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Are You Being Served? (TV Series 1972–1985) Poster

(1972–1985)

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Ray Butt ... (16 episodes, 1975-1977)
Bob Spiers ... (13 episodes, 1977-1983)
David Croft ... (2 episodes, 1975-1979)
John Kilby ... (8 episodes, 1981)
Martin Shardlow ... (7 episodes, 1985)
Bernard Thompson ... (2 episodes, 1972-1973)
Gordon Elsbury ... (5 episodes, 1979)
Harold Snoad ... (uncredited) (unknown episodes)

Series Writing Credits  

Jeremy Lloyd ... (creator) (69 episodes, 1972-1985)
David Croft ... (creator) (68 episodes, 1972-1985)
Michael Knowles ... (4 episodes, 1974-1975)
John T. Chapman ... (1 episode, 1975)

Series Cast  

Mollie Sugden ...  Mrs. Slocombe 69 episodes, 1972-1985
John Inman ...  Mr. Humphries / ... 69 episodes, 1972-1985
Frank Thornton ...  Captain Peacock 69 episodes, 1972-1985
Wendy Richard ...  Miss Brahms 69 episodes, 1972-1985
Nicholas Smith ...  Mr. Rumbold / ... 69 episodes, 1972-1985
Trevor Bannister ...  Mr. Lucas 48 episodes, 1972-1979
Arthur English ...  Mr. Harman 48 episodes, 1976-1985
Harold Bennett ...  Young Mr. Grace 46 episodes, 1972-1981
Arthur Brough ...  Mr. Grainger 34 episodes, 1972-1977
Vivienne Johnson ...  Mr. Grace's Nurse 22 episodes, 1978-1981
Penny Irving ...  Miss Bakewell / ... 21 episodes, 1976-1979
Mike Berry ...  Mr. Spooner 21 episodes, 1981-1985
Larry Martyn ...  Mr. Mash 18 episodes, 1972-1975
Doremy Vernon Doremy Vernon ...  Canteen Manageress / ... 15 episodes, 1975-1985
Freddie Wiles Freddie Wiles ...  Goddard 1 episode, 1972-1977
Candy Davis Candy Davis ...  Miss Belfridge 13 episodes, 1983-1985
Alfie Bass ...  Mr. Goldberg 8 episodes, 1979
Kenneth Waller Kenneth Waller ...  Old Mr. Henry Grace 8 episodes, 1981
Hilda Fenemore Hilda Fenemore ...  Daphne Ackroyd / ... 8 episodes, 1974-1979
James Hayter ...  Mr. Tebbs 6 episodes, 1978
Stephanie Gathercole Stephanie Gathercole ...  The Secretary / ... 5 episodes, 1972-1974
Debbie Linden ...  Old Mr. Grace's Secretary 5 episodes, 1981
Keith Hodiak Keith Hodiak ...  Seymour / ... 3 episodes, 1983-1985
Jimmy Mac Jimmy Mac ...  Warwick 3 episodes, 1979-1983
Benny Lee Benny Lee ...  Mr. Klein 4 episodes, 1981
Milo Sperber Milo Sperber ...  Mr. Grossman 4 episodes, 1981
Louise Burton Louise Burton ...  Virginia Edwards 4 episodes, 1981
Raymond Bowers Raymond Bowers ...  Mr. Crawford / ... 4 episodes, 1977-1979
Moira Foot Moira Foot ...  Miss Thorpe 3 episodes, 1975
Diana King Diana King ...  Mrs. Peacock 3 episodes, 1976-1983
Tony Sympson Tony Sympson ...  Claude / ... 3 episodes, 1976-1983
Diana Lambert Diana Lambert ...  Mrs. Peacock / ... 3 episodes, 1976-1985
Mavis Pugh Mavis Pugh ...  Lady Weeble-Able-Smith / ... 3 episodes, 1976-1978
Hilary Pritchard Hilary Pritchard ...  Newlywed Female Customer / ... 3 episodes, 1973-1976
Gorden Kaye ...  Mr. Fortescue / ... 3 episodes, 1978-1981
John D. Collins ...  2nd Waiter / ... 3 episodes, 1981-1983
Robert Raglan ...  Dr. Wainwright / ... 2 episodes, 1973-1974
Joanna Lumley ...  German Lady / ... 2 episodes, 1973-1975
John Clegg ...  The Bald-Headed Sweater / ... 2 episodes, 1974-1975
Nina Zuckerman Nina Zuckerman ...  Miss Ainsworth 2 episodes, 1975
Michael Knowles ...  The Bold Check / ... 2 episodes, 1972-1975
