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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.


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Series 9, Episode 6 - Lost And Found

Tiddles goes missing and the staff try to comfort a distraught Mrs. Slocombe. Unfortunately she misinterprets Mr. Humphries's gestures for something a bit more romantic...


Mrs. Slocombe has golden hair in this episode.

Broadcast details

Friday 27th May 1983
30 minutes

Upcoming repeats

  1. Tuesday 30th July 2024 at 10:00am on Gold
  2. Tuesday 30th July 2024 at 3:20pm on Gold

Cast & crew

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)
Peter Cleall Mr. Winston
Norman Mitchell Customer
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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