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 5

Can Mrs. Alcock interest Luigi in her wellington boots? Will Richard's visit to the strip club improve his knowledge? And will anyone notice the incriminating evidence left by Ernest on the fire escape?


This episode has been known by the unofficial title The Strip Club.

Broadcast details

Monday 3rd July 1972
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Beryl Reid Mrs. Marigold Alcock
Richard O'Sullivan Richard Gander
John Cater Ernest
Guest cast
Patrick Newell Luigi
Larry Martyn Delivery Man
Howard Goorney Big Maxie
Charlotte Howard Rosie
Neil Wilson D/Sgt Hawkins
Paul Haley Constable
Mike Berry Patrol P.C.
Writing team
Johnnie Mortimer Writer
Brian Cooke Writer
Production team
Alan Tarrant Director
Alan Tarrant Producer
Harry Clark Production Designer

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