Jeffrey Segal Jeffrey Segal ...  The Clip-On Bow Tie / ... 2 episodes, 1975-1979
Bill Martin Bill Martin ...  Customer with List / ... 2 episodes, 1975-1977
Jeffrey Holland Jeffrey Holland ...  The Afro Pants / ... 2 episodes, 1977-1979
Anita Richardson Anita Richardson ...  The 38C Cup / ... 2 episodes, 1973-1975
Norman Mitchell ...  Customer / ... 2 episodes, 1978-1983
Michael Sharvell-Martin Michael Sharvell-Martin ...  Handsome Customer / ... 2 episodes, 1981-1983
Gordon Peters Gordon Peters ...  Henry / ... 2 episodes, 1975-1976
Bernice Adams Bernice Adams ...  Cynthia Randall / ... 2 episodes, 1977-1978
Stuart Sherwin Stuart Sherwin ...  The Dressing Gown / ... 2 episodes, 1974-1976
Felix Bowness Felix Bowness ...  The Gent for the Gents' / ... 2 episodes, 1975-1978
Ronnie Brody ...  Man In Cinema / ... 2 episodes, 1979-1985
Joy Allen Joy Allen ...  Sister / ... 2 episodes, 1975-1979
Jack Haig Jack Haig ...  Old Gentleman / ... 2 episodes, 1981
Jeffrey Gardiner Jeffrey Gardiner ...  Gloves Customer / ... 2 episodes, 1977-1979
Jennifer Guy Jennifer Guy ...  First Customer / ... 2 episodes, 1979-1981
Vicki Michelle ...  C.B. Voice / ... 2 episodes, 1983-1985
Rusty Goffe Rusty Goffe ...  Monkey / ... 1 episode, 1981-1983
Sue Bishop Sue Bishop ...  Lift Girl 1 episode, 1979
Belinda Lee Belinda Lee ...  Dancer / ... 1 episode, 1979-1981
James Copeland James Copeland ...  The Scottish Customer 1 episode, 1973
Derek Smith Derek Smith ...  The 28" Inside Leg 1 episode, 1973
Donald Morley ...  Mr. Clegg 1 episode, 1974
Frances Bennett ...  Tights Customer 1 episode, 1983
Eiji Kusuhara ...  Mr. Kayoto 1 episode, 1983
Nosher Powell Nosher Powell ...  Truck Driver 1 episode, 1983
Michael Attwell ...  Burglar 1 episode, 1985
Maggie Henderson Maggie Henderson ...  Miss Edna Bagnold 1 episode, 1985
Margaret Flint Margaret Flint ...  The Customer 1 episode, 1973
Elizabeth Larner Elizabeth Larner ...  Sweater Customer 1 episode, 1973
Peter Needham Peter Needham ...  The Returned Glen Check Suit 1 episode, 1973
John Ringham ...  The Check Jacket 1 episode, 1974
Betty Impey Betty Impey ...  Lady Templewood 1 episode, 1975
Anne Cunningham Anne Cunningham ...  Henry's Wife 1 episode, 1976
Peter Greene Peter Greene ...  Mr. Ludlowe 1 episode, 1976
Ahmed Khalil Ahmed Khalil ...  The Emir's Chief Assistant 1 episode, 1976
Jeanne Mockford ...  Customer 1 episode, 1976
Isabella Rye Isabella Rye ...  Secretary 1 episode, 1976
Peggy Ashby Peggy Ashby ...  Corset Customer 1 episode, 1977
Tim Barrett ...  The Two Fur Coats 1 episode, 1977
Terry Duggan Terry Duggan ...  The Red Indian Father 1 episode, 1977
Ferdy Mayne ...  The Ten-Pound Perfume 1 episode, 1977
Peter Cleall Peter Cleall ...  Mr. Winston 1 episode, 1983
Jess Conrad ...  Mr. Walpole 1 episode, 1983
Gilda Perry Gilda Perry ...  Mr. Humphries' Neighbour 1 episode, 1983
Ron Tarr Ron Tarr ...  Truck Driver 1 episode, 1983
Jean Challis Jean Challis ...  Mrs. Rumbold 1 episode, 1985
Joanna Dunham Joanna Dunham ...  Miss Featherstone 1 episode, 1985
Paul Humpoletz Paul Humpoletz ...  Burglar 1 episode, 1985
Harriet Reynolds Harriet Reynolds ...  Customer 1 episode, 1985
Nick Ross Nick Ross ...  TV Presenter 1 episode, 1985
Pamela Manson Pamela Manson ...  The Large Brim with Fruit 1 episode, 1973
