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 2, Episode 6 - For Better, For Worse

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

Broadcast details

Sunday 6th August 1967
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Reg Varney Harry Butt
Pat Coombs Lana Butt
June Whitfield Rose Garvey
Desmond Walter Ellis (as Desmond Walter-Ellis) Gerald Garvey
Guest cast
Rosemary Faith Deirdre Garvey
Anneke Wills Actor
Jeffrey Gardiner Actor
Stella Tanner Actor
Bob Todd Actor
Queenie Watts Actor
Christopher Sandford Actor
Leon Cortez Actor
Writing team
Ken Hoare Writer
Mike Sharland Writer
Production team
David Croft Producer

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