The programme deals with the working life of the staff of the Ladies' and Gent's Outfitting departments at Grace Brothers a large London Store. Captain Peacock (Frank Thornton) is the pompous Floorwalker in overall charge on the floor and Mr Rumbold (Nicholas Smith) is the Departmental Manager.
Last Episode10x07 The Pop Star Aired: Apr. 01, 1985
Mr. Spooner is discovered by a record producer, and he wants him to make a demo tape. Mr. Spooner's voice keeps giving out, and they have to …
- Mrs. Betty Slocombe
- Mr. Wilberforce Clayborne Hu…
- Mr. Cuthbert Rumbold
- Captain Stephen Peacock
- Mr. Ernest Grainger
Series Fun Facts
- Every time Mr Rumbold addresses the decisions made in the 'boardroom' he looks upwards.
- Goof (continuity error): Character's first names vary throughout the series: Mr. Lucas is variously James or Dick; Mr. Harman starts as Harry, then becomes Beverley; the cleaner has three…
[show]Goof (continuity error): Character's first names vary throughout the series: Mr. Lucas is variously James or Dick; Mr. Harman starts as Harry, then becomes Beverley; the cleaner has three different names, always played by the same actress.
- Originally transmitted unexpectedly during the 1972 Munich Olympics when the BBC needed replacement programming following the massacre of Israeli Athletes by a Palestinian terrorist group.