Evan Ross Evan Ross ...  The Customer 1 episode, 1973
Helen Lambert Helen Lambert ...  Gladys 1 episode, 1974
Dorothy Wayne Dorothy Wayne ...  The Bridal Veil 1 episode, 1974
Kate Brown Kate Brown ...  The Returned Wig 1 episode, 1975
Sandra Clark Sandra Clark ...  Miss Robinson 1 episode, 1975
Donald Hewlett ...  The Dress 1 episode, 1975
Ernst Ulman ...  German Customer 1 episode, 1975
Ric Young ...  Mr. Kato 1 episode, 1975
Reg Dixon Reg Dixon ...  The Raincoat In The Window 1 episode, 1976
Melita Manger Melita Manger ...  Miss Monica Hazlewood 1 episode, 1976
Ahmed Osman Ahmed Osman ...  the Emir 1 episode, 1976
Geoffrey Adams Geoffrey Adams ...  Trousers Customer 1 episode, 1977
Donald Bisset Donald Bisset ...  Henry Grant Hopkins 1 episode, 1977
Jacqui Cook Jacqui Cook ...  The Bridal Doll 1 episode, 1977
Ballard Berkeley ...  Angler 1 episode, 1983
John Biggerstaff John Biggerstaff ...  Fur Coat Customer 1 episode, 1983
Ian Collier Ian Collier ...  Policeman 1 episode, 1985
Ray Gatenby Ray Gatenby ...  Man In Cinema 1 episode, 1985
Philip Kendall Philip Kendall ...  Customer 1 episode, 1985
Elizabeth Stewart ...  Customer 1 episode, 1985
Joyce Cummings Joyce Cummings ...  The Underwear Customer 1 episode, 1974
Helen Dorward Helen Dorward ...  The Irish Lady 1 episode, 1974
Pearl Hackney ...  Mrs. Grainger 1 episode, 1974
Robert Mill Robert Mill ...  The Customer 1 episode, 1974
Jonathan Cecil ...  Newlywed Male Customer 1 episode, 1975
Jay Denyer Jay Denyer ...  The trousers 1 episode, 1975
Therese McMurray Therese McMurray ...  Lady Customer 1 episode, 1975
Ann Sidney Ann Sidney ...  The Blue Alteration 1 episode, 1975
Melody Urquhart Melody Urquhart ...  the Head Wife 1 episode, 1976
Jennifer Lonsdale Jennifer Lonsdale ...  Bra Customer 1 episode, 1977
Carolle Rousseau Carolle Rousseau ...  The French Underwear 1 episode, 1977
Michael Halsey ...  Fairy Prince 1 episode, 1978
Jan Holden ...  Lady Customer 1 episode, 1978
Avril Angers Avril Angers ...  Edna Comlozi 1 episode, 1979
Amanda Barrie ...  Ballet Mistress 1 episode, 1979
Jackie Pallo Jackie Pallo ...  Mr. Franco 1 episode, 1979
Brenda Cowling Brenda Cowling ...  Lady Customer 1 episode, 1981
Lisa Anselmi Lisa Anselmi ...  Miss Percival 1 episode, 1983
Robbie Coltrane ...  C.B. Voice 1 episode, 1983
Rex Robinson Rex Robinson ...  Military Customer 1 episode, 1983
Carol Cleveland ...  Lady Customer 1 episode, 1985
Charles Nicklin ...  TV Director 1 episode, 1985
Janet Davies ...  The Outsize Dress 1 episode, 1973
David Rowlands David Rowlands ...  The Man with the Large Bra 1 episode, 1973
Carolyn Hudson Carolyn Hudson ...  The Customer 1 episode, 1974
Stella Kemball Stella Kemball ...  The Scarf Customer 1 episode, 1974
Maureen Lane Maureen Lane ...  The Lady Customer 1 episode, 1975
Hamish Roughead Hamish Roughead ...  the Fireman 1 episode, 1976
Michael Stainton Michael Stainton ...  Mr. Hazlewood 1 episode, 1976
Donald Waugh ...  Little Boy 1 episode, 1976
Elizabeth Morgan Elizabeth Morgan ...  Customer's Friend 1 episode, 1977
Joy Harington ...  Lady Customer 1 episode, 1978
Renu Setna ...  Mr. Patel 1 episode, 1979
Martin Cochrane Martin Cochrane ...  Fireman 1 episode, 1981
Nicholas McArdle ...  Head Waiter 1 episode, 1981
Bob Murphy Bob Murphy ...  Piper 1 episode, 1981
Kristopher Kum ...  Mr. Yamoto 1 episode, 1983
