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Are You Being Served? (TV Series 1972–1985) Poster

(1972–1985)

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Ray Butt ... (16 episodes, 1975-1977)
Bob Spiers ... (13 episodes, 1977-1983)
David Croft ... (9 episodes, 1975-1979)
John Kilby ... (8 episodes, 1981)
Martin Shardlow ... (7 episodes, 1985)
Bernard Thompson ... (6 episodes, 1972-1973)
Gordon Elsbury ... (6 episodes, 1979)
Harold Snoad ... (uncredited) (5 episodes, 1974)

Series Writing Credits  

Jeremy Lloyd ... (creator) (69 episodes, 1972-1985)
David Croft ... (creator) (68 episodes, 1972-1985)
Michael Knowles ... (4 episodes, 1974-1975)
John T. Chapman ... (1 episode, 1975)

Series Cast  

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 Mrs. Betty Slocombe (69 episodes, 1972-1985)
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 Mr. Wilberforce Clayborne Humphries / ... (69 episodes, 1972-1985)
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 Captain Stephen Peacock (69 episodes, 1972-1985)
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 Miss Shirley Brahms (69 episodes, 1972-1985)
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 Mr. Cuthbert Rumbold / ... (69 episodes, 1972-1985)
Trevor Bannister ...
 Mr. Dick Lucas (48 episodes, 1972-1979)
Arthur English ...
 Mr. Beverley Harman / ... (48 episodes, 1976-1985)
Harold Bennett ...
 Young Mr. Grace (46 episodes, 1972-1981)
Arthur Brough ...
 Mr. Ernest Grainger (34 episodes, 1972-1977)
Vivienne Johnson ...
 Mr. Grace's Nurse (22 episodes, 1978-1981)
Penny Irving ...
 Miss Bakewell / ... (22 episodes, 1976-1979)
Mike Berry ...
 Mr. Bert Spooner (21 episodes, 1981-1985)
Larry Martyn ...
 Mr. Mash (18 episodes, 1972-1975)
Doremy Vernon ...
 Canteen Manageress (15 episodes, 1975-1985)
Freddie Wiles ...
 Goddard / ... (15 episodes, 1972-1977)
Candy Davis ...
 Miss Belfridge (13 episodes, 1983-1985)
Alfie Bass ...
 Mr. Harry Goldberg (8 episodes, 1979)
Kenneth Waller ...
 Old Mr. Henry Grace (8 episodes, 1981)
Hilda Fenemore ...
 Daphne Ackroyd / ... (8 episodes, 1974-1979)
James Hayter ...
 Mr. Percival Tebbs (6 episodes, 1978)
Stephanie Gathercole ...
 Mr. Rumbold's Secretary / ... (5 episodes, 1972-1974)
Debbie Linden ...
 Old Mr. Grace's Secretary (5 episodes, 1981)
Benny Lee ...
 Mr. Klein (4 episodes, 1981)
Milo Sperber ...
 Mr. Grossman (4 episodes, 1981)
Louise Burton ...
 Virginia Edwards (4 episodes, 1981)
Raymond Bowers ...
 Mr. Crawford / ... (4 episodes, 1977-1979)
Moira Foot ...
 Miss Thorpe (3 episodes, 1975)
Diana King ...
 Mrs. Peacock (3 episodes, 1976-1983)
Keith Hodiak ...
 Seymour (3 episodes, 1985)
Tony Sympson ...
 Claude / ... (3 episodes, 1976-1983)
Diana Lambert ...
 Mrs. Peacock / ... (3 episodes, 1976-1985)
Mavis Pugh ...
 Lady Weeble-Able-Smith / ... (3 episodes, 1976-1978)
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 German Lady / ... (3 episodes, 1973-1975)
Hilary Pritchard ...
 Newlywed Female Customer / ... (3 episodes, 1973-1976)
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 Mr. Fortescue / ... (3 episodes, 1978-1981)
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 2nd Waiter / ... (3 episodes, 1981-1983)
Jimmy Mac ...
 Warwick (3 episodes, 1979-1981)
Robert Raglan ...
 Dr. Wainwright / ... (2 episodes, 1973-1974)
John Clegg ...
 The Bald-Headed Sweater / ... (2 episodes, 1974-1975)
Nina Francis ...
 Miss Ainsworth (2 episodes, 1975)
Michael Knowles ...
 The Bold Check / ... (2 episodes, 1972-1975)
Jeffrey Segal ...
 The Clip-On Bow Tie / ... (2 episodes, 1975-1979)
Bill Martin ...
 Customer with List / ... (2 episodes, 1975-1977)
Jeffrey Holland ...
 The Afro Pants / ... (2 episodes, 1977-1979)
Anita Richardson ...
 The Lady for the Ladies' / ... (2 episodes, 1973-1975)
Norman Mitchell ...
 Customer / ... (2 episodes, 1978-1983)
Michael Sharvell-Martin ...
 Handsome Customer / ... (2 episodes, 1981-1983)
Gordon Peters ...
 Henry / ... (2 episodes, 1975-1976)
Bernice Adams ...
 Cynthia Randall / ... (2 episodes, 1977-1978)
Stuart Sherwin ...
 the Dressing Gown / ... (2 episodes, 1974-1976)
