Monday 31st July 2023 9:20am Gold
Monday 31st July 2023 2:40pm Gold
Monday 31st 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
Doremy Vernon Diana (Canteen Manageress)
Jimmy Mac Warwick
Ronnie Brody Signor Balli
Mohammad Shamsi Mohammad
Sue Bishop Lift Girl
Belinda Lee Lift Girl
Writing team
Jeremy Lloyd Writer
David Croft Writer
Production team
Gordon Elsbury Director
David Croft Producer
Garry Freeman Production Designer

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