Alcock And Gander. Image shows from L to R: Mrs. Marigold Alcock (Beryl Reid), Richard Gander (Richard O'Sullivan). Copyright: Thames Television
Alcock And Gander

Alcock And Gander

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV1
  • 1972
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

Marigold Alcock, Richard Gander and Ernest run a rather dubious group of companies from a seedy two-room office in Soho. Stars Beryl Reid, Richard O'Sullivan and John Cater.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 2

Marigold is in urgent need of a new husband in a meeting with the landlord, and Richard has to decide between risking his trousers or risking the Alcock Group of Companies being thrown out of their Soho office.


This episode has been known by the unofficial title Husband In A Hurry.

Broadcast details

Monday 12th June 1972
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Beryl Reid Mrs. Marigold Alcock
Richard O'Sullivan Richard Gander
John Cater Ernest
Guest cast
Edwin Richfield Sweeney
Charles Lloyd Pack Roland
Aubrey Morris Mullins
John Serret Waiter
Writing team
Johnnie Mortimer Writer
Brian Cooke Writer
Production team
Alan Tarrant Director
Alan Tarrant Producer
Harry Clark Production Designer

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