Felix Bowness ...
 The Gent for the Gents' / ... (2 episodes, 1975-1978)
Ronnie Brody ...
 Man In Cinema / ... (2 episodes, 1979-1985)
Margaret Flint ...
 The Customer (2 episodes, 1973)
Joy Allen ...
 Sister / ... (2 episodes, 1975-1979)
Jack Haig ...
 Old Gentleman / ... (2 episodes, 1981)
Jeffrey Gardiner ...
 Gloves Customer / ... (2 episodes, 1977-1979)
Evan Ross ...
 The Customer (2 episodes, 1973)
Jennifer Guy ...
 Miss Hurst / ... (2 episodes, 1979-1981)
Rusty Goffe ...
 Monkey / ... (2 episodes, 1981-1983)
James Copeland ...
 The Scottish Customer (1 episode, 1973)
Derek Smith ...
 The 28" Inside Leg (1 episode, 1973)
Donald Morley ...
 Mr. Clegg (1 episode, 1974)
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 Tights Customer (1 episode, 1983)
Eiji Kusuhara ...
 Mr. Kayoto (1 episode, 1983)
Nosher Powell ...
 Truck Driver (1 episode, 1983)
Michael Attwell ...
 Burglar (1 episode, 1985)
Maggie Henderson ...
 Miss Edna Bagnold (1 episode, 1985)
Elizabeth Larner ...
 Sweater Customer (1 episode, 1973)
Peter Needham ...
 The Returned Glen Check Suit (1 episode, 1973)
John Ringham ...
 the Check Jacket (1 episode, 1974)
Betty Impey ...
 Lady Templewood (1 episode, 1975)
Anne Cunningham ...
 Henry's Wife (1 episode, 1976)
Peter Greene ...
 Mr. Ludlowe (1 episode, 1976)
Ahmed Khalil ...
 The Emir's Chief Assistant (1 episode, 1976)
Jeanne Mockford ...
 Customer (1 episode, 1976)
Isabella Rye ...
 Secretary (1 episode, 1976)
Peggy Ashby ...
 Corset Customer (1 episode, 1977)
Tim Barrett ...
 The Two Fur Coats (1 episode, 1977)
Terry Duggan ...
 The Red Indian Father (1 episode, 1977)
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 The Ten-Pound Perfume (1 episode, 1977)
Peter Cleall ...
 Mr. Winston (1 episode, 1983)
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 Mr. Walpole (1 episode, 1983)
Gilda Perry ...
 Mr. Humphries' Neighbour (1 episode, 1983)
Ron Tarr ...
 Truck Driver (1 episode, 1983)
Jean Challis ...
 Mrs. Rumbold (1 episode, 1985)
Joanna Dunham ...
 Miss Featherstone (1 episode, 1985)
Paul Humpoletz ...
 Burglar (1 episode, 1985)
Harriet Reynolds ...
 Customer (1 episode, 1985)
Nick Ross ...
 TV Presenter (1 episode, 1985)
Pamela Manson ...
 the Large Brim with Fruit (1 episode, 1973)
Helen Lambert ...
 Gladys (1 episode, 1974)
Dorothy Wayne ...
 the Bridal Veil (1 episode, 1974)
Kate Brown ...
 The Returned Wig (1 episode, 1975)
Sandra Clark ...
 Miss Robinson (1 episode, 1975)
Donald Hewlett ...
 The Dress (1 episode, 1975)
Ernst Ulman ...
 German Customer (1 episode, 1975)
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 Mr. Kato (1 episode, 1975)
Reg Dixon ...
 The Raincoat In The Window (1 episode, 1976)
Melita Manger ...
 Miss Monica Hazlewood (1 episode, 1976)
Ahmed Osman ...
 the Emir (1 episode, 1976)
Geoffrey Adams ...
 Trousers Customer (1 episode, 1977)
Donald Bisset ...
 Henry Grant Hopkins (1 episode, 1977)
Jacqui Cook ...
 The Bridal Doll (1 episode, 1977)
Ballard Berkeley ...
 Fisherman (1 episode, 1983)
John Biggerstaff ...
 Fur Coat Customer (1 episode, 1983)
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 C.B. Voice (1 episode, 1983)
Ian Collier ...
 Policeman (1 episode, 1985)
Ray Gatenby ...
 Man In Cinema (1 episode, 1985)
Philip Kendall ...
 Customer (1 episode, 1985)
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 Customer (1 episode, 1985)
Joyce Cummings ...
 The underwear customer (1 episode, 1974)
Helen Dorward ...
 the Irish Lady (1 episode, 1974)
Pearl Hackney ...
 Mrs. Grainger (1 episode, 1974)
Robert Mill ...
 the Customer (1 episode, 1974)
Jonathan Cecil ...
 Newlywed Male Customer (1 episode, 1975)
Jay Denyer ...
 The trousers (1 episode, 1975)
Therese McMurray ...
 Lady Customer (1 episode, 1975)
Ann Sidney ...
 The Blue Alteration (1 episode, 1975)
Melody Urquhart ...
 the Head Wife (1 episode, 1976)
Jennifer Lonsdale ...
 Bra Customer (1 episode, 1977)
Carolle Rousseau ...
 The French Underwear (1 episode, 1977)
Michael Halsey ...
 Fairy Prince (1 episode, 1978)
Jan Holden ...
 Lady Customer (1 episode, 1978)
Avril Angers ...
