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

ITV sitcom about a dodgy business. 6 episodes (1 series) in 1972. Stars Beryl Reid, Richard O'Sullivan and John Cater.

Alcock And Gander - The Complete Series

Alcock And Gander - The Complete Series

An early sitcom by legendary comedy writers Johnnie Mortimer and Brian Cooke, Alcock And Gander stars BAFTA-winner Beryl Reid as Marigold Alcock - a woman who has been saddled with her late husband's less than flourishing business.

From a tiny, run-down office above a Soho strip club, the Alcock Group of Companies encompasses such household names as Captain Sotheby's Racing Service and Alcock Economy Coach Tours, while supplying an eager world with the likes of the Alcock Swiss Elixir and Artistic Books.

With the company came Ernest, the oldest office boy in the world, while Marigold's new business partner is the misguidedly ambitious Richard Gander (Richard O'Sullivan); as a man who has barely survived an Alcock Coach Tour, Marigold thinks it cheaper to hire him than to offer him a refund...

First released: Monday 26th November 2012

  • Distributor: Network
  • Region: 2
  • Discs: 1
  • Catalogue: 7953842

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