Are You Being Served? - The Complete Package (1972)
Saturday 15th October 2022
The peace and arrangement of ages is thrown into disarray at London department store Grace Brothers when Ladies' Intimate Apparel is moved to the opposite side of the same floor already occupied by Men's Ready To Wear.
Stubborn ladies' manager Mrs. Slocombe is quickly thrown into direct conflict with Mr. Grainger and his staff: particularly cheeky junior salesman Mr. Lucas, who takes a near-instant shine to Slocombe's assistant, buxom young blonde Miss Brahms.
Between Lucas and Grainger is the outrageously camp Mr. Humphries; and above them all are Captain Peacock, the head of the floor; company executive Mr. Rumbold; and the co-founder of the store, positively ancient board chairman 'Young' Mr. Grace, complete with a never-ending stream of farcical sales and promotional initiatives.
Are You Being Served? was broadcast for 13 years, from 1972 to 1985. It was set in the department store, Grace Brothers and was written mainly by Jeremy Lloyd and David Croft. The idea for the show came from Lloyd's brief period working at Simpson's of Piccadilly in the early 1950s, a clothing store that traded for over 60 years until 1999.
Running at over 34 hours, and also featuring over 3½ hours of bonus content unique to this collection, you can buy all 10 series, including the Christmas specials of Are You Being Served? - The Complete Package which is released on DVD 14th November 2022 from BBC.
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