When Mr. Grace is killed in a tragic scuba diving accident, the Grace Brothers store is closed down. Being faced with the option of finding new jobs or early retirement on a miniscule pension, the staff takes over the running of a large manor house/hotel in the English countryside, where all manor of humorous things take place. Written by
Jeremy Lunt <email@example.com>
UPON RETIREMENT: GRACE BROTHERS LOSS IS OUR GAIN...
I thoroughly enjoyed the original series, "Are You Being Served?", but I LOVED the re-union series commented on here. It's good to see the old gang from Grace Brother's Department Store in such fine fettle (retired now, of course). The show is funny, charming, and in many ways superior to the original. The added cast members are marvelous and memorable. The new setting, a country inn (run for profit by our inexperienced cast)is far removed from their familiar city life and provides a greater range of backdrops for their mis-adventures. And, as always, the double entendre and mis-use of language are expertly used.
A thoroughly enjoyable show and I am "UNANIMOUS" in that!!!!!
PS--I dare you not to be charmed completely by Fleur Bennett's character Mavis. She's a scene stealer... (so's her dad)...
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