30 years on, Mrs Slocombe and Mr Humphries are ready to serve again
The much-loved characters from the BBC sitcom Are You Being Served? are set to return to our screens, played by a new cast. The original sitcom began in 1972 and ran until 1985.
Are You Being Served? (1972-1985)
First broadcast: Friday, September 8th, 1972 (pilot, as part of Comedy Playhouse) in the UK Final broadcast: Monday, April 1st, 1985 in the UK Description: BBC TV situation comedy written by Jeremy Lloyd and David Croft which ran for 69 episodes over 10 series. It was set in a department store called Grace Brothers and focused on the increasingly ridiculous antics of the shop floor staff. It was one of many sitcoms Croft wrote with Lloyd, as well as other collaborators, with a distinctive…
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Although these are pics of Mrs. Slocombe from "Are You Being Served?", the hair colours are not a joke. Women were dying their hair in these weird shades LONG before it was made popular again in the 1990s. I personally got to see all of these colours and styles when I was a little girl.
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