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Are You Being Served? (1977)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 31 July 1977 (UK)
The staff of Grace Bros. take a trip to Costa Plonka while the department is being remodeled.

Director:

Bob Kellett

Writers:

David Croft (BBC television series), Jeremy Lloyd (based on the BBC television series written by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Inman ... Mr. Humphries
Mollie Sugden ... Mrs. Slocombe
Frank Thornton ... Captain Peacock
Trevor Bannister ... Mr. Lucas
Wendy Richard ... Miss Brahms
Arthur Brough ... Mr. Grainger
Nicholas Smith ... Mr. Rumbold
Harold Bennett ... Young Mr. Grace
Arthur English ... Mr. Harman
Karan David Karan David ... Conchita
Glyn Houston ... Cesar Rodriguez
Andrew Sachs ... Don Carlos Bernardo
Sheila Steafel ... Hat Customer
John G. Heller ... German #1
Monica Grey Monica Grey ... Nurse
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Storyline

When Grace Brothers closes for redecoration, Young Mr. Grace send the staff on holiday to Costa Plonka, where they find themselves in the middle of a revolution. Written by Christopher Rothbauer <kg9it@qsl.net>

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Trivia

With the passing of Nicholas Smith (Mr Rumbold) in December 2015, all of the primary Grace Brothers staff cast who appeared in this film have now died. However Karan David (Conchita), Derek Griffiths (the Emir), Nadim Sawalha (interpreter for the Emir) and Penny Irving (Miss Nicholson) who also make appearances in the film were still alive as of December 2019 as is Mike Berry (who doesn't appear in the film but played Mr Spooner in the TV series from 1981-85). See more »

Goofs

During the boarding of the Comet 4C aircraft, the wing edge fuel tank can clearly be seen in the background. However, when the aircraft takes off, the wing tanks have disappeared, due to the shot featuring a different airframe. See more »

Quotes

Miss Shirley Brahms: [Conchita has entered, thinking she is in Mr. Humphries' tent] . Ah! Who are you?
Conchita: I am Conchita. Where is Mr. Humphries? I want to sleep with him. He will make me happy.
Miss Shirley Brahms: You'll be lucky.
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Connections

Spoofed in Are You Being Serviced? (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Time Goes By
(uncredited)
Music by Mike Moran
Lyrics by Madeline Bell
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Very funny
26 August 2001 | by filmbuff69007See all my reviews

This is like a Carry on.with loads of laughs Mr Rumbold is absolutely hilarious.Its surprising that so little of the cast were used in carry ons they certainly could tell the same jokes with a twinkle in there eye.this is bawdy postcard humour at its best.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 July 1977 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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