Tag Archives: Are You Being Served?

Ten Of Britain’s Funniest Workplaces

Sitcoms often work best when they present characters stuck in a situation they feel unable to get out of, try as they might. And while there is a lot of scope for this kind of thing in the home, the best examples can be found in offices ...

Frank Thornton, Capt. Peacock from ‘Are You Being Served?,’ Dies at 92

Fans of Are You Being Served?, the long-running, popular Britcom, will be saddened to note the passing of Frank Thornton, the long-faced character actor who so memorably played supercilious floorwalker Capt.

The Brit List: Seven Reasons Why “Are You Being Served?” Took Over The World

Tomorrow is the 40th anniversary of the first episode of Are You Being Served? an unlikely comedy show to become a worldwide hit, but a worldwide hit nevertheless, and probably because the characters do seem to represent a kind of ...

R.I.P. Mollie Sugden, Mrs. Slocombe of “Are You Being Served?”

She has passed away at 86. Another great gone in a week in which we’ve lost so many…

John Inman, Mr. Humphries from “Are You Being Served?,” Has Died

One of Britain’s best-known TV comedians has died: John Inman, seen right here on BBC AMERICA as Mr. Humphries on Are You Being Served?