Classic sitcom set in a Peckham barber shop, starring the late, great Norman Beaton. Desmond's was first shown on Channel 4 in 1989 and ran for six years.
Today is no ordinary day in the Ambrose household. A beautiful stranger, a 'male order man' and a handsome French teacher are all destined to enter their lives...
Desmond Ambrose runs a barber shop in Peckham, south-east London, called Desmond's - and his shop is the hub for the community's social scene.
A beautiful stranger, a 'male order man' and a French teacher enter the family's lives...
Series 1 Episode 1
Desmond considers selling up and retiring in luxury to Guyana
Series 1 Episode 2
Desmond's not keen on Michael's plans for expanding the business
Series 1 Episode 3
Shirley feels overworked and overweight; will a visit from her lively sister cheer her up?
Series 1 Episode 4
Porkpie can't bring himself to join in the birthday celebrations for Shirley
Series 1 Episode 5
Gloria is excited by the prospect of her date with an up-and-coming politician
Series 1 Episode 6