Suzy Aitchison ...  Susan 1 episode, 1985
Felipe Izquierdo Felipe Izquierdo ...  Cedric 1 episode, 1985
Colin Bean Colin Bean ...  The Leatherette Gloves 1 episode, 1973
Vicki Woolf Vicki Woolf ...  Mr. Humphries' Friend 1 episode, 1973
John Baker John Baker ...  The Customer 1 episode, 1974
Avril Fane Avril Fane ...  The Trio 1 episode, 1974
Pamela Cundell Pamela Cundell ...  Mr. Lucas' Customer 1 episode, 1975
Ken Barker Ken Barker ...  the Chief Fireman 1 episode, 1976
Jenny Kenna Jenny Kenna ...  Miss 38-22-36 1 episode, 1977
Dominique Don Dominique Don ...  Flexibra Customer 1 episode, 1978
Colin Ward-Lewis Colin Ward-Lewis ...  Radio Voice 1 episode, 1978
Imogen Bickford-Smith Imogen Bickford-Smith ...  Doctor 1 episode, 1979
Derrie Powell Derrie Powell ...  Lady Customer 1 episode, 1979
Willie Budge Willie Budge ...  Drummer 1 episode, 1981
Dawn Perllman Dawn Perllman ...  Miss Hepburn 1 episode, 1981
Mary Bradley Mary Bradley ...  Cleaner 1 episode, 1985
Barbara Loynes Barbara Loynes ...  The Trio 1 episode, 1974
John Bardon ...  the Check Suit 1 episode, 1976
Anthony Brothers Anthony Brothers ...  Flexibra Customer 1 episode, 1978
Stellios Chiotis Stellios Chiotis ...  Greek Band Leader 1 episode, 1978
Harold Berens Harold Berens ...  Customer 1 episode, 1979
Peggy Ann Clifford Peggy Ann Clifford ...  Mrs. Maxwell 1 episode, 1979
Geraldine Gardner Geraldine Gardner ...  The Dressing Gown 1 episode, 1979
Mohammad Shamsi Mohammad Shamsi ...  Mohammad 1 episode, 1979
Denise Distel Denise Distel ...  Miss Coleman 1 episode, 1981
Pat Keen Pat Keen ...  The Mohair Jumper 1 episode, 1981
The Maggie Stredder Singers The Maggie Stredder Singers ...  Themselves 1 episode, 1981
John Oxley John Oxley ...  Lord Hirly 1 episode, 1981
Jan Ravens Jan Ravens ...  Mrs. Thatcher 1 episode, 1983
Joan Dainty Joan Dainty ...  Cleaner 1 episode, 1985
Dorothy Loynes Dorothy Loynes ...  The Trio 1 episode, 1974
Morris Barry Morris Barry ...  Customer 1 episode, 1979
Marella Oppenheim Marella Oppenheim ...  Amanda 1 episode, 1979
Andrew Davis Andrew Davis ...  The Silk Handkerchief 1 episode, 1981
Marty Swift Marty Swift ...  Rabbi 1 episode, 1981
Bernard Stone Bernard Stone ...  Customer 1 episode, 1979
Margaret Clifton Margaret Clifton ...  Lady Customer 1 episode, 1981
Pat Astley ...  Mr. Grace's Nurse (uncredited) unknown episodes
Lee Richards Lee Richards ...  Glamorous Shopper (uncredited) unknown episodes
John Tatham ...  Browsing Customer / ... (uncredited) unknown episodes
Francis Batsoni Francis Batsoni ...  Customer / ... (uncredited) unknown episodes
Taryn Kay ...  Dancer / ... (uncredited) unknown episodes
Walter Goodman ...  Jacket Customer (uncredited) unknown episodes
Julie La Rousse Julie La Rousse ...  Shopper (uncredited) unknown episodes
Ron Gregory Ron Gregory ...  Customer (uncredited) unknown episodes
Keith Jayne ...  Young Henry (uncredited) unknown episodes
Walter Henry Walter Henry ...  Priest (uncredited) unknown episodes
Shirley English Shirley English ...  Customer (uncredited) unknown episodes
Ralph G. Morse Ralph G. Morse ...  Customer (uncredited) unknown episodes
Tina Simmons ...  Gloves Customer (uncredited) unknown episodes
Eileen Winterton Eileen Winterton ...  Shop assistant (uncredited) unknown episodes

