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Comedy Playhouse

Series 12

Episode 7: Are You Being Served?

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Long-running sitcom set in an old-fashioned department store. Trouble is afoot when the Ladies' Department and Gentlemen's Outfitting are made to share the same floor. Show more

Contributors

Mrs Slocombe:
Mollie Sugden
Mr Humphries:
John Inman
Captain Peacock:
Frank Thornton
Miss Brahms:
Wendy Richard
Mr Rumbold:
Nicholas Smith
Mr Grainger:
Arthur Brough
Young Mr Grace:
Harold Bennett

Are You Being Served?

Series 3

Episode 1: Hand of Fate

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Mr Humphries' palm reading skills are put to the test when Mr Rumbold's position becomes available. Show more

Contributors

Mrs Slocombe:
Mollie Sugden
Captain Peacock:
Frank Thornton
Mr Humphries:
John Inman
Miss Brahms:
Wendy Richard
Mr Grainger:
Arthur Brough
Mr Rumbold:
Nicholas Smith
Mr Mash:
Larry Martyn

Are You Being Served?

Series 9

Episode 1: The Sweet Smell of Success

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Classic sitcom set in a department store. Mrs Slocombe invents a perfume with powerful aphrodisiac qualities, leading to chaos at Grace Bros.

Contributors

Mr Harman:
Arthur English
Mr Walpole:
Jess Conrad
Miss Belfridge:
Candy Davis
Mr Humphries:
John Inman
Mr Spooner:
Mike Berry
Mr Rumbold:
Nicholas Smith
Miss Brahms:
Wendy Richard
Captain Peacock:
Frank Thornton
Mrs Slocombe:
Mollie Sugden

Dad's Army

Series 4

Episode 8: The Two and a Half Feathers

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Classic wartime sitcom. An old comrade-in-arms dredges up the past and brings the glorious history of Corporal Jones into question.

Contributors

Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Lance Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Private Walker:
James Beck
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
ARP Warden:
Bill Pertwee
Private Clarke:
John Cater
Raymond:
John Ash
Elizabeth:
Parnell McGarry
Director:
David Croft

Dad's Army

Series 5

Episode 7: The King Was in His Counting House

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Wartime sitcom. When a bomb falls on the vault of Captain Mainwaring's bank, he insists that the platoon count the money and guard it.

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Arthur Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Lance Corporal Jack Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private James Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Joe Walker:
James Beck
Private Charles Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Frank Pike:
Ian Lavender
Reverend Timothy Farthing:
Frank Williams
ARP Warden Hodges:
Bill Pertwee
Henry Yeatman:
Edward Sinclair
Producer:
David Croft

Are You Being Served?

Series 6

Episode 6: Happy Returns

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Classic sitcom set in a department store. It is young Mr Grace's birthday and he's in for a surprise courtesy of the Gentlemen's and Ladies' departments.

Contributors

Mr Humphries:
John Inman
Mrs Slocombe:
Mollie Sugden
Captain Peacock:
Frank Thornton
Miss Brahms:
Wendy Richard
Young Mr Grace:
Harold Bennett
Mr Tebbs:
James Hayter
Mr Rumbold:
Nicholas Smith
Mr Harman:
Arthur English
Producer:
David Croft
Director:
Bob Spiers

Dad's Army

Series 6

Episode 2: My British Buddy

Duration: 31 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Classic wartime sitcom. As the first contingent of American soldiers arrives in Walmington-on-Sea, Captain Mainwaring and his troops prepare to welcome them.

Contributors

Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Private Walker:
James Beck
Ivy Bandways:
Suzanne Kerchiss
Landlord:
Verne Morgan
Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
US Sergeant:
Blain Fairman
Chief Warden Hodges:
Bill Pertwee
Mrs Pike:
Janet Davies
Mr Cheeseman:
Talfryn Thomas
Colonel Shultz:
Alan Tilvern
GHQ Colonel:
Robert Raglan
Producer:
David Croft

What Are You Like?

Episode 11: Tactful

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales (Analogue)

Light entertainment celebrity panel game giving you the inside track on what you're really like. We ask 'How tactful are you?'. With Wendy Richard and Colin Jackson. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Fiona Bruce
Presenter:
Aled Jones
Presenter:
Simon O'Brien
Participant:
Wendy Richard
Participant:
Colin Jackson

What Are You Like?

Episode 14: Cultured

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales (Analogue)

Light entertainment celebrity panel game giving you the inside track on what you're really like. We ask 'How cultured are you?'. With Wendy Richard and Denise Lewis. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Fiona Bruce
Presenter:
Aled Jones
Presenter:
Simon O'Brien
Participant:
Wendy Richard
Participant:
Denise Lewis

Are You Being Served?

Series 10

Episode 2: Grounds for Divorce

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Department store sitcom. When the staff of Grace Bros discover that Captain Peacock has a shameful secret, they decide to help him in any way they can. Show more

Contributors

Mr Humphries:
John Inman
Mrs Slocombe:
Mollie Sugden
Captain Peacock:
Frank Thornton
Miss Brahms:
Wendy Richard
Mr Rumbold:
Nicholas Smith
Mr Harman:
Arthur English
Mr Spooner:
Mike Berry
Miss Belfridge:
Candy Davis
Miss Bagnold:
Maggie Henderson
Mrs Peacock:
Diana Lambert
Customer:
Philip Kendal

Are You Being Served?

Series 10

Episode 4: Gambling Fever

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Classic sitcom. The staff get their bonuses and, when they find out about a horse that Old Mr Grace is betting on, gambling fever takes a hold.