 Edna Comlozi (1 episode, 1979)
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 Ballet Mistress (1 episode, 1979)
Jackie Pallo ...
 Mr. Franco (1 episode, 1979)
Brenda Cowling ...
 Lady Customer (1 episode, 1981)
Lisa Anselmi ...
 Miss Percival (1 episode, 1983)
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 C.B. Voice (1 episode, 1983)
Rex Robinson ...
 Military Customer (1 episode, 1983)
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 Lady Customer (1 episode, 1985)
Charles Nicklin ...
 TV Director (1 episode, 1985)
Janet Davies ...
 the Outsize Dress (1 episode, 1973)
David Rowlands ...
 the Man with the Large Bra (1 episode, 1973)
Carolyn Hudson ...
 the Cusomer (1 episode, 1974)
Stella Kemball ...
 The scarf customer (1 episode, 1974)
Maureen Lane ...
 the Lady Customer (1 episode, 1975)
Hamish Roughead ...
 the Fireman (1 episode, 1976)
Michael Stainton ...
 Mr. Hazlewood (1 episode, 1976)
Donald Waugh ...
 Little Boy (1 episode, 1976)
Elizabeth Morgan ...
 Customer's Friend (1 episode, 1977)
Joy Harington ...
 Lady Customer (1 episode, 1978)
Renu Setna ...
 Mr. Patel (1 episode, 1979)
Martin Cochrane ...
 Fireman (1 episode, 1981)
Nicholas McCardle ...
 Head Waiter (1 episode, 1981)
Bob Murphy ...
 Piper (1 episode, 1981)
Kristopher Kum ...
 Mr. Yamoto (1 episode, 1983)
Suzy Aitchison ...
 Susan (1 episode, 1985)
Felipe Izquierdo ...
 Cedric (1 episode, 1985)
Colin Bean ...
 the Leatherette Gloves (1 episode, 1973)
Vicki Woolf ...
 Mr. Humphreys Friend (1 episode, 1973)
John Baker ...
 the Customer (1 episode, 1974)
Avril Fane ...
 the Trio (1 episode, 1974)
Pamela Cundell ...
 Mr. Lucas' Customer (1 episode, 1975)
Ken Barker ...
 the Chief Fireman (1 episode, 1976)
Jenny Kenna ...
 Miss 38-22-36 (1 episode, 1977)
Dominique Don ...
 Flexibra Customer (1 episode, 1978)
Colin Ward-Lewis ...
 Radio Voice (1 episode, 1978)
Imogen Bickford-Smith ...
 Doctor (1 episode, 1979)
Derrie Powell ...
 Lady Customer (1 episode, 1979)
Willie Budge ...
 Drummer (1 episode, 1981)
Dawn Perllman ...
 Miss Hepburn (1 episode, 1981)
Mary Bradley ...
 Cleaner (1 episode, 1985)
Barbara Loynes ...
 the Trio (1 episode, 1974)
John Bardon ...
 the Check Suit (1 episode, 1976)
Anthony Brothers ...
 Flexibra Customer (1 episode, 1978)
Tony Brothers ...
 Flexibra Customer (1 episode, 1978)
Stellios Chiotis ...
 Greek Band Leader (1 episode, 1978)
Harold Berens ...
 Customer (1 episode, 1979)
Peggy Ann Clifford ...
 Mrs. Maxwell (1 episode, 1979)
Geraldine Gardner ...
 The Dressing Gown (1 episode, 1979)
Mohammad Shamsi ...
 Mohammad (1 episode, 1979)
Denise Distel ...
 Miss Coleman (1 episode, 1981)
Pat Keen ...
 The Mohair Jumper (1 episode, 1981)
The Maggie Stredder Singers ...
 Themselves (1 episode, 1981)
John Oxley ...
 Lord Hirly (1 episode, 1981)
Jan Ravens ...
 Voice of Mrs Thatcher (1 episode, 1983)
Joan Dainty ...
 Cleaner (1 episode, 1985)
Dorothy Loynes ...
 the Trio (1 episode, 1974)
Morris Barry ...
 Customer (1 episode, 1979)
Sue Bishop ...
 Lift Girl (1 episode, 1979)
Marella Oppenheim ...
 Amanda (1 episode, 1979)
Andrew Davis ...
 The Silk Handkerchief (1 episode, 1981)
Marty Swift ...
 Rabbi (1 episode, 1981)
Belinda Lee ...
 Lift Girl (1 episode, 1979)
Bernard Stone ...
 Customer (1 episode, 1979)
Margaret Clifton ...
 Lady Customer (1 episode, 1981)
Pat Astley ...
 Mr. Grace's Nurse (uncredited) (7 episodes, 1976-1977)
Lee Richards ...
(uncredited) (4 episodes, 1978-1985)
Francis Batsoni ...
 Customer / ... (uncredited) (2 episodes, 1979)
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 Dancer / ... (uncredited) (2 episodes, 1981-1985)
Walter Goodman ...
 Jacket Customer (uncredited) (1 episode, 1972)
John Tatum ...
 Browsing Customer (uncredited) (1 episode, 1974)
Keith Jayne ...
 Young Henry (uncredited) (1 episode, 1979)
Walter Henry ...
 Priest (uncredited) (1 episode, 1981)
Shirley English ...
(uncredited) (1 episode, 1983)
Ralph Morse ...
 Customer (uncredited) (1 episode, 1983)
Eileen Winterton ...
 Shop assistant (uncredited) (1 episode, 1985)
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Series Produced by 