Series Produced by 

David Croft ... producer / executive producer (69 episodes, 1972-1985)
Martin Shardlow ... producer (7 episodes, 1985)
Bob Spiers ... producer (6 episodes, 1983)
Harold Snoad ... producer (5 episodes, 1974)

Series Music by 

Ronnie Hazlehurst ... (1 episode, 1976)

Series Film Editing by 

Mike Taylor ... (1 episode, 1981)

Series Production Design by 

Rochelle Selwyn ... (8 episodes, 1975)
Garry Freeman ... (8 episodes, 1979)
Andree Welstead Hornby ... (8 episodes, 1981)
Ray London ... (7 episodes, 1977)
Bernard Lloyd-Jones ... (7 episodes, 1985)
Paul Munting ... (6 episodes, 1976)
Antony Thorpe ... (6 episodes, 1978)
John Stout ... (6 episodes, 1983)
Nigel Curzon ... (5 episodes, 1974)
Gloria Clayton ... (1 episode, 1975)
Christine Ruscoe ... (1 episode, 1976)

Series Makeup Department 

Jill Hagger ... makeup artist (16 episodes, 1979-1981)
Maggie Webb ... makeup artist (8 episodes, 1975)
Pauline Gyertson ... makeup artist (7 episodes, 1976)
Jill Matthews ... makeup artist (7 episodes, 1977)
Pauline Cox ... makeup artist (7 episodes, 1985)
Judy Cain ... makeup artist (6 episodes, 1983)
Ann Briggs ... makeup artist (5 episodes, 1974)
Dawn Alcock ... makeup artist (4 episodes, 1978)
Sylvia Thornton ... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1978)
Deanne Turner ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1972)
Lucy Hutchinson ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1973)
Jacqui Fitzmaurice ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1975)

Series Production Management 

Robin Carr ... production manager (13 episodes, 1983-1985)
Susan Belbin ... production manager (8 episodes, 1981)

Series Art Department 

Pauline Seager ... properties buyer (7 episodes, 1985)
James Bould ... designer (6 episodes, 1972-1973)
Chris Ferriday ... properties buyer (3 episodes, 1983)
Gill Meredith ... properties buyer (3 episodes, 1983)

Series Sound Department 

Laurie Taylor ... sound (14 episodes, 1977-1979)
Bob Foley ... sound (12 episodes, 1983-1985)
Richard Partridge ... sound (8 episodes, 1975-1976)
John Delany ... sound (8 episodes, 1981)
John Lloyd ... sound (6 episodes, 1973-1974)
Michael McCarthy ... sound (6 episodes, 1975-1976)
Len Shorey ... sound (6 episodes, 1978-1985)
Larry Goodson ... sound (5 episodes, 1972-1973)
Tony Philpot ... sound (3 episodes, 1976-1978)
Adrian Bishop-Laggett ... sound (1 episode, 1975)

