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

Episode menu

Series 9, Episode 2 - Conduct Unbecoming

A fallout between Mr. Humphries and his mother causes him to behave most erratically at work ... to the point that he's put on trial for theft.

Notes

Mrs. Slocombe has lilac hair in this episode.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 29th April 1983
Time
8:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 28th February 2014 4:20pm BBC2
Monday 27th July 2015 4:45pm BBC2
Monday 16th July 2018 2:20pm Drama
Monday 16th July 2018 6:40pm Drama
Tuesday 21st August 2018 2:00pm Gold
Tuesday 21st August 2018 6:00pm Gold
Wednesday 24th October 2018 11:15am Gold
Wednesday 24th October 2018 5:15pm Gold
Monday 11th March 2019 12:55pm Gold
Monday 11th March 2019 5:55pm Gold
Friday 30th August 2019 1:20pm Gold
Friday 30th August 2019 4:35pm Gold
Friday 17th January 2020 6:00pm Drama
Tuesday 11th August 2020 9:20am Gold
Tuesday 11th August 2020 2:00pm Gold
Tuesday 11th August 2020 6:00pm Gold
Wednesday 3rd March 2021 8:20am Gold
Wednesday 3rd March 2021 1:00pm Gold
Wednesday 3rd March 2021 5:40pm Gold
Thursday 18th March 2021 6:00pm Drama
Tuesday 24th August 2021 9:00am Gold
Tuesday 24th August 2021 1:45pm Gold
Tuesday 24th August 2021 6:45pm Gold
Thursday 6th January 2022 8:00am Gold
Thursday 6th January 2022 12:00pm Gold
Thursday 6th January 2022 6:00pm Gold
Thursday 17th March 2022 6:00pm Drama
Friday 5th August 2022 8:55am Gold
Friday 5th August 2022 6:00pm Gold
Tuesday 31st January 2023 6:00pm Drama
Tuesday 21st February 2023 9:20am Gold
Tuesday 21st February 2023 2:35pm Gold
Tuesday 21st February 2023 6:00pm Gold
Monday 14th August 2023 9:25am Gold
Monday 14th August 2023 2:45pm 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
Candy Davis Miss Belfridge
Guest cast
Frances Bennett Tights Customer
Gilda Perry Mr. Humphries' Neighbour
Tony Sympson Mr. Wagstaff
Writing team
Jeremy Lloyd Writer
Production team
Bob Spiers Director
Bob Spiers Producer
David Croft Executive Producer
Ian Howlett Editor
John Stout Production Designer

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