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Are You Being Served? (1977)

The staff of Grace Bros. take a trip to Costa Plonka while the department is being remodeled.

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When Grace Brothers closes for redecoration, Young Mr. Grace send the staff on holiday to Costa Plonka, where they find themselves in the middle of a revolution. Written by Christopher Rothbauer <kg9it@qsl.net>

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The name of the department store was "Grace Bros" (or "Grace Brothers"). The film's first act is set here which is the regular setting of both the movie's source stage play and television series Are You Being Served? (1972). See more »

Goofs

During evening meal, all the Grace Bros staff needed to use the lavatory - only Mrs Slocombe and Captain Peacock actually DID use it. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Beverley Harman: [Pausing at the door] Would it be in order to ask if your good lady wife will be accompanying you?
Mr. Cuthbert Rumbold: No, as a matter of fact, she will be staying at home.
Mr. Beverley Harman: Oh, I see - hoping to cop a bit of spare when you get there!
[Exits]
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Are You Being Served?
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Music by Ronnie Hazlehurst
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A must for fans of the TV series!
19 December 2001 | by (London) – See all my reviews

OK, it's creaky, incredibly dated, and the sets (or was there just one set?!) are wobbly, but that's all part of the charm. It's also quite perceptive of the attitude of the British abroad, that still persists to this day. My friends and I always seem to end up quoting from this film when we go abroad!

The best scene has to be when the myopic Ernest Grainger, who's never been on a plane before, enters what he thinks is the lavatory (it's actually the cockpit). 'Oh, I'm sorry - will you be long?' he says to the pilot. 'About two hours' replies the pilot. 'Oh dear- I'll go to the other end' replies Mr Grainger. Absolutely priceless!


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