Desmond's (1989–1994)

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Season:

6 | 5 | 4 | 3 | 2 | 1

Year:

1994 | 1993 | 1992 | 1991 | 1990 | 1989
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Norman Beaton ...
 Desmond Ambrose (71 episodes, 1989-1994)
Carmen Munroe ...
 Shirley Ambrose (71 episodes, 1989-1994)
Ram John Holder ...
 Augustus 'Porkpie' Grant (71 episodes, 1989-1994)
Gyearbuor Asante ...
 Matthew (69 episodes, 1989-1994)
Kim Walker ...
 Gloria Ambrose (60 episodes, 1989-1994)
Geff Francis ...
 Michael Ambrose (54 episodes, 1989-1994)
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 Lee Graham (52 episodes, 1989-1994)
Justin Pickett ...
 Sean Ambrose (50 episodes, 1989-1994)
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 Tony (36 episodes, 1989-1993)
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barbershop | sitcom

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Comedy

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5 January 1989 (UK)  »

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[repeated line]
Matthew: There is an old African saying...
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The series 1 - 4 theme tune was the original recording of the theme tune "Dont Scratch My Soca" and a video montage of life in and around Peckham, people arriving on ships and an exterior shot of Shirley and Desmond outside the barbershop was used. See more »


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Don't Scratch My Soca
Music by John Collins
Lyrics by Trix Worrell
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Desmond's..? A comedy classic for black people..
26 June 1999 | by (Luton, England) – See all my reviews

Desmond's 1989 was when the new comedy branched its way from the TV station of Channel 4. Thus, this was one of the funniest and most classic comedies for black people that has ever been produced.

From the other characters that I remember like Porkpie for instance, has certainly made audiences laugh from time to time.

Mind you, I would rate this as one of the best and still will be for a long time.


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