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 Mr. Humphries (16 episodes, 1980-1981)
June Bronhill ...
 Mrs. Crawford (16 episodes, 1980-1981)
Reg Gillam ...
 Captain Wagstaff (16 episodes, 1980-1981)
Basil Clarke ...
 Young Mr. Bone (16 episodes, 1980-1981)
Tony Bazell ...
 Mr. Mankowitz (16 episodes, 1980-1981)
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 Mr. Randel (16 episodes, 1980-1981)
Reg Evans ...
 Mr. Cocker (15 episodes, 1980-1981)
Kerry Daniel ...
 Young Mr. Bone's Nurse (9 episodes, 1980-1981)
Ken Fraser ...
 Mr. Fenwick (8 episodes, 1981)
Judith Woodroffe ...
 Ms. Buxton (8 episodes, 1980)
Christine Amor ...
 Miss. Nicholls (8 episodes, 1981)
Peter Collingwood ...
 Mr. Dunkley (7 episodes, 1980)
Tracey Kelly ...
 Young Mr. Bone's Secretary (7 episodes, 1980)
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When Mr. Humphries takes over as head of the mens-wear department at Bone Brothers in Australia, his character and experiences remain exactly the same as it was behind the counter in Grace Brothers in England. Written by David McAnally <D.McAnally@uq.net.au>

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Are You Being Served in Australia?  »

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The series theme tune, "Are You Being Served Sir?", had been released as a UK single (DJM Records DJS.602) in late 1975. It spent six weeks in the charts, peaking in November at number 39. See more »

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Featured in Prisoner: Cell Block H: Episode #1.611 (1986) See more »

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Are You Being Served Sir?
(uncredited)
Composed by Jeremy Lloyd and Penny Croft
Performed by John Inman
(series theme-tune)
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