Beggar My Neighbour. Image shows from L to R: Gerald Garvey (Peter Jones), Rose Garvey (June Whitfield). Copyright: BBC
Beggar My Neighbour

Beggar My Neighbour

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1966 - 1968
  • 23 episodes (3 series)

Comedy of familial relations. Gerald is a poor snob, whilst his next door neighbours - his wife's sister and her husband - are well-off working class. Stars Reg Varney, Pat Coombs, June Whitfield, Peter Jones and Desmond Walter Ellis

Key cast & crew credits

Reg Varney Harry Butt
Pat Coombs Lana Butt
June Whitfield Rose Garvey
Peter Jones Gerald Garvey (Series 1)
Desmond Walter Ellis (as Desmond Walter-Ellis) Gerald Garvey (Series 2-3)
Writing team
Ken Hoare Writer
Mike Sharland Writer
Production team
David Croft Director (Series 1-2)
David Croft Producer (Series 1-2)
Eric Fawcett Producer (Series 3)
Gordon Toms Production Designer (Series 1)
Alan Hunter-Craig Production Designer (Series 2)
Roger Liminton Production Designer (Series 2)
Peter Brachacki Production Designer (Series 3)
Alan Roper Composer
Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer

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