‘Allo ‘Allo! Series 01 Overview


Introduction

‘Allo ‘Allo! is a British sitcom television series created by David Croft and Jeremy Lloyd, starring Gorden Kaye, and originally broadcast on BBC One.

Outline

The sitcom focuses on the life of a French café owner in Nouvion, during the German occupation of France in the Second World War, who has to deal with problems caused by a dishonest German officer, a local French Resistance leader, a stolen painting, and a pair of trapped British airmen, while concealing from his wife the secret affairs he is having with his waitresses.

Background

The British TV sitcom series ‘Allo ‘Allo! pilot was originally broadcast on 30 December 1982.

It was repeated as the first of a series of eight episodes broadcast from 06 September 1984 to 19 October 1984.

Cast

  • Gorden Kaye as René Artois.
  • Carmen Silvera as Edith Artois.
  • Rose Hill as Madame Fanny La Fan.
  • Vicki Michelle as Yvette Carte-Blanche.
  • Francesca Gonshaw as Maria Recamier.
  • Kirsten Cooke as Michelle Dubois.
  • Jack Haig as Monsieur Roger LeClerc.
  • Kenneth Connor as Monsieur Alfonse.
  • Richard Marner as Colonel Kurt von Strohm.
  • Guy Siner as Lieutenant Hubert Gruber.
  • Sam Kelly as Captain Hans Geering.
  • Hilary Minster as General Erich von Klinkerhoffen.
  • Richard Gibson as Herr Otto Flick.
  • Kim Hartman as Private Helga Geerhart.
  • John D. Collins as Officer Fairfax.
  • Nicholas Frankau as Officer Carstairs.

‘Allo ‘Allo! Series

You can find a full index and overview of ‘Allo ‘Allo! here.

The following episode names are the ones found on the British R2 DVDs with alternative region titles given next to them (where applicable).

Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s): David Croft.
  • Writer(s): David Croft and Jeremy Lloyd.
  • Release Date: 07 September 1984 to 19 October 1984.
  • Running time: 25 to 45 minutes.
  • Rating: PG.
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.

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