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Duration: 55 minutes

Chock-full of innuendo, dodgy lifts, occasional customers and much loved regulars, this documentary tells the story of the long-running farce set in the clothing section of a dilapidated department store.

It's an affectionate look back at one of Britain's most popular sitcoms, where off camera the veneer of camaraderie concealed an undercurrent of envy and sadness.

Last on

Sat 13 Apr 2013 17:30 BBC Two except Scotland, Wales

Music Played

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  • Mr Humphries and Mr Lucas

    Mr Humphries and Mr Lucas

    John Inman as Mr Humphries and Trevor Bannister as Mr Lucas

  • Mr Lucas, Mr Humphries, Captain Peacock and Mrs Slocombe

    Mr Lucas, Mr Humphries, Captain Peacock and Mrs Slocombe

    Trevor Bannister as Mr Lucas, John Inman as Mr Humphries, Frank Thornton as Captain Peacock and Mollie Sugden as Mrs Slocombe.


Samantha Peters


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