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Series 1 Episode 1

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.