Series Visual Effects by 

Tony Oxley ... visual effects (15 episodes, 1974-1985)
John Horton ... visual effects (5 episodes, 1977)
Colin Mapson ... visual effects (5 episodes, 1983)
Mat Irvine ... visual effects (3 episodes, 1979)
Charles Lumm ... visual effects (2 episodes, 1979)
Charles Lun ... visual effects (1 episode, 1979)
Bert Luxford ... visual effects (1 episode, 1981)

Series Stunts 

Peter Diamond ... stunts (uncredited) (unknown episodes)

Series Camera and Electrical Department 

Eric Monk ... lighting (32 episodes, 1972-1977)
Duncan Brown ... lighting (13 episodes, 1981-1983)
Mike Jefferies ... lighting (8 episodes, 1979)
Terry Brett ... lighting (7 episodes, 1985)
Paul Kay ... camera supervisor (7 episodes, 1985)
Warwick Fielding ... lighting (6 episodes, 1978)
Ken Major ... camera supervisor (6 episodes, 1983)
Garth Tucker ... senior cameraman (4 episodes, 1981)
Clive Thomas ... lighting (2 episodes, 1975)
John Farr ... lighting (1 episode, 1981)
Gareth Hughes ... senior cameraman (1 episode, 1981)
Ian Ridley ... camera supervisor / senior cameraman (1 episode, 1981)
Peter Ware ... senior cameraman (1 episode, 1981)

Series Costume and Wardrobe Department 

L. Rowland-Warne ... costume (29 episodes, 1977-1981)
Mary Woods ... costume / costumes (9 episodes, 1975-1976)
Irene Whilton ... costume (7 episodes, 1985)
Mary Husband ... costume (6 episodes, 1983)
George W. Ward ... costumes (5 episodes, 1974)
Sally Nieper ... costume (5 episodes, 1976)
Jane Hudson ... costumes (1 episode, 1972)
Valerie Spooner ... costumes (1 episode, 1973)
Andrew MacKenzie ... costumes (1 episode, 1975)
Christine Rawlins ... costume (1 episode, 1976)

Series Editorial Department 

Angela Beveridge ... vision mixer (22 episodes, 1979-1983)
Mykola Pawluk ... videotape editor (7 episodes, 1985)
Hilary West ... vision mixer (7 episodes, 1985)
Ken Pimenta ... videotape editor (4 episodes, 1981)
Phil Southby ... videotape editor (3 episodes, 1981)
David Hambelton ... videotape editor (3 episodes, 1983)
Ian Howlett ... videotape editor (2 episodes, 1983)
Chris Booth ... videotape editor (1 episode, 1983)

Series Music Department 

Ronnie Hazlehurst ... musical director (2 episodes, 1981-1985)
Jo Stewart ... musical associate (1 episode, 1976)
Danny Street ... singer: Mammy (1 episode, 1976)
Art Day ... musical associate (1 episode, 1978)

Series Additional Crew 

Jo Austin ... production assistant (14 episodes, 1976-1977)
Bob Spiers ... production assistant (8 episodes, 1975)
Sue Bennett-Urwin ... production assistant (8 episodes, 1979)
Iain McLean ... production team (8 episodes, 1981)
Vicky Pugh ... production team (8 episodes, 1981)
Peter Laskie ... assistant floor manager (7 episodes, 1985)
Sue Oakey ... production assistant (7 episodes, 1985)
Chris Breeze ... production assistant (6 episodes, 1978)
Bernadette Darnell ... production assistant (6 episodes, 1983)
Roy Gould ... assistant floor manager (6 episodes, 1983)
Irving Davies ... dance staged by (3 episodes, 1975-1981)
Gordon Elsbury ... production assistant (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Sheila O'Neill ... dance staged by / dance stager (2 episodes, 1978-1979)
Donald Clive ... production assistant (1 episode, 1974)
Bill Wilson ... production assistant (1 episode, 1975)
Michele Hardy ... dance staged by (1 episode, 1976)
Frances Pidgeon ... dance staged by (1 episode, 1976)
Gilda Perry ... choreographer (1 episode, 1979)
Chris Power ... choreographer (1 episode, 1985)

Series Thanks 

Frank Thornton ... in memory of: 1921 - 2013 (1 episode, 1985)

See also

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