Desmond's (1989–1994)

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Desmond, his non-confirming family and the regulars of his hairdressers in Peckham, London.

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1994   1993   1992   1991   1990   1989  
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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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Desmond, his non-confirming family and the regulars of his hairdressers in Peckham, London.

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5 January 1989 (UK)  »

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Quotes

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Matthew: There is an old African saying...
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Crazy Credits

Series 5 & 6 had an updated opening sequence. A remix of the original "Dont Scratch My Soka", with added drum beats was used. And an alternative opening sequence of life in and around Peckham was used and different shots of Shirley and Desmond's outside the barbershop was used in different episodes. See more »


Soundtracks

Don't Scratch My Soca
Music by John Collins
Lyrics by Trix Worrell
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User Reviews

What a great show!
19 August 2003 | by (Nashville, TN) – See all my reviews

We used to watch this show on BET and laughed ourselves silly every time. Apparently this show ended with the lead actor's death. However, I wish it would come to DVD or VHS. I would be standing in line to buy the first copies.


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