David Croft ... producer / executive producer (69 episodes, 1972-1985)
Martin Shardlow ... producer (7 episodes, 1985)
Bob Spiers ... producer (6 episodes, 1983)
Harold Snoad ... producer (5 episodes, 1974)

Series Music by 

Ronnie Hazlehurst ... (1 episode, 1976)

Series Film Editing by 

Mike Taylor ... (1 episode, 1981)

Series Production Design by 

Rochelle Selwyn ... (8 episodes, 1975)
Garry Freeman ... (8 episodes, 1979)
Andree Welstead Hornby ... (8 episodes, 1981)
Ray London ... (7 episodes, 1977)
Bernard Lloyd-Jones ... (7 episodes, 1985)
Paul Munting ... (6 episodes, 1976)
Antony Thorpe ... (6 episodes, 1978)
John Stout ... (6 episodes, 1983)
Nigel Curzon ... (5 episodes, 1974)
Gloria Clayton ... (1 episode, 1975)
Christine Ruscoe ... (1 episode, 1976)

Series Makeup Department 

Jill Hagger ... makeup artist (16 episodes, 1979-1981)
Maggie Webb ... makeup artist (8 episodes, 1975)
Pauline Gyertson ... makeup artist (7 episodes, 1976)
Jill Matthews ... makeup artist (7 episodes, 1977)
Pauline Cox ... makeup artist (7 episodes, 1985)
Judy Cain ... makeup artist (6 episodes, 1983)
Ann Briggs ... makeup artist (5 episodes, 1974)
Dawn Alcock ... makeup artist (4 episodes, 1978)
Sylvia Thornton ... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1978)
Deanne Turner ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1972)
Lucy Hutchinson ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1973)
Jacqui Fitzmaurice ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1975)

Series Production Management 

Robin Carr ... production manager (13 episodes, 1983-1985)
Susan Belbin ... production manager (8 episodes, 1981)

Series Art Department 

Pauline Seager ... properties buyer (7 episodes, 1985)
James Bould ... designer (6 episodes, 1972-1973)
Chris Ferriday ... properties buyer (3 episodes, 1983)
Gill Meredith ... properties buyer (3 episodes, 1983)

