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: 3,198

Episode menu

Series 9, Episode 3 - Memories Are Made Of This

When the sports department is forced to take up temporary residence amidst Men's Ready To Wear and Ladies' Intimate Apparel, an accident with a stray golf ball causes Mrs. Slocombe to lose her memory, and she regresses to her childhood!

Notes

Mrs. Slocombe has metallic blue hair in this episode.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 6th May 1983
Time
8:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 3rd March 2014 4:20pm BBC2
Tuesday 28th July 2015 4:45pm BBC2
Tuesday 17th July 2018 2:20pm Drama
Tuesday 17th July 2018 6:40pm Drama
Wednesday 22nd August 2018 2:00pm Gold
Wednesday 22nd August 2018 6:00pm Gold
Thursday 25th October 2018 11:35am Gold
Thursday 25th October 2018 5:35pm Gold
Tuesday 12th March 2019 2:00pm Gold
Tuesday 12th March 2019 6:00pm Gold
Monday 2nd September 2019 1:00pm Gold
Monday 2nd September 2019 5:35pm Gold
Monday 20th January 2020 6:00pm Drama
Wednesday 12th August 2020 9:20am Gold
Wednesday 12th August 2020 2:00pm Gold
Wednesday 12th August 2020 6:00pm Gold
Thursday 4th March 2021 8:20am Gold
Thursday 4th March 2021 1:00pm Gold
Thursday 4th March 2021 5:40pm Gold
Friday 19th March 2021 6:00pm Drama
Wednesday 25th August 2021 9:00am Gold
Wednesday 25th August 2021 1:35pm Gold
Wednesday 25th August 2021 6:35pm Gold
Friday 7th January 2022 8:00am Gold
Friday 7th January 2022 12:35pm Gold
Friday 7th January 2022 6:00pm Gold
Friday 18th March 2022 6:00pm Drama
Monday 8th August 2022 8:55am Gold
Monday 8th August 2022 6:00pm Gold
Wednesday 1st February 2023 6:00pm Drama
Wednesday 22nd February 2023 9:20am Gold
Wednesday 22nd February 2023 2:35pm Gold
Wednesday 22nd February 2023 6:00pm Gold
Tuesday 15th August 2023 9:00am Gold
Tuesday 15th August 2023 2:20pm 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
Candy Davis Miss Belfridge
Guest cast
Doremy Vernon Diana (Canteen Manageress)
Jess Conrad Mr. Walpole
Ballard Berkeley Fisherman
Writing team
Jeremy Lloyd Writer
Production team
Bob Spiers Director
Bob Spiers Producer
David Croft Executive Producer
Dave Hambelton Editor
John Stout Production Designer

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