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: 3,324

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Series 8, Episode 7 - The Erotic Dreams Of Mrs Slocombe

Mrs. Slocombe can't help but dream about Mr. Humphries, and her awkward behaviour around him is becoming evident to the rest of the staff. Something has to be done, and Mr. Grace has the perfect solution.

Notes

Mrs. Slocombe has royal blue hair in this episode.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 28th May 1981
Time
8pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 26th February 2014 4:20pm BBC2
Thursday 23rd July 2015 4:45pm BBC2
Thursday 12th July 2018 2:20pm Drama
Thursday 12th July 2018 6:40pm Drama
Thursday 16th August 2018 2:00pm Gold
Thursday 16th August 2018 5:55pm Gold
Monday 22nd October 2018 11:20am Gold
Monday 22nd October 2018 5:20pm Gold
Wednesday 28th August 2019 1:15pm Gold
Wednesday 28th August 2019 4:35pm Gold
Wednesday 15th January 2020 6:00pm Drama
Friday 7th August 2020 9:20am Gold
Friday 7th August 2020 2:00pm Gold
Friday 7th August 2020 6:00pm Gold
Saturday 8th August 2020 8:40am Gold
Monday 1st March 2021 8:20am Gold
Monday 1st March 2021 1:00pm Gold
Monday 1st March 2021 5:40pm Gold
Tuesday 16th March 2021 6:00pm Drama
Friday 20th August 2021 8:40am Gold
Friday 20th August 2021 1:20pm Gold
Friday 20th August 2021 6:40pm Gold
Tuesday 4th January 2022 8:00am Gold
Tuesday 4th January 2022 12:00pm Gold
Tuesday 4th January 2022 6:00pm Gold
Tuesday 15th March 2022 6:00pm Drama
Wednesday 3rd August 2022 8:55am Gold
Wednesday 3rd August 2022 6:00pm Gold
Friday 27th January 2023 6:00pm Drama
Friday 17th February 2023 9:20am Gold
Friday 17th February 2023 2:40pm Gold
Friday 17th February 2023 6:00pm Gold
Thursday 10th August 2023 9:20am Gold
Thursday 10th August 2023 2:40pm Gold
Thursday 10th 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
Benny Lee Mr Klein
Kenneth Waller Old Mr Grace
Guest cast
Louise Burton Secretary
Brenda Cowling Lady Customer
Jack Haig Old Man
Writing team
Jeremy Lloyd Writer
David Croft Writer
Production team
John Kilby Director
David Croft Producer
Ken Pimenta Editor
Andrée Welstead Hornby Production Designer

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