Staff of Grace Brothers department store in London with their personal problems and their professional secrets.
Despite the tough conditions staff of both departmens try not to lose their spirit.
Grace Brothers decide to open half an hour earlier in order to attract customers on their way to work. The idea is a great success with takings up, but staff is unhappy that they have to be at work so early, so they decide to sabotage that plan.
Top Hat and Tails
Young Mr. Grace wants the Ladies and Men’s Wear department to form a ballroom dancing team to enter the national Golden Shoes Competition.
Forward Mr. Grainger
When Mr. Rumbold goes to Swansea for a month long sales seminar he appoints Mr. Grainger to be in charge. Mr. Grainger soon proves that it wasn’t such a good idea.
Young Mr. Grace warns Mr. Rumbold that there will be a fire practice, but refuses to tell him at what time.
Fifty Years On
Mrs. Slocombe makes several suggestions about her upcoming birthday, but the staff can’t figure out how old she could be.
Oh What a Tangled Web
Both Captain Peacock and Mr. Rumbold’s secretary are late at work, and it is rumoured that they have spent last night together.
The Father Christmas Affair
Christmas Special episode. Grace Brothers decides to have electric Father Christmas models, but this is soon cancelled when they go wrong.