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: 3,331

Episode menu

Series 9, Episode 4 - Calling All Customers

The staff decide to use a play staged over CB airwaves to attract business to Grace Bros.

Notes

Mrs. Slocombe has multicoloured spiked and later light green hair in this episode.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 13th May 1983
Time
8:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 4th March 2014 4:15pm BBC2
Wednesday 29th July 2015 4:45pm BBC2
Tuesday 4th August 2015 3:30pm BBC2
Thursday 23rd August 2018 2:00pm Gold
Thursday 23rd August 2018 6:00pm Gold
Friday 26th October 2018 11:20am Gold
Friday 26th October 2018 5:20pm Gold
Wednesday 13th March 2019 2:00pm Gold
Wednesday 13th March 2019 6:00pm Gold
Tuesday 3rd September 2019 1:00pm Gold
Tuesday 3rd September 2019 5:40pm Gold
Tuesday 21st January 2020 6:00pm Drama
Thursday 13th August 2020 9:20am Gold
Thursday 13th August 2020 2:00pm Gold
Thursday 13th August 2020 6:00pm Gold
Friday 5th March 2021 8:20am Gold
Friday 5th March 2021 1:40pm Gold
Friday 5th March 2021 5:40pm Gold
Monday 22nd March 2021 6:00pm Drama
Thursday 26th August 2021 9:00am Gold
Thursday 26th August 2021 1:40pm Gold
Thursday 26th August 2021 6:40pm Gold
Monday 10th January 2022 8:10am Gold
Monday 10th January 2022 6:00pm Gold
Monday 21st March 2022 6:00pm Drama
Tuesday 9th August 2022 8:55am Gold
Tuesday 9th August 2022 6:00pm Gold
Thursday 2nd February 2023 6:00pm Drama
Thursday 23rd February 2023 9:20am Gold
Thursday 23rd February 2023 2:40pm Gold
Thursday 23rd February 2023 6:00pm Gold
Wednesday 16th August 2023 9:00am Gold
Wednesday 16th 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
Nosher Powell Roger (Truck Driver)
Ron Tarr Barnabus (Truck Driver)
Vicki Michelle C.B. Voice (Voice)
Robbie Coltrane C.B. Voice (Voice)
Writing team
Jeremy Lloyd Writer
Production team
Bob Spiers Director
Bob Spiers Producer
David Croft Executive Producer
Chris Booth Editor
John Stout Production Designer

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