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Desmond's. Copyright: Humphrey Barclay Productions.

Desmond's

Channel 4 sitcom. 71 episodes (6 series), 1989 - 1994. Stars Norman Beaton, Carmen Munroe, Ram John Holder, Gyearbuor Asante, Geff Francis, Kim Walker, Justin Pickett and others.

Desmond's. Image shows from L to R: Porkpie (Ram John Holder), Desmond (Norman Beaton), Matthew (Gyearbuor Asante). Copyright: Humphrey Barclay Productions.

Desmond's

Desmond's is, on the surface, just a Peckham barber shop - in reality, it's a meeting place, community centre, and old men's recreation room

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1989 - 1994
Channel
Channel 4
Episodes
71   (6 series)
Starring
Norman Beaton, Carmen Munroe, Ram John Holder, Gyearbuor Asante, Geff Francis, Kim Walker, Justin Pickett and Robbie Gee
Writer
Trix Worrell
Producer
Al Mitchell

Desmond's is not just a barber shop in Peckham. Owned by Desmond and his wife Shirley, it's an all-round meeting place - and although constantly busy, very little actual hairdressing ever seems to get done!

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