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

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Series 8, Episode 2 - A Personal Problem

The balance of the floor is upset when Mrs. Peacock appears to have started an affair with Mr. Rumbold, believing Captain Peacock to be having an affair of his own.

Notes

Mrs. Slocombe has peach hair in this episode.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 16th April 1981
Time
8pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 19th December 2013 4:30pm BBC2
Friday 12th June 2015 3:45pm BBC2
Thursday 5th July 2018 2:20pm Drama
Thursday 5th July 2018 6:40pm Drama
Thursday 9th August 2018 2:00pm Gold
Thursday 9th August 2018 6:00pm Gold
Monday 15th October 2018 11:20am Gold
Monday 15th October 2018 4:40pm Gold
Thursday 21st November 2019 1:40pm Gold
Thursday 21st November 2019 5:00pm Gold
Wednesday 8th January 2020 6:00pm Drama
Friday 31st July 2020 9:20am Gold
Friday 31st July 2020 2:00pm Gold
Friday 31st July 2020 6:00pm Gold
Saturday 1st August 2020 8:40am Gold
Monday 22nd February 2021 8:20am Gold
Monday 22nd February 2021 1:00pm Gold
Monday 22nd February 2021 5:40pm Gold
Tuesday 9th March 2021 6:00pm Drama
Friday 13th August 2021 8:40am Gold
Friday 13th August 2021 1:20pm Gold
Friday 13th August 2021 6:40pm Gold
Thursday 25th November 2021 8:35am Gold
Thursday 25th November 2021 1:20pm Gold
Thursday 25th November 2021 6:40pm Gold
Tuesday 8th March 2022 6:00pm Drama
Wednesday 27th July 2022 8:55am Gold
Wednesday 27th July 2022 6:00pm Gold
Friday 10th February 2023 9:20am Gold
Friday 10th February 2023 2:40pm Gold
Friday 10th February 2023 6:00pm Gold
Thursday 3rd August 2023 9:20am Gold
Thursday 3rd August 2023 2:40pm Gold
Thursday 3rd August 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
Arthur English Mr Beverly Harman
Mike Berry Mr Bert Spooner
Vivienne Johnson Nurse
Milo Sperber Mr Grossman
Guest cast
Diana King Mrs. Peacock
Jimmy Mac Warwick
Debbie Linden Secretary
Jack Haig Tramp
Pat Keen Mohair Jumper
Andrew Davis Silk Handkerchief
Writing team
Jeremy Lloyd Writer
David Croft Writer
Production team
John Kilby Director
David Croft Producer
Phil Southby Editor
Andrée Welstead Hornby Production Designer

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