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

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Series 1, Episode 5 - At Home On Saturday

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


This episode no longer exists in the archives. It is missing, believed wiped.

Broadcast details

Monday 17th April 1967
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Reg Varney Harry Butt
Pat Coombs Lana Butt
June Whitfield Rose Garvey
Peter Jones Gerald Garvey
Guest cast
Leon Cortez Mr. Crogan
Anna Wing Mrs. Crogan
Robert Raglan Police Sergeant
Bill Pertwee Police Constable
Sheila Bernette Olive
Mai Bacon Olive's Mother
Writing team
Ken Hoare Writer
Mike Sharland Writer
Production team
David Croft Producer
Gordon Toms Production Designer
Alan Roper Composer
Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer

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