Are You Being Served?-The Best of the Early Years (1972)

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Released 10-Nov-2004
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Share the floor with a host of hilarious characters from the most eccentric department store ever to grace the retail sector in the classic BBC series, Are You Being Served?

Diamonds are a Man's Best Friend
When a customer loses a valuable diamond and offers a 100 for its return, the staff at Grace Bros go to extremes to supplement their meagre pay packets.

The Clock
Collective breaths are held when Mr. Grainger's 37th anniversary celebration is held - but could this also be his retirement dinner?

The Think Tank
Mr Rumbold organizes a staff "think tank" to combat falling sales at Grace Bros. The result is an hilarious fashion show on a tight budget with the staff as supermodels.

The Hand of Fate
Mr. Humphries' palm reading skills lead to the prediction that Captain Peacock will soon be "climbing the ladder and wearing a new hat". Imaginations run wild with the prospect of promotion.

Up Captain Peacock
Captain Peacock's 20th year at Grace Brothers is rewarded with a key to the Executive wash room. Staff jealousy soon brings things back down to earth.

Funny Turns - John Inman
A look behind the scenes at the life and career of John Inman who plays Mr Humphries in the series. Featuring contemporary interviews with cast and crew.

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John Inman
Mollie Sugden
Frank Thornton
Wendy Richard
Nicholas Smith
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Ray Butt
David Croft
Gordon Elsbury
John Kilby
David Croft
Bernard Lloyd-Jones
John Stout
Genre Year Running Time Format Region Coding Dual
Comedy 1972 176:21 (Case: 180) 576i (PAL) 4
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English Dolby Digital 2.0 (224Kb/s)
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