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
- The "lift voice" heard during the theme song played in each episode is that of Stephanie Gathercole who plays Mr. Rumbold's secretary in the earliest episodes.
- With the death of Frank Thornton (Captain Stephen Peacock) on March 16, 2013 at age 92, the only member of the original cast still living is Nicholas Smith (Mr. Cuthbert Rumbold).
- 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.