Contributors

Mr Spooner:
Mike Berry
Miss Belfridge:
Candy Davis
Mrs Slocombe:
Mollie Sugden
Mr Harman:
Arthur English
Captain Peacock:
Frank Thornton
Mr Humphreys:
John Inman
Miss Brahms:
Wendy Richard

Are You Being Served?

Series 10

Episode 6: Friends and Neighbours

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Department store sitcom. The staff are offered accommodation on the premises, but they soon discover that flat-sharing is no bed of roses.

Contributors

Mr Humphries:
John Inman
Mr Spooner:
Mike Berry
Mr Rumbold:
Nicholas Smith
Miss Brahms:
Wendy Richard
Captain Peacock:
Frank Thornton
Mrs Slocombe:
Mollie Sugden
Mr Harman:
Arthur English
Miss Belfridge:
Candy Davis

Are You Being Served?

Series 10

Episode 5: The Night Club

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Classic department store sitcom. Old Mr Grace agrees to allow the staff to rent out the floor of the department after trading hours, from which he will take a cut.

Contributors

Mr Humphries:
John Inman
Mrs Slocombe:
Mollie Sugden
Captain Peacock:
Frank Thornton
Miss Brahms:
Wendy Richard
Mr Rumbold:
Nicholas Smith
Mr Harman:
Arthur English
Mr Spooner:
Mike Berry
Miss Belfridge:
Candy Davis

Are You Being Served?

Series 9

Episode 3: Memories Are Made of This

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Classic sitcom set in a department store. While practising their golf swings, Mrs Slocombe gets hit on the head with a golf ball and loses her memory. Show more

Contributors

Mr Harman:
Arthur English
Mr Walpole:
Jess Conrad
Miss Belfridge:
Candy Davis
Mr Humphries:
John Inman
Mr Spooner:
Mike Berry
Mr Rumbold:
Nicholas Smith
Miss Brahms:
Wendy Richard
Captain Peacock:
Frank Thornton
Mrs Slocombe:
Mollie Sugden

Are You Being Served?

Series 9

Episode 5: Monkey Business

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Department store sitcom. When the staff are denied their promised rise in wages, they refuse to work and are rude to customers in order to get themselves fired. Show more

Contributors

Captain Peacock:
Frank Thornton
Mrs Slocombe:
Mollie Sugden
Miss Brahms:
Wendy Richard
Mr Humphries:
John Inman
Mr Harman:
Arthur English
Mr Walpole:
Jess Conrad
Miss Belfridge:
Candy Davis
Mr Spooner:
Mike Berry
Mr Rumbold:
Nicholas Smith

Are You Being Served?

Series 9

Episode 4: Calling All Customers

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Classic department store sitcom. Grace Brothers advertise on CB radio. Show more

Contributors

Mr Harman:
Arthur English
Mr Walpole:
Jess Conrad
Miss Belfridge:
Candy Davis
Mr Humphries:
John Inman
Mr Spooner:
Mike Berry
Mr Rumpold:
Nicholas Smith
Miss Brahms:
Wendy Richard
Captain Peacock:
Frank Thornton
Mrs Slocombe:
Mollie Sugden

Are You Being Served?

Series 9

Episode 6: Lost and Found

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Department store sitcom. Mrs Slocombe is distraught when her cat Tiddles goes missing. Knowing her attachment to the animal, the rest of the staff buy her a kitten.

Contributors

Mr Harman:
Arthur English
Mr Walpole:
Jess Conrad
Miss Belfridge:
Candy Davis
Mr Humphries:
John Inman
Mr Spooner:
Mike Berry
Mr Rumbold:
Nicholas Smith
Miss Brahms:
Wendy Richard
Captain Peacock:
Frank Thornton
Mrs Slocombe:
Mollie Sugden

Dad's Army

Series 4

Episode 9: Mum's Army

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Classic sitcom. Captain Mainwaring encourages the women of Walmington-on-Sea to join the platoon and meets Mrs Gray, an attractive middle-aged widow. Show more

Contributors

Private Pike:
Ian Lavender
Private Walker:
James Beck
Buffet Attendant:
Deirdre Costello
Captain Mainwaring:
Arthur Lowe
Lance Corporal Jones:
Clive Dunn
Private Frazer:
John Laurie
Edith Parish:
Wendy Richard
Mrs Pike:
Janet Davies
Serviceman:
David Gilchrist
Waitress:
Melita Manger
Miss Ironside:
Julian Burbery
Mrs Prosser:
Eleanor Smale
Ivy Samways:
Rosemary Faith
Private Godfrey:
Arnold Ridley
Sergeant Wilson:
John Le Mesurier
Producer:
David Croft

Are You Being Served?

Series 6

Episode 5: A Bliss Girl

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Classic sitcom set in a department store. Mr Humphries stands in behind the perfume counter.

Contributors

Mrs Slocombe:
Mollie Sugden
Mr Humphries:
John Inman
Captain Peacock:
Frank Thornton
Miss Brahms:
Wendy Richard
Mr Rumbold:
Nicholas Smith
Director:
Bob Spiers
Producer:
David Croft

Are You Being Served?

Series 10

Episode 1: Goodbye Mrs Slocombe

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Mrs Slocombe is made redundant. When she is replaced by an annoying woman her colleagues decide to get her back, no matter what it takes. Show more

Contributors

Mr Spooner:
Mike Berry
Mrs Slocombe:
Mollie Sugden
Captain Peacock:
Frank Thornton
Miss Brahms:
Wendy Richard
Mr Rumbold:
Nicholas Smith
Mr Harman:
Arthur English
Mr Humphries:
John Inman
Miss Belfridge:
Candy Davis
Mr Walpole:
Jess Conrad