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? (1972)

BBC One sitcom about a department store. 69 episodes (pilot + 10 series), 1972 - 1985. Stars Mollie Sugden, Frank Thornton, John Inman, Wendy Richard and others.

Series 4, Episode 6 is repeated on Drama today at 6pm.

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


    Cast & crew

    Regular 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)
    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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