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Desmond's 

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

Creator:

Trix Worrell
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6   5   4   3   2   1  
1994   1993   1992   1991   1990   1989  
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Norman Beaton Norman Beaton ...  Desmond Ambrose 71 episodes, 1989-1994
Carmen Munroe Carmen Munroe ...  Shirley Ambrose 71 episodes, 1989-1994
Ram John Holder Ram John Holder ...  Augustus 'Porkpie' Grant 71 episodes, 1989-1994
Gyearbuor Asante Gyearbuor Asante ...  Matthew 69 episodes, 1989-1994
Kim Walker Kim Walker ...  Gloria Ambrose 60 episodes, 1989-1994
Geff Francis Geff Francis ...  Michael Ambrose 55 episodes, 1989-1994
Robbie Gee ...  Lee Stanley 52 episodes, 1989-1994
Justin Pickett Justin Pickett ...  Sean Ambrose 50 episodes, 1989-1994
Dominic Keating ...  Tony 36 episodes, 1989-1993
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Storyline

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

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Genres:

Comedy

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 January 1989 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(70 episodes) | (final episode)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Quotes

Matthew: [repeated line, usually after his "Old African Saying"] Think about it!
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Crazy Credits

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 »

Connections

Spin-off Porkpie (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

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

 
Fabulous . . . Absolutely Fabulous !
23 April 2014 | by MaltaDoctorSee all my reviews

Title : Desmond's (TV Show)

Date of Review : 24th of April 2014

Reviewer : Malta Doctor

Score : 10 Out of 10

Would I Recommend the Series to a Friend ? : Yes

Would I Personally Pay for a DVD Box Set of the Series ? : Yes

Would I (Really) Want There to be a Total Remake of the Series , complete with a Brand New Set of Characters and a Totally Fresh Cast ? : MOST DEFINITELY NOT !

Additional Suggestions : None At Present

Source : www.MaltaDoctor.com


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