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

Beggar My Neighbour

BBC One sitcom about a family. 23 episodes (pilot + 3 series), 1966 - 1968. Stars Reg Varney, Pat Coombs, June Whitfield, Peter Jones and Desmond Walter Ellis.

Series 1, Episode 1 - Have Car, Won't Travel

The comic misadventures of poor snobs the Garveys, and their well-to-do in-law next-door-neighbours, the Butts.

Broadcast details

Monday 13th March 1967
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Reg Varney Harry Butt
Pat Coombs Lana Butt
June Whitfield Rose Garvey
Peter Jones Gerald Garvey
Guest cast
James Beck Policeman
Arthur English Car Salesman
Robert Gillespie Detective
Arnold Ridley Stately Home Owner
Fred Hugh Second Policeman
Writing team
Ken Hoare Writer
Mike Sharland Writer
Production team
David Croft Producer

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