About the TV Show
london, england business working class family barbershop sitcom workplace comedy
First Air Date: January 05, 1989
|First Aired on||:||1989|
|Created By||:||Trix Worrell|
|Seasons/Episodes||:||71 episodes in 6 Seasons|
Desmond's was a British television situation comedy broadcast by Channel 4 from 1989 to 1994. With 71 episodes, Desmond's became Channel 4's longest-running sitcom. The first series was shot in 1988, with the first episode broadcast in January 1989. The show was made in and set in Peckham, London, England and featured a predominantly Black British Guyanese cast. Conceived and co-written by Trix Worrell, and produced by Charlie Hanson and Humphrey Barclay, this series starred Norman Beaton as barber Desmond Ambrose. Desmond's shop was a gathering place for an assortment of local characters.