Series Sound Department 

Laurie Taylor ... sound (14 episodes, 1977-1979)
Bob Foley ... sound (12 episodes, 1983-1985)
Richard Partridge ... sound (8 episodes, 1975-1976)
John Delany ... sound (8 episodes, 1981)
John Lloyd ... sound (6 episodes, 1973-1974)
Michael McCarthy ... sound (6 episodes, 1975-1976)
Len Shorey ... sound (6 episodes, 1978-1985)
Larry Goodson ... sound (5 episodes, 1972-1973)
Tony Philpot ... sound (3 episodes, 1976-1978)
Adrian Bishop-Laggett ... sound (1 episode, 1975)

Series Visual Effects by 

Tony Oxley ... visual effects (15 episodes, 1974-1985)
John Horton ... visual effects (5 episodes, 1977)
Colin Mapson ... visual effects (5 episodes, 1983)
Mat Irvine ... visual effects (3 episodes, 1979)
Charles Lumm ... visual effects (2 episodes, 1979)
Charles Lun ... visual effects (1 episode, 1979)
Bert Luxford ... visual effects (1 episode, 1981)

Series Camera and Electrical Department 

Eric Monk ... lighting (32 episodes, 1972-1977)
Duncan Brown ... lighting (13 episodes, 1981-1983)
Mike Jefferies ... lighting (8 episodes, 1979)
Terry Brett ... lighting (7 episodes, 1985)
Paul Kay ... camera supervisor (7 episodes, 1985)
Warwick Fielding ... lighting (6 episodes, 1978)
Ken Major ... camera supervisor (6 episodes, 1983)
Garth Tucker ... senior cameraman (4 episodes, 1981)
Clive Thomas ... lighting (2 episodes, 1975)
John Farr ... lighting (1 episode, 1981)
Gareth Hughes ... senior cameraman (1 episode, 1981)
Ian Ridley ... camera supervisor / senior cameraman (1 episode, 1981)
Peter Ware ... senior cameraman (1 episode, 1981)

Series Costume and Wardrobe Department 

L. Rowland-Warne ... costume (29 episodes, 1977-1981)
Mary Woods ... costume / costumes (9 episodes, 1975-1976)
Irene Whilton ... costume (7 episodes, 1985)
Mary Husband ... costume (6 episodes, 1983)
George W. Ward ... costumes (5 episodes, 1974)
Sally Nieper ... costume (5 episodes, 1976)
June Wilson ... costumes (1 episode, 1972)
Valerie Spooner ... costumes (1 episode, 1973)
Andrew MacKenzie ... costumes (1 episode, 1975)
Christine Rawlins ... costume (1 episode, 1976)

Series Editorial Department 

Angela Beveridge ... vision mixer (22 episodes, 1979-1983)
Mykola Pawluk ... videotape editor (7 episodes, 1985)
Hilary West ... vision mixer (7 episodes, 1985)
Ken Pimenta ... videotape editor (4 episodes, 1981)
Phil Southby ... videotape editor (3 episodes, 1981)
David Hambelton ... videotape editor (3 episodes, 1983)
Ian Howlett ... videotape editor (2 episodes, 1983)
Chris Booth ... videotape editor (1 episode, 1983)

Series Music Department 

Ronnie Hazlehurst ... musical director (2 episodes, 1981-1985)
Jo Stewart ... musical associate (1 episode, 1976)
Danny Street ... singer: Mammy (1 episode, 1976)
Art Day ... musical associate (1 episode, 1978)

Series Other crew 

Jo Austin ... production assistant (14 episodes, 1976-1977)
Bob Spiers ... production assistant (8 episodes, 1975)
Sue Bennett-Urwin ... production assistant (8 episodes, 1979)
Iain McLean ... production team (8 episodes, 1981)
Vicky Pugh ... production team (8 episodes, 1981)
Peter Laskie ... assistant floor manager (7 episodes, 1985)
Sue Oakey ... production assistant (7 episodes, 1985)
Chris Breeze ... production assistant (6 episodes, 1978)
Bernadette Darnell ... production assistant (6 episodes, 1983)
Roy Gould ... assistant floor manager (6 episodes, 1983)
Irving Davies ... dance staged by (3 episodes, 1975-1981)
Gordon Elsbury ... production assistant (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Sheila O'Neill ... dance staged by / dance stager (2 episodes, 1978-1979)
Donald Clive ... production assistant (1 episode, 1974)
Bill Wilson ... production assistant (1 episode, 1975)
Michele Hardy ... dance staged by (1 episode, 1976)
Frances Pidgeon ... dance staged by (1 episode, 1976)
Gilda Perry ... choreographer (1 episode, 1979)
Chris Power ... choreographer (1 episode, 1985)

Series Thanks 

Frank Thornton ... in memory of: 1921 - 2013 (1 episode, 1985)

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