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

Series 5, Episode 1 is repeated on London Live on tomorrow at 7am.

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

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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